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IT Consultant (Cybersecurity)

Boston Consulting Group Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 02 Jul 2024


  • Estimate: $80k - $120k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Relocation Support
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior


Role profile

  • As a Platinion IT Consultant, you will;
    • Shape the digital transformation of globally leading companies while balancing overarching technical solutions and individual client circumstances
    • Enable your clients to build effective cybersecurity programs in line with their organizational goals
    • Assess your clients’ cybersecurity posture and build mitigation strategies to close gaps
    • Define strategic cybersecurity ambitions and design technical and non-technical initiatives to deliver them
    • Develop innovative solutions and employ emerging technologies to combat diverse cybersecurity threats
    • Communicate complex security concepts to client stakeholders across all levels
    • Stay abreast of the latest cybersecurity trends, threats, and technologies to inform strategic initiatives
    • Develop risk management frameworks and methodologies tailored to organizational needs
    • Conduct risk assessments and build mitigation strategies in line with your client’s risk profile
    • Establish effective risk monitoring to prioritize mitigation efforts
    • Develop and implement security measures tailored to operational technology (OT) environments
    • Conduct thorough security assessments of OT systems to identify vulnerabilities and risks
    • Develop integrated security strategies for converging IT and OT environments

Your Qualifications

  • You have a degree in cybersecurity, computer science, (business) informatics, or a related discipline
  • Strategic technology and management know-how
  • Technical analysis and evaluation of IT architectures
  • Digitization of business processes
  • Evaluation of technical solutions and their feasibility
  • Handling of organizational and procedural aspects of IT management
  • Development of business cases
  • You have a proven track record of building cybersecurity programs for large and complex organizations
  • You are an expert on cybersecurity best practices and standards
  • You enjoy tackling complex digital challenges and are enthusiastic about developing and sharing solutions
  • You feel comfortable in interdisciplinary teams and global contexts
  • Formal qualifications in cybersecurity, for example CISSP CISM CISA CSSP ISO 27001 LA/LI
  • You're good at understanding and communicating complex topics
  • English, Arabic is a plus.


  • This role is based in Riyadh/KSA.
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