Grant Thornton Abdulaal, one of the leading Audit & Advisory firm based in Bahrain, in response to our continued growth, are looking to expand our IT Advisory Services, for which seeking a Manager level professional to support the IT Advisory Service Line.


The suitable candidate will work alongside the IT advisory team and possess the following: 

  • Professional experience in Cyber Security, Information Risk Management, Compliance Management, Governance Management, Cyber Security Research and Development along with strong Cyber Security IT Architecture Design and Review & Technical Cyber Security Assessments 
  • Develop, maintain, and implement a standard security framework to ensure client’s data is protected and secured. This will include developing and maintaining the information and cybersecurity strategy, information and cybersecurity policy & procedures, and cybersecurity architecture. 
  • Consult the design and operation of related compliance monitoring and improvement activities to ensure compliance both with internal security policies and applicable laws and regulations 
  • Provide consultation on system vulnerabilities, patches, security flaws, and their solutions and apply these to the IT Infrastructure 
  • Provide guidance and recommendations to our clients for developing and implementing security devices 
  • Conduct Information Security Awareness and Training for clients 
  • Conduct Information Technology audits for initiating security and safety measures and strategies. 
  • Conduct data protection assessments and implement data protection framework to protect the client’s personal data from data breaches in compliance with PCI – DSS, Personal Data Protection / General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) requirements. 
  • Conduct Vulnerability Assessment Penetration Testing (VAPT) for the clients on all information security assets and systems and providing the recommendation for mitigation of vulnerabilities. 
  • Investigate cybersecurity incidents and forensic challenges 


Key skills and attributes required: 

  • Ability to build meaningful and strong relationships with clients, authorities, and internal stakeholders. 
  • Able to multitask and manage time efficiently. 
  • Able to manage and lead projects. 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, both independently and as a team. 
  • Has a growth-driven mindset and able to innovate current processes. 
  • Build relationships with international peers and adopt best practices. 


Essential requirements: 

  • Engineering / BS/MS degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related subject. 
  • Professional experience with  4 - 8 years within an IT consultancy, information security or IT audit, having worked in Consulting/ Advisory (incl. Big4), Financial Services, Information Security & Technology organizations. 
  • Relevant experience in conducting IT risk assessments, business continuity, and IT audits. 

  • Experience in industry best practices including ISO 27001, ISO 22301, PCI DSS, SAMA CSF, COBIT, C2M2, CIS/ NIST, and Project Management.

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