ETIC, Cyber Security Cyber Risk - (Senior) Associate


Cairo, Egypt

Ref: HP639-3439

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Line of Service


Advisory - Other

Management Level
Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary
Cyber security is one of the defining topics of our age, and cyber risk represents one of the most significant strategic risks to PwC's clients. In a recent PwC survey, it remains the top risk in the minds of CEO's globally, with 91% of UK CEOs rating it as a significant concern. Businesses are changing rapidly, facing disrupted supply chains, rapidly changing workforces and accelerating digital transformation on an unprecedented scale.

At PwC we help our clients transform, and our cyber security practice enables them to execute that transformation securely and to become more resilient to cyber security threats. Our cyber security practice operates nationally, and serves clients holistically with strategy, risk and governance advice, and with deep technical implementation and assurance expertise.

Cyber Security Cyber Risk & Controls (Senior) Associate, core responsibility overview:

- Global orientation - Work with a global mindset with teams based in the UK, Germany and other Middle Eastern Countries
- Holistic advisory services - As a member of an ambitious and fast-growing team, you will advise leading industrial companies on various governance, risk and compliance (GRC) topics.
- Security evaluation - You support in performing a range of cyber security assessments and audits against industry frameworks & controls, including the evaluation of compliance with regulatory requirements, Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) capabilities and program maturity level assessments. You will be executing benchmarks using tools and reporting outcomes against industry standards.
- Cyber requirements definition - You participate in the development, review and ongoing maintenance of cyber security policies, standards, procedures.
- Personal development - You can expect excellent development opportunities with challenging tasks, accompanied by practical coaching and a wide range of training possibilities and learning pathways. Continuous exposure and exchange with other companies in our PwC network enables you to gain international experience.


Role requirements:

- Good knowledge and/or a proven record of success in regard to Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC)
- Good knowledge of common cyber security frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST CSF & PCI DSS
- Experience in executing cyber security audits and assessments
- Experience in defining cyber security policies, standards and procedures
- At least 1 year of relevant work experience for Associate grade
- At least 3 years of relevant work experience for Senior Associate grade
- Open minded seeking innovative solutions
- Ability to work within a fast-paced & unstructured environment
- Ability to interact efficiently with senior members of the firm across multiple time zones
- Self-starter attitude

Essential skills & attributes:

- Experience in Consulting or working within multinational environments
- Good communication and presentation skills
- Ability and willingness to learn new subject areas
- Ability to work within a fast-paced & unstructured environment. Must be able to multi-task and effectively and continually prioritise
- Excellent oral and written English skills.


- University degree, ideally in the fields of computer and information science, business informatics, data science, cyber security, Information Technology, Management Information Systems
- Cyber security certifications (i.e. CISSP, CISM, ISO 27001) are a plus

Travel Requirements
Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

About the Company

At PwC Middle East, we've set out an ambitious purpose and strive to live it everyday: to solve important problems and build trust in society.

We're a community of solvers that come together in unexpected ways to build trust and create sustained outcomes. We solve important problems, support one another as we grow, develop and build fulfilling careers.

PwC provides industry-focused services for public and private clients across Assurance and Audit, Deals, Consulting, Tax and Legal. We draw on our development legacy that brings together the collective experience of over 7,000 people in our region with offices across 12 countries to solve for tomorrow.

We're striving to consistently deliver innovative work that builds trust and delivers sustained outcomes. And we're proud of the strength that comes from all our different backgrounds and experiences and we value everyone's uniqueness. We thrive in uncertainty, operate with integrity and leverage the diverse perspectives of our teams.

If you're looking for a place that fuels your ambition to make a difference, that matches your curiosity with continuous learning opportunities and reimagines ways of working to enable you to lead a more balanced life, then you're a future PwCer.

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