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Security Manager, UAE

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date: 18 October 2022

It 's a human right to feel safe! Our mission is to increase security in society, for its citizens and for those whose job it is to protect this right. We 're hiring to Saab’s business area Surveillance- join us and become a member of One Security at Saab, where security is prioritized.

Your role

We are looking for a Security Manager for Saab in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). You will work in an international environment where security Challenges are part of the everyday business alongside complex business environments and projects with high business impact. In your role, you will be responsible for supporting, analysing, and setting the requirements for the business area and business units regarding compliance against internal- and external regulations. The scope varies throughout the entire spectrum of security disciplines i.e. physical-, information- personnel- and in some cases IT-security.

Your main tasks will be:

  • Support and coordinate the Saab UAE entities and operations regarding security related questions

  • Site security, primarily analyzing, setting requirements and performing internal controls for all Saab entities in the UAE

  • Compliance management and Audits.

  • Risk management, including risk assessments

  • Incident management, including incident investigations

  • Security awareness briefs and trainings

  • Information security management

Your profile

Required skills:

  • A university degree or equivalent competence acquired through work life experience in security risk management

  • Several years of experience from working with protective security regulations, including Swedish or UAE protective security act and/or similar

  • Several years of experience and expertise working with the different security disciplines

  • Good communication skills in Swedish and English, verbal and written

Desired skills:

  • Experience from working security for government authorities or in an international company

  • Experience from working with incident handling and/or incident investigations

  • Ability to build and maintain networks inside as well as outside your own organization

  • The ability to improvise and able to adapt to operational needs

  • Experience from working in an international environment

Personal qualities will be of great importance and it is paramount that you are trustworthy with strong ethics and a high personal integrity. You understand the need for balanced security in a business driven environment.

As a Security Manager at Saab, you will be exposed to classified information. This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.

What you will be a part of

Saab’s international strategy for growth, including building local business in selected markets, with the focus on key customer countries This position will have its primary location in Abu Dhabi UAE and The role include some travels.

About Saab

Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 18,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career, and a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.