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Oman Air

Assistant Manager – Information Security

Job Title

Assistant Manager – Information Security


Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline preferably in computer science, computer engineering, information systems or any related area with 06 years of relevant work experience
  • CISSP, CLSM, CRISC, MCP, COBIT, ITILv3, and ISO 27001 Lead Implementer certifications will be an added advantage


  • Superior communication skills with a variety of stakeholders, especially with the C-suite.
  • In-depth knowledge of Information Security risk and industry best practices.
  • Strong knowledge of security operations, including changing or even creating them if needed. This goes beyond just virtual security into physical security, as well.
  • Cybersecurity knowledge, to manage issues of threat intelligence, identity and access management, data loss and prevention, investigations and forensics and monitoring and automation technology.
  • Enough of an IT and security architecture background.
  • Strong knowledge of governance, risk, and compliance issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals.
  • General computer literacy (Microsoft Office e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) mandatory.
  • Fluent English and Arabic language are mandatory

Experience Required

  • As mentioned in the qualification area

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Job Description

  • Develop and implement an information security program based on industry accepted frameworks.
  • Implement and oversee Oman Air’s information security program.
  • Provide guidance on information security program on strategic level.
  • Ensure Oman Air remains complaint with national and international information security standards, policies, and regulations.
  • Establish information security practices that aligns with Oman Air’s objectives.
  • Provide executive management a consolidated and comprehensive view of Oman Air’s cybersecurity postures
  • Keep abreast of security incidents and act as primary control point during significant information security incidents.
  • Implement existing business continuity and disaster recovery plans
  • Promote a culture of strong information security.
  • Facilitate broad security culture changes across Oman Air.
  • Create security strategies and policies that enable the company to adapt to the ever-changing regulatory compliance and to minimize potential threats and vulnerabilities
  • Increase the overall awareness of the importance of information security within Oman Air.
  • Develop an effective cybersecurity awareness program and oversee its implementation
  • Stay well informed of information security issues and regulatory changes affecting airline and aviation sector.

Work with outside consultants on required audits and assessments.
Coordinate and track all information security related audits.
Support Oman Air to understand the potential business impacts of proposed new controls, and of potential security risks from new business initiatives.
Act as a knowledge bridge between the business and IT Security.
Review and approve non-standard access for high and risky services (e.g., blocked websites, mass storage, application access, non-standard device and non-expiring passwords, process, and system IDs.)
Ensure an effective Information Security Management System is implemented in Oman Air.
Be a role model in Information Security Practices for Oman Air by creating a positive impact and professionalism.
Any other tasks given by the management

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