Principal Consultant (Cloud Security)

  • Dubai

Salary: Up to 45,000 AED per month (dependent on experience)

Location: Dubai, UAE

Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time

Rota: Monday- Friday | Time: 9am – 5pm

Field based remote working

Start Date: October 2023 (or relevant notice)

Benefits: Competitive bonus, Full VISA, Medical Insurance

Innov8 Agency Ltd are proud to be recruiting for our global client who are a leading data transformation and cloud technology consultancy based in Dubai. They are recruiting an experienced Principal consultant (Cloud Security) to join the team in their journey of exponential growth. 

This role is tailor-made for an enthusiastic and experienced and customer-facing Principal Consultant with expertise in leading cloud security consulting engagements with clients in the Middle East.  

As a principal consultant in Cloud security, you will be responsible for managing and overseeing cloud security advisory projects, ensuring successful delivery and client satisfaction. Your role will involve providing recommendations and actions to drive the development of the cloud security risk assurance market offering; aligning it with industry best practices. You will also play a crucial role in developing perspective and insights related to cloud platforms security, staying up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies. 

Reporting initially to the CEO, and Cyber director and liaising with the sales executive the successful candidate will managed and oversee cloud security advisory projects, ensuring successful delivery and client satisfaction.

The role is primarily field based and remote working; however the ideal candidate lives in Dubai, or Abu Dhabi (No relocation package available) with own vehicle and license.


  • Manage and oversee cloud security advisory projects. ensuring successful delivery and client satisfaction.
  • Participate in client meetings and presentations to discuss project progress. address concerns. and provide expert advice on cloud security matters.
  • Staff and manage the internal team, ensuring the right resources are allocated to projects and tasks are assigned effectively.
  • Collaborate with project teams and stakeholders to define project goals, deliverables, and timelines.
  • Conduct performance evaluations and provide feedback to team members, recognizing achievements and addressing areas for improvement.
  • Provide guidance and support to Assessments and Risk Assurance practitioners in implementing cloud security best practices.
  • Provide recommendations and actions to drive the development of the Cloud Security Risk Assurance market offering, aligning it with cloud security best practices.
  • Develop perspectives and insights related to Cloud Platforms Security, staying up­ to-date with the latest trends and technologies.
  • Conduct research to support thought leadership in the space, raising awareness about the importance of Cloud Platforms infrastructure security.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop market offerings and go-to-market strategies, adapting to evolving frameworks and regulations.
  • Offer subject matter expertise to Assessments and Risk Assurance practitioners in Cloud Security practices, ensuring the implementation of robust security measures.
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies, including SASE (Secure Access Service Edge), CASB (Cloud Access Security Broker), Zero Trust, and ZTNA (Zero Trust Network Access), and their potential applications for the benefit of clients and the practice.
  • Provide input into vendor evaluations to identify potential alliances that can enhance the company’s capabilities in cloud security over time.
  • Review and update clients’ policies, procedures, and guidelines related to cloud security to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations, including CSA CCMv4, NIST CSF, and NIST 800-53.


Education and Certification: Bachelor’s degree in computer science. information security. or a related field. Relevant certifications such as CISM (Certified Information Security Manager). CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor). Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Certified Cloud


  • Security Professional (CCSP). Microsoft Certified: Cybersecurity Architect Expert. Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer. and AWS Certified Security – Specialty and familiarity with CSA CCMv4. NIST CSF. and NIST 800-53.
  • Experience: Minimum of 8 years of experience in cybersecurity with a proven track record of leading consulting engagements with enterprise clients in the Middle East. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working for management consultancies.
  • Expertise in cybersecurity technologies: Strong hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge of Microsoft cybersecurity tools and services including Azure Security Centre. Azure Sentinel. Microsoft 365 Security Tools. Experience of Zscaler technologies is highly desirable.
  • Solid understanding of cybersecurity frameworks and standards: Strong knowledge and experience in Zero Trust. ZTNA. CASB. SASE. and Cloud Data Security. particularly across Azure Security. Knowledge of regional regulations. and local data privacy laws. is highly desirable.
  • Strong consulting and client-facing skills: Proven ability to engage with enterprise clients. understand their requirements. and effectively communicate complex cybersecurity concepts and solutions. Experience in leading workshops. delivering presentations. and managing client relationships.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills: Ability to analyse complex cybersecurity challenges. identify root causes. and develop effective strategies and solutions. Strong attention to detail and a passion for delivering high-quality work.
  • Strong project management capabilities: Demonstrated experience in leading and managing cybersecurity consulting projects. including project scoping. resource allocation. timeline. budget and risk management.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills: Ability to articulate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic.
  • Willingness to travel: Availability for occasional travel within the Middle East to meet with clients and participate in on-site engagements.


  • Full VISA
  • Medical Insurance 
  • International travel and accommodation expenses covered
  • Performance-based incentives,

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