Governance, Risk and Compliance Associate Project Manager

New York City, Remote North America

The database market is massive (IDC estimates it to be $121B+ by 2025!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

MongoDB is seeking an Associate Project Manager to join MongoDB’s Governance, Risk and Compliance team. MongoDB aligns its practices to multiple compliance frameworks in order to support our customer’s needs. As we continue to grow, MongoDB is expanding to support more compliance frameworks. 

The Governance, Risk and Compliance Associate Project Manager will lead the company-wide required training initiative and also provide project management support related to MongoDB’s Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) efforts. This involves but is not limited to; creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation, liaising with internal stakeholders, preparing data for further analysis and reporting, coordinating meetings and providing general administrative support to enable continuous growth of the GRC Programs.

The GRC Associate Project Manager should have demonstrated experience of documents and data handling, proven general administration, be familiar with change management enabling organizations to improve and/or establish efficient and effective processes, and drive forward change. 

The database market is massive (the IDC estimates it to be $106B+ by 2024!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. The MongoDB community is transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity. This position has significant growth potential and we’re looking for someone who is excited to take initiative and eager to learn.

This role can be based out of our New York City office or remotely in the US.

Position Expectations:

PMO Processes

  • Assist in the production and maintenance of GRC Programs data and prepare metrics for further analysis and reporting 
  • Draft communications and presentations around GRC Programs 
  • Assist in the production and maintenance of GRC related processes and policy documentations including coordination of annual documentation reviews in preparation for external compliance audits 
  • Maintain the GRC team’s internal wiki providing continued updates to ensure that we have a robust central repository for all GRC related items for our employees and stakeholders
  • Support preparation of annual roadmap creation and take responsibility for identifying dependencies and resource requirements
  • Track schedules and identify any obstacles that may impact milestones and key delivery dates  
  • Draft agendas based on meeting’s goals,  take meeting minutes, document action items and follow up on their completion 
  • Help liaise with internal stakeholders to communicate GRC requirements and gather feedback

Company-Wide Required Training Program

  • Drive end-to-end implementation of required trainings for new hires and annual renewal (including training for GRC, Legal and Human Resources) in our current Learning Management System (Docebo) 
  • Manage the operational side of the required training program including but not limited to; creating documentation, monitoring and responding to incoming inquiries (via jira, g-mail, slack, etc.), run reports and discover relevant completion trends, maintaining the Required Training wiki
  • Understand current compliance requirements and trends to inform training and communication strategies
  • Work in partnership with our Learning & Development team and external consultants to assess system requirements and recommend appropriate learning strategies and solutions for complex compliance content and skills & behaviors
  • Facilitate requirements gathering and collaborate on the creation of integrated project plans and timelines

Candidate Profile

  • Minimum 2-years experience of performing project management type support
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced tech environment and correctly prioritize workload and requests
  • An understanding of the fundamental project management processes (e.g. scoping, planning, risk management, change control, communication, etc.)
  • Experience creating and maintaining project management documentation (e.g. product description/business case, kickoff presentations, communication plans, action logs, project plans, resource plans, and meeting minutes)
  • Familiarity with compliance trainings and/or learning management systems (LMS)
  • The ability to communicate clearly to various levels of management (including executive management), across various business functions
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills 
  • Ability to work well with people -- experience interfacing with technical and non-technical persons
  • An enthusiastic spirit -- be proactive and enjoy challenges across a broad range of disciplines
  • Familiarity with compliance programs or technical audits in several Information Security related frameworks (e.g. SOC2, ISO27001, PCI DSS, FedRAMP, NIST SP 800-53) is a plus
  • Position is open to remote candidates

Success Measures

The Governance, Risk and Compliance Associate Project Manager will be successful in this role when they can execute the following strategic tasks: 

  • People: Ability to build trust with the GRC team and internal stakeholders 
  • Organization: Ability to manage multiple parallel efforts 
  • Communication: Successfully communicate outstanding actions, needs, process recommendations and metrics to management
  • Research: Gather and analyze feedback from internal stakeholders and develop recommendations with respect to GRC Programs 
  • Customer Service: Provide great customer service and ensure MongoDB’s GRC Programs operate efficiently with minimal interruption to internal teams

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