Job description / Role
Line of Service
Internal Firm Services
IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other
Job Description & Summary
PwC is driving major change across information and cyber security by building a centralized model to provide security services across the entire network of member firms. Mandated at the network level, Network Information Security (NIS) operates outside Information Technology (IT) and is responsible for this major program initiative, from definition of the security strategy to the execution of the global Cyber Readiness Program, moving from local to globally provided services.
Our mission is to identify, control, and reduce the attack surface across the network of member firms while increasing our adversaries' cost of attack.
NIS is redefining cyber security on a global scale at PwC. Our mission protects 223,000 PwC members across 157 member firms worldwide, as well as our global clients.
If you are seeking an exciting career with the scope to grow your cyber security skills through major change on a global scale, then NIS will empower you to do so.
What does your work look like?
This role is part of Middle East territory Chief Information Security Office (CISO)
Team. The team enables local and ME Regional security effectiveness and helps remove roadblocks and barriers from Cyber Readiness Program journey.
You will collaborate with both the NIS global teams and the network of firms in ME to support issue resolution and drive progress against better adoption of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Application Security Services.
Your skills and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Engage with member firm stakeholders to assess member firm needs to make recommendations for the implementation of NIS global security strategy.
• Collaborate with our global teams to ensure member firm needs are reflected in centrally driven activities.
• Act as trusted advisor while providing security consultation, governance and support regarding Governance, Risk and Compliance
• Security consultation, governance, escalations, and support regarding Application Security Assurance
• Leverage business communication skills to inform, persuade, and teach stakeholders across a global network of member firms to enable effective information security activities and processes in line with the cyber readiness program.
• Ability to frame threats and exposures in a business context recognized by non-technical staff and executives.
• Education and coaching CEE Stakeholder communities regarding Application Security Assurance (Application Security Reviews, Penetration testing and Code reviews)
Who are you
• High level understanding of professional services industry business model, service offerings, and threat landscapes
• Aligning technical and the business world - ability to influence
• Interest in Information Security and a broad understanding of its ability to act as a differentiator in the market
• Solid understanding of technical information security risks in all of its facets
• Experience in application and/or vendor risk assessment
• Inquisitive nature and intuition regarding what questions to ask, when, and their relative significance.
• Creative problem solving and strong communication skills.
• Possess a growth mindset and be able to adapt to operate in different environments.
• Bachelor or Master's degree.
• Up to 3 Years' experience in a relevant information security role is an advantage
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.