Principal Consultant – Governance, Risk & Compliance

09 Mar 2017
06 Apr 2017
Clearance Level
Job Type

Role: Principal Consultant – Governance, Risk & Compliance

Type: Permanent

Location: Dubai, UAE

Salary: £Competitive + Housing, Education & Car allowance

Our client is actively looking for a Principal GRC Consultant to join the Security and Risk Consulting team based in Dubai, UAE.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a passion for security and a strong desire to take the next step in their career. Specifically, you will have a technical information security background, demonstrable project leadership skills and extensive experience of delivering information security consultancy services in the areas of information security management, governance and compliance.

Flexibility, regular travel to Europe, the Middle East and the US is required for this role.

Essential Skills:

  • Experience of delivering Information Security consultancy across a range of sectors
  • Security Strategy and Governance
  • Risk and Compliance areas such information security management
  • risk assessment & risk management
  • Compliance standards, security policies/procedures and information security governance
  • Experience of delivering against or using standards and frameworks such as: COBIT, ISO27001/27002, PCI-DSS, Information Security Forum (ISF) Standard of Good Practice, HMG’s Security Policy Framework CESG Standards and Good Practice Guides, Codes of Connection and Data Protection/Privacy Impact Assessments
  • Ability to work independently; self-starter, very strong interpersonal skills and highly motivated
  • Demonstrated ability to work with large enterprises, dealing with senior, C-level management and technical personnel. 
  • Consultancy delivery and project leadership experience; including structuring, coordinating and controlling multiple projects, managing resources, project delivery and reporting. 
  • Consultancy pre-sales including assessing client needs, project scoping and proposal preparation.
  • Desirable Skills:

    • Previous security architecture and design experience would be an advantage
    • Background using technical security controls such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, vulnerability management systems, log monitoring and retention solutions and SIEM

    To apply please send a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability, salary requirements and availability to

    In line with Asylum & Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.

    CND Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.