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IBM Middle East Security Operations Manager
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Your Role and Responsibilities
The IBM Middle East Country Security Operations Manager is directly responsible for implementing risk assessment, physical security, information protection, investigations, and emergency management programs identified in the IBM Corporate Security Manual and IBM Legal Instruction.
- Align security and emergency programs with IBM Middle East Business Objectives.
- Manage the integrated security organization and assist in ensuring that standardized security processes; full implementation of Corporate Security implemented tools and programs and eliminating non-core mission activities.
- Ensure that all probable and one time high consequence risks to IBM Middle East business operations are identified and mitigating measures implemented to reduce risk.
- Ensure that IBM Middle East facilities meet established IBM Corporate Security Manual (SECMAN) requirements and oversee the management of all IBM Corporate Security Databases and oversee the effectiveness of the MSA and Security Business Controls mechanisms.
- Ensure that the IBM Middle East is properly accomplishing incident, CMT and hotline reporting and that incident and other investigative reports are proper in format and terminology as established by the Corporate HQ.
- Manage client security programs through delivery teams to ensure that contracted security requirements are properly implemented and to assist delivery teams with client audits of customer areas.
- This also includes Strategic Outsourcing engagements.
- Participate in liaison with external bodies, including law enforcement, government, and other companies' security functions, and continue to build and promote personal contacts with the authorities to maximize our preparedness against possible external threats.
- Provide investigative advice and participate in major case investigations as required.
- Maintain regular liaison with other IBM entities involved with investigations, to include, HR, Internal Audit, AP and Corporate IBM Security Investigative teams.
- Support audit programs for external and internal IBM clients.
- Oversea the Executive Protection Program for IBM Middle East.
- Oversea the IBM Middle East Security and Emergency Planning Awareness Programs.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Experience in corporate security operations which includes risk assessment, physical security, information protection, investigations, and emergency management programs
- Good experience in security audit and compliance
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- MNC org experience
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About the Company
For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.
Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.
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