Available Opportunities
VAC8861 - Information Security Specialist
Field: Corporate Information Security Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Palestine - Ramallah Closing date: 09-Oct-2022
Role Summary & Duties and Responsibilities:

A specialized controller role, an information security specialist is responsible for assessing, evaluating and reporting on the security and effectiveness of IT systems and related controls in support of organizational information / data security, IT systems and their components. The reviews conducted is often reported to top management with recommendations for changes or improvements.


  • Review and interpret information security policies and controls.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to establish an effective information security review program.
  • Develop and implement review plans that are aligned to the organizational objectives and security requirements.
  • Develop and deploy policy testing on IS systems.
  • Advise other senior management on cybersecurity programs, policies, processes, systems, and elements.
  • Schedule and conduct IS reviews.
  • Analyse and report results and provide recommendations to the system owner(s).
  • Conduct and promote the information security awareness program.
  • Support in the creation and implementation or management of security solutions.
Experience & Qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelors in cybersecurity or IT related fields (Computer engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Technology Management, Digital Security or equivalent)
  • Certifications: Certification in Information Security Management, Security+, or any other related certificates is a plus.
  • Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years in Information Security with preference in systems analytics.
  • Other Relevant Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree is a plus
    • Good knowledge of main security solutions & technologies (e.g. firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPN, content security, etc.)
  • Exposure to Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and Service Level Agreements (SLA's).
  • Ability to think strategically and the foresight to be proactive when events allow.
  • Effective communication and report writing skills.
  • Excellent organizational, planning and assessment skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Good leadership and persuasiveness capabilities.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Internet, and email.
  • Proficiency in Arabic and English (oral and written).
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / cv
2. Personal Professional Photo
3. CV