National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) is Hiring a CISO 2024 Apply Now

Are you a dynamic and experienced information security professional looking to make a real difference? The National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) is looking for a highly qualified Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to join their team!

What is NADRA?

NADRA is a government agency in Pakistan that is responsible for providing essential services including:

  • Issuing computerised national identity cards (CNICs)
  • Maintaining a National Database and Registration System (NDRS)
  • Registering births and deaths
  • Issuing machine-readable passports (MRPs)
  • Verifying citizens' identity

What will the CISO do?

The CISO will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of information security at NADRA. This includes developing and implementing an information security strategy, managing information security risks, and ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations.

Who are they looking for?

NADRA is looking for a highly motivated and experienced professional with a proven track record in information security. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • A Master's degree in Information Security/Technology and Computer Sciences or a related field from a Higher Education Commission (HEC) recognized university. A PhD is preferred.
  • Relevant certifications in IS Audits, such as CISA or CISM.
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in senior information security operations and management roles.
  • A strong understanding of regulatory requirements (national and international), technological advancements in the industry, and international best practices.
  • The ability to steer the organization's information security strategy and align it with NADRA's vision for information security and cybersecurity.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills. The ability to represent NADRA at local and international forums on information security and cybersecurity matters.
  • Strong leadership qualities and the ability to manage a team of information security professionals.
  • The ability to analyze complex issues, think critically, and make informed decisions in critical situations.

How to Apply

If you are a qualified and experienced information security professional who is looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, we encourage you to apply! The deadline for applications is June 23rd, 2024 and only online applications will be accepted. You can find more details and apply online at

Last Date:

The last date for submission of applications is June 23, 2024.

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to make a real difference in the field of information security!

Here are some additional details that are included in the image:

  • The CISO position is for a contract period of five years, with the possibility of extension.
  • The preferred candidate will have experience developing IT forensic investigations frameworks and incident response mechanisms.
  • The CISO will be responsible for planning and conducting information security training and awareness activities across the organization.
  • Females, minorities, transgenders, and differently-abled candidates are encouraged to apply.

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