Digital Security Technical Lead

Job Title: Digital Security Technical Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Basrah, Iraq
Salary: Good
Start Date: 2019-06-30
Reference: BH-103252-1
Contact Name: Amanda Bury
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 07, 2019 10:03

Job Description

Digital Security Technical Lead – 12 Months Contract – Iraq

28 x 28 Rotation Contract

ESSENTIAL:-  Digital Security Technical Lead should have a good track record in applying information security & ITC operational risk knowledge & processes to real-world business problems in a complex, multi-cultural organisation. This could be based either on a strong background in security methods or IT operational risk or on an intimate working knowledge of a relevant part of the oil & gas business. An external accreditation recognised by the Information Security Profession (e.g. CISM, CISSP, M.Inst.ISP, CRISC). Business Risk Management. Able to apply risk management practices to ensure that information security & ITC operational risks are identified & properly managed. You will need to have a technical element of experience for this role.

The Digital Security Technical Lead is a digital security & IT operational risk subject matter expert. The role will encompass all aspects of digital security & ITC operational risk as defined by the IT Manager on behalf of the JV.  They will be responsible for the delivery & support of digital security services, working with resources across the site to deliver initiatives to agreed costs & timescales, while maintaining quality & ensuring compliance with relevant governance, regulations, standards & policies. 

The Digital Security Technical Lead will be required to work in a fast-changing environment, implementing solutions & providing high levels support across the business.

Digital Security Technical Lead Key Accountabilities      

  • Develop & maintain relationships & build trust across stakeholders in ITC & the business, supporting the leadership team in meeting the security requirements.
  • Define, & gain approval to, the digital security strategy for the site & create the development & communications roadmap to deliver this.
  • Develop & implement site security guidelines & standard operating processes.
  • Ensure that the requirements for the ITC & security risk assurance framework are met for projects, assets & suppliers.
  • Manage the digital security relationship with third-party suppliers & ensure that the site is protected against supplier digital security breaches.
  • Take the lead in incident management & resolution & ensure that lessons learned during incident reviews are properly implemented.
  • Ensure full & relevant ongoing liaison with digital security peers.
  • Participate in business risk governance & coordinate risk remediation & reporting.
  • Implement appropriate & regular reporting on digital security behavioural performance.
  • Own the site cyber barometer for the staff on secondment & identify improvement opportunities based on barometer scores.
  • Provide guidance & focus for the site cyber ambassadors
  • Drive the right security behaviours & awareness across all site Staff, through training, learning events & local campaigns.
  • Manage findings from assurance activities & ensure that planned remediation’s are successfully put in place.
  • Provide digital security & risk advice & guidance as required.