NEOM Group Head of Industrial Cybersecurity

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NEOM was picked as the task's true name with the backing of the Establishing Board; it is a genuine portrayal of NEOM's objective and the truth that will be accomplished - Allah willing - to assist with making a brilliant future for people in the future.

NEOM Group Head of Industrial Cybersecurity Job  in NEOM City, Saudi Arabia

NEOM  – NEOM City, Saudi Arabia

  • Job Location:-NEOM City, Saudi Arabia
  • Company:- NEOM 
  • Education: –Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Gender:- Male / Female      Saudi national a plus
  • Number of Vacant Positions:- Not Mentioned
  • Salary:- Negotiable
  • Job Type:- Full-Time
  • Job ID:- 9813
  • Job Categories:-Managing

About NEOM 

This is the means by which NEOM was made and how its maker, His Imperial Height, Crown Ruler Mohammed container Salman, imagined it when he laid out its establishments to be the future, a power of progression and change, even before it was even sent off. Along these lines, it was imagined that “what’s to come” would be laced with NEOM’s crucial personality, name, values, and vision. Therefore, NEOM is… For the future and for what’s to come.

His Imperial Height Ruler Mohammed receptacle Salman, the Crown Sovereign and Executive of the NEOM Directorate examined and considered by individuals from the undertaking’s Establishing Board as well as experts and experts nearby an OK name for such a venture with an overall viewpoint. The quest for a name to impart the personality and imagery of this fantastic project was one of the planned things when the Board held its underlying gatherings to examine associated issues; HRH saw that the term communicates the social and civilizational character of the venture’s comprehensiveness. There were various discussions with respect to the name’s significance and the way that it should catch the venture’s overall personality, the human angle, and phenomenal aspiration.

Preceding arranging and testing the arrangements of names proposed by the counseling group, the genuine name assignment venture began with the meaning of standards, characteristics, and conditions, all of which bear an unmistakable and strong vision for choice. As per the measures and guidelines, the rundown of 2,000 names was additionally sliced to 150 names, then, at that point, to five names. In any case, not a single one of them was picked or acknowledged.

Consequently, NEOM was picked as the task’s true name with the backing of the Establishing Board; it is a genuine portrayal of NEOM’s objective and the truth that will be accomplished – Allah willing – to assist with making a brilliant future for people in the future. From there on out, the NEOM lights have crested through the sky, declaring a splendid sunrise, a confident future, and a prosperous living in a land made by the person to serve all humankind.

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Job Title -NEOM Group Head of Industrial Cybersecurity Jobs in NEOM City, Saudi Arabia

Responsibilities :

    • Overall industrial cybersecurity program management.
    • Definition and implementation of OT and IoT security policies and standards
    • Implementation of an OT security control framework and a process to assess the maturity of the Group entities.
    • Creating & maintaining NEOM’s IoT security framework in close collaboration with related the businesses.
    • Implementation of procedures, tools and controls for embedding cybersecurity in industrial projects, in contracts and managing the cyber risks induced by third-parties such as SCADA and control systems vendors and operations & maintenance companies – you are responsible for:
    • Security-by-Design in industrial/OT and IoT projects
    • Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM) on the OT/IoT scope
    • Monitoring of compliance with the Group’s OT/IoT security policies and standards as well as compliance with cyber regulations on critical infrastructure
    • Controlling the security level of our industrial assets, including through on-site audits.
    • Follow-up of industrial security findings by Internal Audit.
    • Alignment with security standards – NIST, ISA/IEC 62443, and ISO 27001.
    • Developing & deploying IT security solutions for industrial sites, in close collaboration with the related the businesses
    • Contribute to the Security Awareness & Training program specifically for industrial employees, workers, or any other related stakeholders
    • Contribute to the reporting and the preparation of presentations to the related stakeholders


    • Security of SCADA systems, Industrial Control Systems (ICS), Distributed Control Systems (DCS); secure separation of OT and IT, digital twins, IT & OT connectivity,
    • Internet of Things (loT) security,
    • Security of CCTV, access control, building management systems and other non-IT equipment using IP network connectivity
    • Works in very close collaboration with NEOM sectors, regions, Business Units, plant managers, Research & Innovation, as well as external stakeholders

Educational requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

Experience requirements:

  • Senior position (Director level), requiring at least 15 years of business experience, ideally in operations, control & instrumentation (C&I), plant management, health & safety, or security – recently at or near executive level (e.g. COO, CISO…).
  • At least 5 years specifically in industrial cybersecurity management roles.
  • Experience in OT and optionally IoT security, including experience in managing security for industrial control systems and automation.
  • Experience in developing and implementing security strategies and policies for OT and optionally IoT environments.
  • At least 5 years of progressive leadership experience in leading cross-functional teams and enterprise-wide programs, operating and influencing effectively across the organization and within complex contexts.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and translate business goals into actionable security plans.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work in complex, international environments and matrixed organizations.
  • Ability to work under high pressure (e.g. in case of cyber crisis).


  • A Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity, Risk Management or related discipline, or in Business Administration (MBA) is a plus.
  • GICSP, CISM, CISSP or equivalent certification required.
  • Academic qualification or professional training and experience in legal and regulatory areas is also a plus.
  • In-depth knowledge of Operational Technology, Industrial Control Systems, SCADA systems and the associated networking and communication protocols.
  • In-depth knowledge of security frameworks, such as NIST, ISA/IEC 62443, and ISO 27001.
  • Good understanding of OT network architectures.
  • Experience in conducting risk assessments and vulnerability testing.
  • Knowledge of critical infrastructure cyber regulations
  • Knowledge of OT security solutions (Claroty, Nozomi, CyberX, Tenable etc.) is an asset.
  • Knowledge of IoT standards and protocols is a plus.


Will be negotiated



Will be negotiated


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