Cyber Risk Manager
Careem
Karachi, Pakistan
2d ago

At Careem we are led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve lives in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan. We're pioneering the development of innovative services to aid the mobility of people, the mobility of things and the mobility of money.

We're in the driving seat as we help to define how technology will shape progress in some of the fastest-growing countries in the world.

Our teams are building tech to meet the needs of the future in areas including data and AI, e-commerce, technology-enabled logistics, maps, identity, and fintech.

We’re well placed to solve complex and meaningful challenges at scale, with deep tech expertise, strong regulatory relationships, a local presence, and increasingly specialised global teams which are structured to operate as autonomous start-ups.

Our team of over 400 engineers and developers are empowered to develop cutting-edge technology every day.

Careem was established in July 2012, became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. in January 2020, and today operates in over 100 cities across 12 countries.

What you'll do

The role includes (not limited to) breaking down, estimating and prioritizing work. As a Cyber Risk Manager, you will collaborate and work with all colleagues spanning from Senior Stakeholders, Engineers and Product Managers and Business leaders.

Leveraging your strong technical background and knowledge, the expectation is to be able to facilitate decision making, judgment, challenging stakeholders (in a collaborative manner), resolving constraints and enable high quality on program execution and delivery.

  • Board level reporting to Uber and Careem Security LT on programme delivery metrics and KPIs
  • Manage large scale security transformation programs, defining milestones and success criteria, resource allocation and successful on-time delivery.
  • Exercise technical judgment in working with large, cross-functional teams.
  • Develop tools and processes to improve security organisation productivity.
  • Communicate schedules, priorities, and status to all levels in the company.
  • Key Responsibilities

  • Manage technology programs, defining milestones and success criteria, resource allocation and successful on-time delivery.
  • Exercise technical judgment in working with large, cross-functional teams.
  • Develop tools and processes to improve software engineering productivity.
  • Communicate schedules, priorities, and status to all levels in the company.
  • What you'll need

    As a Cyber Risk Manager, you will be working in the Cyber Security Domain reporting into the CISO.

    The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate leadership, influence, collaborate, liaise and be the POC (Point of Contract) for initiatives related to Technology Risk Management.

    Other requirements for the role include :

  • Demonstrated experience in managing large scale security transformation programmes
  • Experience with DLP, IAM, Passwordless, Data Classification, Application Security programmes
  • Experience working in mature organisations but also startups
  • Experience managing execution and high quality product delivery.
  • Ability to be an influential member of a highly integrated team composed of both technical and non-technical members
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of Security Capabilities
  • Proven work experience program managing software development
  • Strong knowledge of software development life cycle methodologies, tools and processes
  • Demonstrated ability or preference to work across multiple teams.
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive program plans and schedules
  • Hands-on experience with Prioritization and issue management
  • Proven record on facilitating decision making and judgment
  • Experience working in an Agile / Scrum development process
  • BS / MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Min 15 years of experience in Program Management on technical cross-functional projects.
  • Demonstrated experience working in the region in an Information Security organisation
  • PMP Certified
  • Experience managing execution and high quality product delivery.
  • Ability to exercise technical judgment in solving software engineering challenges.
  • Ability to be an influential member of a highly integrated team composed of both technical and non-technical members.
  • Where you'll be

  • This role is part of a remote distributed team! This means you can be based in any of the countries where we currently have an engineering site.
  • If you would like to join us in Dubai, Berlin, Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Pakistan, Egypt, Lebanon or Jordan, that's fine with us (Visa permitting)!

  • Even though we are working remotely, we are strong believers in collaboration and the power of building social connections with our teams.
  • For that reason, our offices are still open and provide plenty of collaboration-friendly spaces at times when teams need it or if you need a quiet space to work outside of home.

  • You’ll be working in the location you’re hired from. Due to legal and compensation considerations, you will need to be based out of the country you’re hired from as your primary work location.
  • What we'll provide you

    In addition to a competitive long-term total compensation with salary and equity, we have a reward philosophy that expands beyond this.

    As a Careem colleague you will be able to :

  • Be part of a Remote-First organisation
  • Work from any country in the world for 60 days a year
  • Use Unlimited Vacation days throughout the year
  • Access fitness reimbursements for health activities including : gym, health club and training classes.
  • Work and learn from great minds
  • Create impact in a region with untapped potential
  • Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day
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