Charterhouse is working with a leading Bank in the UAE who is looking to hire a Head of SOC.

As the Head of SOC, you will report to the CIO and will lead a small team of IT professionals. You will be responsible for the complete security monitoring, threat intelligence integrations and security incident response functions. Your primary role will be to act as the front line of defence against cyber security incidents directed at the company. You will also be responsible for developing and updating of policies/procedures, training/coaching other team members and presenting to senior management directly.

The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field; Master’s candidates will be preferred. In addition to this, you should have a minimum of 10 years of experience in IT, with at least 5 years in a cyber security focused role. Experience with information security management frameworks such as: NIST, ISO 27001, UAE Information Assurance, PCI-DSS, SWIFT CSP, ISO 22301 Business Continuity and Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT) would be beneficial.

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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