Standards & Software Compliance Specialist, DP World UAE

  • Full time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted 10 months ago
  • 8000-18000 AED / Month

Dubai Ports (DP) World presently has a job opening for eligible candidate for position of a Standards & Software Compliance Specialist in Dubai, UAE. The successful candidate will work at Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (JAFZA) in Dubai. This job was posted by a DP World on 12th September 2023 and is now open for desirous applicants.

Job Purpose of A Standards & Software Compliance Specialist

Ensure that DP World adheres to industry standards and regulatory requirements related to software and technology.

Job Duties of A Standards & Software Compliance Specialist

  • Maintain central repository of ISMS documentation.
  • Review documentation and procedures, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders on compliance-related issues, and performing compliance reviews/gap assessments.
  • Centralized coordination and tracking of corrective actions implementation at 4 entities certified under ISO 27001.
  • Create and manage effective action plans in response to audit discoveries and compliance violations.
  • Maintain compliance to other standards such as DFSA, Indian Cyber Security Standard, ISR Dubai, etc.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory changes and developments in the regulatory environment.
  • Support business units in achieving ISO certifications (e.g., ISO 27001, ISO 20000, ISO 22301).
  • Assist in upgrading ISO 27001:2013 certification to 2022 version.
  • Act as a single point of contact for all the Group Technology locations & ensure compliance with standards’ requirements.
  • Conduct business impact assessment for applications of HO to define RTO/RPO requirements, and ensure the DR plans and backup procedures are aligned.
  • Develop the plan, track, monitor, coordinate & execute database restoration tests for non-critical applications & disaster recovery (DR) tests for critical applications of HO and regional Business units.
  • Provide training in standards & software compliance practices and procedures.
  • Conduct workshops and train technology teams in business units on DR Management.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Who Can Apply?


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.


  • Should have 8-10 years of experience in IT governance with at least 5 years’ experience in Standards & Software compliance domain.
  • Experience in implementation and sustenance of ISO standards, supporting regulatory compliance requirements related to technology and IS.
  • Extensive experience in implementing organisation-wide program of continuity management and disaster recovery planning and processes.
  • Experience with BCP and DR Recovery plan testing.


  • Certified implementor of ISO 27001, ISO 20000, ISO 23001.
  • Certifications as CBCI, ISO 22301 Certified Business Continuity Manager, CBCP, C/DRE, EDRP.

Skills & Knowledge Desired

  • Working Knowledge of ISO 27001, ISO 20000, ISO 23001, ISO 22301, NIST, COBIT 2019, etc.
  • Good understanding in E-commerce, logistics, supply chain & port operations applications will be an added advantage.

Soft Skills

  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Program and Project management skills.
  • Time management skills.
  • Team player and conflict management skills.
  • Ability to adapt in a complex environment, loves challenges, with the will and drive to learn new things on his/her own.
  • Cultural awareness.

Technical Skills

  • In-depth understanding of local and international technology and IS regulations and industry best practices.
  • Knowledge of developing policies, procedures related to ISO, disaster recovery & resilience management processes.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

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