Head of Information Security

Jeddah Permanent
  • Lead the Information Security function
  • Be a part of a fast-growing company

About Our Client

Our client is a leading organisation in the Travel & Tourism industry, and based in Jeddah.

Job Description

The Head of Information Security will be responsible for:

  • Implementation of Information Security strategy and roadmap
  • Performance management of the Information Security function
  • Budgeting cycle with Finance, for Information Security function
  • Improvements in the function's policies and procedures
  • Adherence to regulatory requirements
  • Implementing tools and technologies relevant to Information Security
  • Managing SOC (i.e. events and logs analysis, email security, cloud security, Vulnerability Assessment/Management, threat hunting, threat intelligence, incident response, etc.)
  • Managing GRC
  • Managing Identity & Access Management (IAM)
  • Providing subject matter expertise
  • Vendors/proposal evaluation and vendor management
  • Management reporting and dealing directly with key stakeholders of Information Security department
  • Recruitment, team management and development

The Successful Applicant

The Head of Information Security will have/be:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or other relevant fields of study
  • 5+ years of relevant Information Security experience, of which at least 2+ years must be leading the Information Security function
  • CISM, CISSP, CEH, GIAC SANS, or other relevant certifications
  • Strong knowledge and experience in security operations and security controls
  • Experience in Threat and Vulnerability Management
  • Knowledge of security products available in the industry
  • Based in, or willing to relocate to, Jeddah

What's on Offer

An attractive package with benefits is available for the right candidate.

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Job summary

Senior IT Management
Leisure, Travel & Tourism
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