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Feb 25, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 15.0-20.0 years
Job Category Legal Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Good Communication Skills
Role Other legal Jobs
Designation Other
Education B.Sc,B.Tech/B.E
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

The first well, Dukhan 1, was drilled in 1939. Development continued after World War II and in 1949 the first crude exports occurred and the first offshore concessions were granted. In 1960, the Idd Al-Shargi and Maydan Mahzam fields were discovered. The largest offshore field, Bul Hanine, was discovered in 1970 and came onstream in 1972. Qatar Petroleum was created in 1974.

Job Description

Primary purpose of job

Primary purpose of the role Head, Information Protection is to ensure information within QP is protected and used appropriately according to identified risk and regulatory controls. This role requires identification of information controllers and processors within QP and extensive interaction with information controllers and processors to manage how information is used and ensure QP guidelines and regulatory requirements are met.

Experience & Skills

1. Preferably 15 years of relevant professional experience; 7 years in a managerial role in a large enterprise.2. Experience with and expert knowledge of international and local data protection regulations and guidelines (e.g., GDPR, Qatari Privacy Law, etc).3. Preference for a strong background in legal aspects of with information protection regulation.4. Professional certifications in information security management and standards compliance (e.g., CISSP, CISA, GIAC, ISO 27001, etc) and experience with control frameworks (e.g., NIST Cybersecurity Control Framework).5. Experience with large ICS & ICT environments in the Energy sector, preferably in Oil & Gas.6. Experience in information protection and community building.7. Knowledge of information security capabilities, requirements analysis and control effectiveness.8. Knowledge of information use across a broad spectrum of information platforms and applications (e.g., SAP), including controls available within those platforms.9. Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills.


1. Bachelor degree in information security, computer science, or engineering.

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