Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Black Pearl

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: RP174-863

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client, a large entity based in Abu Dhabi, is currently looking for a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). In this role, the job holder will focus on information security and information technology risk management and will be able to lead the entity and establish governance.

* The ideal candidate will be able to set the strategy, build multiple frameworks and networks to convey the vision of the organization.


To be considered for this role, you need to meet the following requirements:

* Knowledgeable of business management and possess working knowledge of information security risk management and cybersecurity technologies.
* Project management skills: financial/budget management, scheduling, and resource management.
* Knowledgeable in information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, ITIL, COBIT.
* Information and data security certifications such as CISSP / CISM / CISA etc.
* Stakeholder management and leadership skills are key.
* Must have at least 7 to 10 years of experience in information security and risk management.
* At least 5 years in a leadership role.
* Emirati Nationals are preferred, but not a must.
* Ideal candidates will come from a leading Multinational/Government entity.
* Must have a Business Admin degree or any other relevant degree
* Time management, multi-tasking, and flexibility skills are essential to succeed in this role

About the Company

Black Pearl is a progressive, dynamic and well structured HR solution provider that offers permanent recruitment services, HR consultancy, psychometric assessments, coaching and also professional training services for clients from different corporate sectors in the Middle East.

Like a rare and unique black pearl, we consider our partnership with our clients and job seekers as a fine, precious and valuable encounter that needs to be affirmed, developed and supported with a strong commitment to deliver not only the right services but the best in the industry.

Our aim is to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients, strategically offering Black Pearl services that are customized to the unique requirements of our clients and job seekers alike, resulting in effectively achieving goals and all that is required in this ever evolving and competitive market.

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