AF21734 - Information Security Manager | Enterprise IT | Al Futtaim Group | Dubai, UAE

Department: Enterprise IT
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 25-Jan-2016

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.

Financial Services

Al-Futtaim is a trusted name in the financial services sector with over 30 years experience in the UAE.

Al-Futtaim’s financial services sector operations include 11 companies operate in 5 countries.

Enterprise IT

Al-Futtaim Enterprise IT provides support to the Al-Futtaim Group across all geographies. It manages the IT application and infrastructure across various lines of business including Automotive, Retail, Real Estate and Financial Services. The core components of EIT are Business Application Management, Infrastructure &Operations, Enterprise Architecture, Service Management, Information Security, IT Procurement and IT Governance.

About the Position:

We are currently looking for Sr. IT Information Security Manager to join our Enterprise IT team based in Dubai.

Reporting to the Head of Enterprise Architecture & IT Compliance, you will be responsible for supporting management with the overall administration and dash-boarding of InfoSec Compliance within Enterprise IT.

This role will be composed of a variety of activities, including very tactical, operational and strategic activities in support of initiatives that include:

  • Security liaison
  • Architecture/Engineering support
  • Operational support
About You:

To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate the following:

  • Degree in Information Systems/Computer Science with relevant security certifications (CISA, CISM or CISSP)
  • 5 years of IT experience, with 3 years in an Information Security role
  • Experience working with legal, audit and compliance staff
  • Experience developing and maintaining policies, procedures, standards and guidelines
  • Understanding of operating system internals and network protocols
  • Experience in system technology security testing (vulnerability scanning and penetration testing)
  • Knowledge of COBIT Framework, IT policies, Standards and regulatory requirements
  • Business focused and team worker
  • Excellent interpersonal  skill
  • Good written and verbal communication skill
Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.