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Senior Cyber Security Specialist

Division: Risk Management Division
Department: Information Security Department
Position Title: Senior Cyber Security Specialist

Job Summary:
– To primarily ensure Bank acts in accordance with its internal policies, external compliance requirements, and risk appetite through the alignment of strategy with organizational
– To ensure the operational environment remains secured, managing risk to acceptable level by analyzing risk probability, impact and prioritizing control implementation.

Job Responsibilities:
– Develop, implement, and maintain Information Security policies, standards, and frameworks in line with regulatory demands and new international standard practices.
– Overseeing Information Security compliance to ensure adherence to the bank’s security policies and standards.
– Preparing MIS Trackers, Reports and Dashboards for the management.
– Perform Information security risk assessment against industry standard security framework/policies for IT/IS risks
– Document, Approve and Progress the Implementation of the Information Security Awareness Program Employees & Customers.
– Develop and report on program execution KPIs to the ISWG (IS workgroup) on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
– Maintain the CBO, SWIFT & PCI-DSS compliance tracking. Produce the reports and dashboard. Ensure to share the report and dashboard with the ISWG (IS Workgroup) on monthly basis. Ensure
timely closure, escalation of the action items and track / record activities in auditable format
– Report any violation to approved security policies and provide recommendations.
– Logs all InfoSec related Incidents and track for closure of the incidents and maintain risk register.
– Conduct research and gain awareness of latest information security trends.
– Liaise with different entities on security events or global threats.
– Liaise with different team members to deploy security controls recommended by vendors and by Information security team.
– Work closely with SOC team and Security assessment team.
– Ensure all tasks are carried out according to bank’s policies, procedures and standards.
– Participate in information security related initiatives and projects as assigned or other duties as assigned.
– Ensure alignment with regulatory and compliance frameworks.
– Help and advise the IT departments to stay up-to-date on the latest security issues and threats.

Minimum Qualification & experience required:
– 7 to 12 years of relevant experience.
– Degree in Information Security/IT or equivalent.
– Preferred Professional Information Security Certification or equivalent.
– ITIL v3(Information Technology Information Library)
– ISO/IEC 2013:27001 Lead Implementer
– ISO/IEC 2013:27001 Lead Implementer
– CEH (Certified Ethical Hacking)
– CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)

Skills required:
– Leadership Skills
– Effective Communication skills.
– Strong Risk Analysis skills.
– Attention to Details.
– Problem-Solving skills.
– Coordination skills.
– Teamwork skills.
– Reporting skills.
– Research skills
– Assessment skills.
– Sound Arabic & English Languages skills.

This job announcement is valid until 03/04/2024

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