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Head Of Digital Security Advisory (CONTRACT) - Enterprise IT -Dubai Job in United Arab Emirates
Al Futtaim Private Company LLC , United Arab Emirates

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2 Years
0 - 0 USD
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
As Described in Job Ad
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 3, 2021
Last Date
Jun 29, 2021

Job Description

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

Head of Digital Security Advisory (CONTRACT) | Enterprise IT | Dubai

About the Task

Provide input and guidance to the business and projects on security requirements for proposed solutions (Feasibility stage)

Create standard design patterns for technical solutions based on standards

Assess business and technical solutions against security design patterns, best practice and International Baselines (CIS)

Reviewing current system security measures and recommending and implementing enhancements and Changes

Review and improve the Security engagement model and governance with PMO, Enterprise Architecture and the Business

Manage a small team of Security Architects, overseeing work delivered, workload and administration

Knowledge in the implementation and adoption of Agile methods delivering Cloud Pod Org structure

Identify risks and threats within organisation's technical designs

Propose mitigation security controls against existing IT and Enterprise Risks

Hands on approach to providing guidance and support to the business

Self-starter with experience setting up and creating new processes for a Security Architecture function

Technical solution assessment and vendor evaluation including scoring and selection

Assess production readiness of new solutions against security recommendations

Understand information security and data governance processes, data loss prevention capabilities, cloud access security broker

Technical Skills:

Deep experience in Azure Cloud security design and assessment

Experience with O365, Azure, EMS E5, Intune, MFA, SSO, Key Vault, PAM/PIM

Experienced in network design security, WAN, LAN Router, switch and VLAN, wireless security

Security Pattern creation and design

Deep knowledge of Agile way of working – Scrum/Kanban

Windows, UNIX and Linux operating systems

SAP, Salesforce,

Risk assessment procedures, policy formation, role-based authorization methodologies,authentication technologies and security attack vectors.

A clear understanding of the following: ISO27001, NIST, CIS, COBIT, NESA, GDPR / Privacy Compliance.

Job Specification

Soft Skills:

Decision Maker

Planning skills

Time Management

Process Driven

Positive & Constructive Attitude

Analytical thinking

Competent and committed

Innovator/Out of the box thinker


Superior Communication skills (both Business & Technical)

Adaptive – pitches the message based on the audience

Assertive – needs to influence and enforce security in teams and squads

Stakeholder Management skills

We’re here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.

Before you click “apply”: Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities. We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.

As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process. We make every effort to review and respond to every application.

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Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Consumer Goods - Dubai, United Arab Emirates