Head of IT Security

Job Info

Job ID:
Business Lobby
Company Type:
Banking Health Care / Medical IT/Software Medical Security Solutions 
Job type:
Open position:
Cybersecurity Manager IS Manager IT Manager 
Job Title:
Head of IT Security
United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
CCE Communication Engineering Computer Science IT Telecommunication 
Bachelor’s Degree Certification 
Experience Level:
6-10 years 
Working Days:


Job Description

Our client, an expanding medical company based in the UAE is looking for a Head of IT Security:



  • Developing, implementing and monitoring a strategic, comprehensive enterprise cybersecurity and IT risk management program
  • Provides the direction for Company’s data and cybersecurity protection, and oversee Technology governance and policies
  • Develops Company security strategy, security awareness programs, security architecture, and security incident response
  • Provides strategic risk guidance for IT projects, including evaluation and recommendation of technical controls
  • Continuous improvement by ensuring security updates and implemented as and when necessary
  • Coordinate internal and external audits related to information Security
  • Oversee incident response planning and security breach investigations
  • Define and report on information security metrics
  • Stay updated on new technologies in order to ensure compliance with the Information Security requirements
  • Provides project management and leadership to staff and external resources in support of established goals and objectives, improved efficiencies, and problem resolution


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or IT or any related field
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the field of Information Security or Cybersecurity
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification
  • Knowledge of Information technology infrastructure library (ITIL) (certification preferred) with respect to security administration and information technology governance in a multiplatform environment
  • Experience in establishing cybersecurity and risk metrics for reporting
  • Strong Emotional Intelligence with demonstrated sustained leadership in a large organization involving multiple stakeholders
  • Effective English communication skills, both verbal and written


Work Schedule:

5 days a week