Cybersecurity Lab Manager - 3431269

Thales Middle East
  • Cybersecurity Lab Manager Jobs in UAE - 3431269

    Thales Middle East
  • 1 - 10 Years
  • UAE
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Job Description

Thales people architect solutions at the heart of the defence-security continuum Interoperable and secure information and telecommunications systems for defence, security, and civil operators, are based upon innovative use of radiocommunications, networks, and cybersecurity We are ground breaking new digital technologies such as 4G mobile communications, cryptography, cloud computing and big data for use in physical protection systems, and critical information systems

Thales has built a presence in the United Arab Emirates for over 35 years, and today has over 300 employees Thales in the UAE is part of our Middle East business that has 1,800 people across Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, KSA, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar and UAE Together we delivered technology for the Dubai metro, the longest driverless metro network in the world and a fare collection system that processes up to 250,000 transactions per day We make UAE a safer place by providing secure electronic payment solutions, cyber security systems and communications as well as security systems for Dubai International Airport and air traffic management and navigation systems for Abu Dhabis airport


As the Cybersecurity Lab Manager, you will manage and develop a long-term project that provides a public facing service alongside one of our key government partners in the UAE The Lab Manager will be responsible for managing a state of the art training, development and research facility Heshe will deliver and manage end-to-end service, maintain service level agreements and achieve the key performance indicators The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take full ownership of the build and operation of the facility


The responsibilities of successful candidate include

- Lead the day to day operations of the service

- Manage facility staff

- Ensure that defined KPIs are achieved

- Complete market studies to drive service improvement

- Develop new ways to increase the activity in the facility with novel training, development and research service offerings

- Manage internal and external stakeholders

- Identify and negotiate with new partners

- Build a cybersecurity ecosystem around the facility and service

- Maintaining extensive knowledge of current market conditions

- Maintain and develop the service business plan



- Proven experience in similar service management roles

- Previous experience running training facilities

- Good understanding of several cybersecurity domains

- Fluent in written and spoken English

- Fluent in written and spoken Arabic


- Relevant degree in IT or Cybersecurity

- MBA is preferred


- An entrepreneurial mindset

- Good combination between analytical and pragmatic skills

- Ability to turn strategy into action

- Excellent communications & commercial negotiation skills

- Technical Background in Cybersecurity or Information Systems

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working Great journeys start here, apply now!

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Deadline:13th Feb 2025

Company Profile

With operations in 50 countries and 68,000 employees, Thales is a world leader in mission-critical information systems for defence and security, aerospace and transportation.
Building on its expertise in the most sophisticated technologies and large-scale software systems, Thales is stepping up to the security challenges of its customers in an increasingly complex world. With its global network of 22,500 high-level researchers, Thales has earned particular recognition for its ability to develop and deploy dual civil and military technologies. Leveraging its international operations and spanning the entire value chain from equipment to systems and services, Thales is playing a pivotal role in making the world a safer place.

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