Vice President Information Security
GEMS Group Holdings Limited
Dubai, Dubai, AE
منذ 4 يوم
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Vacancy Details 11210 Vice President Information Security Location UAE Dubai About the Role The Vice President Information Security is responsible to define and implement GEMS Education s information security strategy aligned with existing local and global Information Security and Data Privacy regulations and best practices Additionally she he will be responsible to plan and implement information security and data privacy measures and responses aimed to protect the GEMS Education network systems and data against breach accidental or unauthorized damage modification or disclosure The role also will be instrumental in promoting information security and data privacy awareness to employees by communicating information security and data privacy policies and procedures on a regular basis and monitoring compliance Key Accountabilities Strategic Lead the development of effective information security and data privacy strategy monitor its implementation across GEMS Education Lead the development of information security and data privacy policies procedures and processes Establish information security guidelines and standards as per industry best practices Review progress of Information Security against KPIs on a regular basis Lead the efforts towards regulatory compliance to the local Data Protection and Data Privacy laws as applicable to GEMS Education Collaborate with IT teams to review architectural designs including application security setups and use of the network and evaluate compliance to applicable security standards in alignment with business objectives Operational Lead the design implementation operation and maintenance of the Information Security Management System Develop information security and data disaster recovery plans to ensure uninterrupted business operations and avoid the loss of sensitive data Oversee the installation of security infrastructures such as firewalls IDS IPS antivirus and antispam applications and wireless security Develop an information security plan to ensure confidentiality integrity availability accountability and compliance Lead the identification investigation and handling of information security and data privacy violations and incidents e g virus infections compromised information data integrity problems in compliance with approved information security and data privacy procedures Lead information security risk assessments and controls selection activities recommend mitigation plans as well as improvements when needed Identify and analyze emerging threats to GEMS information security and develop mitigation plans Promote information security and data privacy awareness to employees by communicating policies and procedures on a regular basis and monitoring adherence to such policies and procedures standards and guidelines Act as a functional advisor on information security and data privacy matters including routine information security activities and emerging information security risks Oversee monitoring and review of information security and data privacy violations and reports on a regular basis to ensure that these are investigated escalated to appropriate levels of management as necessary and corrective actions are taken in a timely manner Ensure the enforcement of information security and data privacy controls Assist in conducting vulnerability assessments attack and penetration testing and risk assessments in relation to GEMS information security infrastructure Ensure high standards of confidentiality and privacy protection to safeguard commercially sensitive information and personal data Lead the development of Information Security Management System ISMS as defined by international security frameworks such as ISO 27001 Oversee the identification of the data protection privacy regulations in the region and lead the compliance management process Lead the implementation and development of student online safety and awareness program People Management Supervise the team in their daytoday tasks and guides them in managing their performance by providing appropriate feedback and counseling Perform periodic performance reviews for direct subordinates based on GEMS Education s Performance Management framework Contribute to the development of employees through identifying appropriate learning and development needs Qualifications Experience Skills Graduate or Post Graduate Degrees in Information Security Computer Science Engineering or a related technical degree Internationally recognized professional certification e g CISSP CISA CISM ISO 27001 ISMS Implementer Lead Auditor CRISC will be an added advantage At least 5 years of experience in a leadership position role managing teams Preferably as a Head of Information Security Detailed understanding of risk management framework About Your Benefits An attractive remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate including taxfree salary medical cover tuition fee concessions annual leave and end of service benefits About GEMS Trusted for over 60 years and now a third generation education family GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai Today we have the privilege of educating over 170 000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally over 270 000 students access resources through our services division About Application Process If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role we would welcome your application To complete the application you would need the following document s 1 Resume CV 2 Passportsize photograph Important Note GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment

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