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ZAIN6240 - Information Security Governance Senior Manager

About Zain Saudi Arabia:

Zain KSA is the newest player in Saudi Arabia’s mobile telecommunications market, having commenced commercial operations in August 2008. As of 31 March 2018, the operation served 8.4 million customers and had extended its network coverage to 92% of the population via a network of over 8,717 sites. Through its state-of-the-art 4G LTE network, the ever-evolving operator is striving to become the Kingdom’s preferred choice for voice, data and other telecommunications services. Through constant development of the telecommunications infrastructure and proactive marketing initiatives, Zain remains committed to offering customers in Saudi Arabia the most dynamic products and services. The basis of Zain Saudi Arabia’s achievements lies in the company’s ability to inspire its employees to deliver the best and most imaginative services at every level. With an energetic and inspired majority-Saudi workforce, the company is committed to employing high caliber people as well as nurturing the finest Saudi talent. With a strong human resources and training program that develops and nurtures leaders in the workplace, the company has consistently opened new doors for its dedicated staff. For more on Zain KSA please visit


The job holder is responsible for supervising the security governance at Zain and ensuring abidance with standards and regulations.


Strategy Management:

  • Develop performance objectives in coordination with Directorate and continuously conduct progress towards Departmental and strategic objectives and implement periodic performance reports to offer evaluation results and recommend improvements.

    Department and Team Management:

  • Implement improvements to policies and procedures in order to deliver high-quality services.

  • Carry-out the day-to-day operations, offer expertise, encourage teamwork and coordinate work processes to achieve high performance standards, meet established targets and engage employee.

    Security Strategy Development:

  • Develop Security Governance and Strategy in line with Technology Strategy and business needs and build all frameworks required.

Policy and Procedure Development:

  • Supervise creation, validation and execution of clearly defined and executable information security policies, standards, and procedures.

Awareness Programs Development:

  • Develop awareness programs in order to educate employees about information security and privacy protection.

    Security Compliance Planning:

  • Plan the security reviews against approved policies, adopted standards, and enforced regulation, identify findings and recommend corrective action plan.

Security Audit Review:

  • Review internal and external audit reports on all security-related findings, and propose and implement corrective action and set up a plan to implement the actions with related parties.

Gap Assessment Supervision:

Supervise the security gap assessment and security maturity level against approved frameworks, policies, and standard, identify findings and recommend corrective action plan.


People Management:

  • Develop and motivate staff, conduct the performance, give formal and informal feedback and appraisals and conduct guidance on training programs to maximize employees' performance 



  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.

  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience with at least 5 years in a similar role.

    Behavioral Competency   Level

    Customer  Orientation       Advanced

    Achievement Driven          Basic

    Embracing Change            Basic

    Team Management           Basic


    Technical Competency    Level

    Planning                             Intermediate

    Decision Making and Problem Solving             Advanced

    Performance Management and Reporting        Basic

    Business Acumen                   Basic

    Telecom Industry Awareness      Intermediate

    Digitization                             Intermediate


Zain Saudi Arabia

Job Group

Risk Management


Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Contract Type

Full Time

Closing Date


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