• Competitive
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Funds Partnership Asia
  • 19 Feb 19

Head of IT Security (International)

Our client is one of the largest global banks with a fast growing presence. Due to their rapid expansion, they are currently looking for a Head of IT Security International. This is a great opportunity for those with the relevant skill set who wants to join a dynamic organisation.

The ideal candidate would be proficient in providing oversight guidance and governance to subsidiaries relating to IT security. Additionally, he/she would have a management position in the Information Security department for at least 5 years.

This is a role that would be working closely with the Head of Risk, COO and other relevant stakeholders in each of the subsidiaries and international branches, hence we are looking for someone who has excellent communication skills as well as an in-depth understanding of Information Security methodologies

The role would also be focusing on leading in the implementation of the Information Security Framework (Polies, Procedures and standards) with the aim to improve the groups management of its Information Security and to increase the effectiveness of management’s oversight by creating a methodology and list of KPI/KRIs to monitor the effectiveness or controls and assess the security posture of the entities.

Requirements:

  1. At least 10 years’ experience in a major International bank of which at least 5 years in a management position in Information Security department.
  2. Bachelor’s degree preferably in information technology or related subjects 
  3. Proficiency in risk concepts, banking products/ operations/ systems, pertinent regulatory requirements
  4. General knowledge of regulatory, political, reputational and environmental risk issues that would impact a complex financial services entity

Please note that this role is located in Doha and will involve liaison with Subsidiary and International Branch locations when required.

Interested candidates can apply to this role or can send their CV directly to me to justin@fundspartnership.com

*Please note that due to the high number of applications we receive we are unable to respond on an individual basis.

Successful candidates will be contacted within 7 days, and those unsuccessful on this occasion will be saved on file until a suitable vacancy arises. Thank you for your interest