Assistant Manager, Identity and Access Management (UAEN)

Accounting / Finance Banking Full Time
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Banking
  • Full Time
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • 5 to 7 years banking experience in systems control.

Website Commercial Bank of Dubai

Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) is a UAE banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Deira, Dubai. With more than $10 billion in assets, Gulf Business listed CBD as the 35th largest bank in the Gulf Region. It also figures in the Dubai Financial Market index.

Assistant Manager, Identity and Access Management (UAEN)


Operating in the UAE for over 50 years, CBD manages the financial requirements of some of the largest corporates and businesses operating in the country, driving the UAE economy. Over the years, CBD has transformed into a progressive and modern banking institution winning multiple awards for its digital initiatives, credit cards, bank accounts, mobile app features and services.

CBD has been recognized as the number one bank in the UAE on the Forbes list of The World’s Best Banks 2022.

As we continue to build upon our successes, we are looking for ambitious individuals who are passionate about the banking and finance industry and the markets in which CBD operates. Just as important to us is your ability to demonstrate a talent for dealing with people – your colleagues and our customers – and delivering service that really goes the extra mile.

Job Purpose

As an Assistant Manger, Identity and Access Management it is required to effectively perform IAM of banking applications and support Technology Risk activities, including monitoring, incident response and security awareness.

Principle Accountabilities

1. Prepare regular access review reports for all applications managed by IAM and facilitate, throughout the bank, certification of user access in various systems.

2. Assist implementation of effective Information Security Awareness initiatives and educating users about the Bank’s information security policies

3. Perform regular reviews of privileged users/groups and generic accounts of all applications managed by IAM Unit, identifying and escalating violations and non-compliance.

4. Create user manuals for end-users of managed applications, according to criteria defined by Head of IAM

5. Ensure that access rights and privileges are provided on need basis for all managed applications and in line with job requirements.

6. Ensure the prompt resolution of issues related to user management and Technology Risk activities (e.g. monitoring, incident response, etc.), escalating unresolved issues to relevant stakeholders

7. Active participation in UAT for new applications and in cases of enhancements of existing systems.

8. Promptly attend to non-compliance and issues identified by auditors

9. Perform regular monitoring of application audit logs of all systems managed by IAM / Technology Risk function, using the deployed Technology Risk security monitoring solution.

10. Perform annual security matrix review for all managed applications but also updating them whenever there are approved changes.


Experience and Qualifications

●     5 to 7 years banking experience in systems control.

●     Advanced knowledge Microsoft Office Applications and Data Analysis Systems

●     Experience with Role Base Access Controls

●     Degree preferably in Computer Science

●   Desirable IT compliance and security certifications (CISSP, CISA, CISM,   SANS, etc.)


●     Good command of English language. Arabic language would be an added advantage.

●     Planning and organizing skills

●     Able to interact effectively with all levels of a diverse team

●    Good communication and writing skills

●     Ability to efficiently acquire and utilize new skills in response to change

●     Excellent analytical & interpersonal skills

●   Ability to manage multiple priorities

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