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Date: 31-Jan-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:27856
Location:Dubai : Festival Office Tower (LR_L000002)
Position Category:Assessors
Department:AE455051 : DQA-MGMT SYSTEMS (AE455051)
Position Type:Employee Regular


Lead Assessor

ISO27001, 20000 & ISO22301- IT Security, IT SMS & Business Continuity


Are you looking for an independent technical job with a lot of freedom? Do you like visiting a great variety of customers all around the country? Do you want to be part of an internationally renowned organisation to develop yourself further? And do you want to contribute to a safer world by sharing your knowledge with organisations? Then join Lloyd’s Register as Lead

Assessor for Information Security.


What are you going to do?

As a Lead Auditor for the Information Technology sector, you will:

• Lead or participate in preliminary assessments, assessments, follow-up visits, surveillances and certificate renewals to contract and budget requirement

• Produce verbal and written assessment reports on time and to the agreed format

• Discuss and justify the findings of the report and agree the outcome with client, in line with LRQA Assessment methodology

• To participate in the development and implementation of the new IT products , working together with Sales and Technical departments.

• Conduct technical review of assessment reports for compliance to accreditation requirements.

• Supervise assessors under training

• If assigned, key account management


What do we ask from you?

• A good verbal and written knowledge of the English language

• Educated to degree level or equivalent in Scientific, Engineering or Business Management subject.

• At least four years full time practical workplace experience in Information Technology, of which at least two years is in a role or function relating to Information Security

• At least two years recent business continuity experience and have an understanding of all of the ten BCI Areas of competence. This can be demonstrated through CBCI or MBCI membership, or equivalent experience,

• In depth knowledge of the requirements and application of ISO/IEC 27001, ISO 20000 & ISO 22301.

• Attended and passed an IRCA registered (or equivalent) ISMS Auditor / Lead Auditor training course recognised by LRQA

• Attended and passed an IRCA registered (or equivalent) Auditor / Lead Auditor training course recognised by LRQA that includes assessment or examination of ISO 22301.

Following will be added advantage

• In depth knowledge of risk assessment methodologies appropriate to the application of ISO/IEC 27001, ISO 20000 & ISO 22301.

Knowledge of the standard and risk assessment methodologies, may be gained from attendance on recognised training courses:

* ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles,

accredited by the British Computer Society.



Equivalent courses proposed for recognition should cover the same syllabus as the ISEB certificate, include an examination and be accredited or recognised by an institution of similar standing to the British Computer Society.

It is expected also have received formal training to at least BCI

Foundation course level or equivalent.

• Work experience with Certification Bodies and or within a variety of Industry sectors.

• Knowledge of accreditation requirements, technical reviews etc.

• Knowledge of Arabic language and ability to communicate both verbal and written effectively.

• Preparedness to travel overseas if required.

• A good understanding of the legal and regulatory framework and requirements of the sector including local laws.


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