Expert Security Consultant

In order to support the growth of Abilene Advisors in Switzerland, Europe, Middle East, Africa and South-East Asia, we are seeking an Information Security Expert to lead cyber security advisory, audit and training engagement.


Your role

You will work on interesting and challenging assignments at a large multinational companies and organizations in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Responsibilities and tasks may include some or all of the following:

  • Develop and implementation of Information Security Management Systems (ISMS), security policy, Acceptable Use Policies, security charters, business continuity and recovery plans;
  • ISO 27001, NIST, GDPR, PCI DSS program compliance assistance;
  • Managing Information security risk assessment and IT controls reviews for a major companies in finance and telecoms sectors as per international standards ISO 27005, Octave, NIST;
  • Managing compliance security audit as per international standards ISO 27001, SOX, PCI DSS, ISO 22301;
  • Provide Information Security Management Training CISSP, CISM, ISO 27000;
  • Provide Information Security Audit CISA training;
  • Provide PCI ISA Training;
  • CISO coaching;
  • Inform, Assess and Communicate (awareness training, steering committee communication, Information Security dashboard development);
  • You actively participate in the development of commercial offers


Your skills and competencies

To be considered for this position, you must demonstrate skills and experience in the following areas:

  • You have a proven track record of at least 10 years in an international and multicultural environment, including at least 3 years in a large group or an international auditing and consulting firm.
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in IT security including 5 years in the audit of information systems
  • Working and hands-on experience in ISMS implementation for large companies
  • ISMS ISO 27001, SOX, PCI DSS compliance audit references
  • Application and ERP Systems Audit references for blue chip companies
  • Credentials in leading Advisory and Auditing engagements
  • Your skills cover Information and Network systems Architecture, technologies, assessment and audit processes
  • Hands-on knowledge and experience in implementing Information Security standards such as SOX, PCI DSS, ISO 27000, COBIT,…
  • A proven track records of delivering professional training courses
  • Communication and written skills
  • Effective Project Management skills
  • A deep knowledge of Banking and financial systems (Core banking, payment systems, SWIFT
  • Consultancy key skills,
  • You are totally mobile


Your Educational and Qualification

  • Bachelor, Engineer degree in computer science or comparable education
  • You have professional experience and a good knowledge of Middle East and Africa Markets
  • CISSP, CISA, ISO 27001 LA, ISO 27001 LI, PCI ISA, GDPR certifications
  • Project Management Prince 2 or PMP certification
  • (ISC)2 Authorized Trainer
  • ISO 27001 LI / LA Trainer
  • Fluent in English and Arabic, French would be an additional asset