Role details

Manager- Information, Security and Risk- UAE Nationals only

International   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Excellent opportunity for all UAE Nationals in the IT Security field
  • Position is based in Abu Dhabi

About Our Client

My client is a Government Company based in Abu Dhabi.

Job Description

The role of Assistant Manager- ISR will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Implementing a program to identify and report the usage of threat intelligence services and articulate the business benefits it provides
  • Implementing a forensics program to identify the required forensics requirements, utilize/leverage current forensics tools and deliver as a pro-active and/or reactive service
  • Developing the annual Information Security awareness plan with the assistance of group communications and human capital teams to ensure it successful rollout. Introduction of new communication channels like e-learning are encouraged to be developed while using existing channels. The candidate will be responsible for delivering the plan successfully.
  • Developing and owning (responsibility for) a security incident response program, process, policies and team. Severity of incidents and the different teams and partners must be considered as well as regulatory requirements.
  • Monitoring compliance with the organization's information security policies and procedures among employees, contractors, alliances, and other third parties, and referring problems to appropriate department managers or administrators
  • Monitoring internal control systems (technologies) to ensure that appropriate information access levels
  • Participate as a member of the Information Security Council, IT projects committee (when required) and the Change Management committee (when required)
  • Responsible for providing Security Metrics to Senior management for the areas of where he/she is responsible for
  • Assist in the design or re-designing of internal networks
  • Assist the Vice President - Information Security & Risk in budgeting for upcoming year objectives
  • Plan, coordinate, evaluate, test, implement and manage projects assigned to the Information Security & Risk sub-unit on time and within budget
  • Maintain the Information Security & Risk Team site on the organization intranet, and update with news, events and relevant information
  • If a team is present, maintain a fun, challenging and productive environment for reporting employees, with their development as a focus.
  • Keep-in-touch with the latest security technologies and threats within the market in order to expand one's knowledge and remain up-to-date

The Successful Applicant

For the role of the Assistant Manager- ISR my client is looking for candidates with the following:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or any other equivalent IT degree essential
  • Masters degree in Information Systems preferable
  • One of the following specialist /tertiary certifications preferred including CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, CEH, etc.
  • Minimum 5-8 years dedicated proven experience in IT security within a structured technical environment.
  • Proven experience of successfully defining security aspects of a variety of solution architectures on at least three large-scale projects.
  • Proven experience of leading the security solution definition and implementation on at least two large-scale projects.
  • Proven experience of operating at a corporate-wide architecture level, covering strategic direction of the business and reflecting the IT component of the business plan.
  • Proven and extensive experience with business continuity planning as well as disaster recovery planning
  • Proven experience in building forensic capabilities for organizations
  • Proven experience in creating information security policy as well as determine strategies to create programs and processes to track compliance to them
  • Proven experience in carrying out security awareness programs and mechanisms to measure its success
  • Proven experience in developing and leading incident response programs and teams
  • Proven experience of working with local regulators and devising strategies to monitor compliance (mapping controls to frameworks).
  • Proven experience with working on information security reporting methodologies, including KPIs & KRIs, security dashboards, etc.

What's on Offer

Excellent package with benefits

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