Risk Manager Information Security, time for some action! - Noord-Holland


Are you a critical risk management professional with a specific interest in the protection of (personal) data? And do you want to work for a successful international retailer? Apply now!


Main purpose of the role

As Risk Manager with a special focus on information security, you report to the Manager Risk Management and work in close cooperation with professionals in Enterprise Risk Management, Privacy, Compliance and Integrity. The Risk Management team is one of the core teams of Risk Assurance, next to the Fraud and Store Security and Internal Audit team.

Main (areas) of responsibility;

  • The conduction of information security risk assessments and the development and oversee of the associated control systems;
  • Responsible for the assessment and the advice on the implementation of information security requirements in new business initiatives;
  • Set and implement tactical information security standards and procedures, setting clear guidance to assist management to comply with these requirements and manage the associated risks on an ongoing basis;
  • In collaboration with support teams, responsible for responding to (unlikely) incidents by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures and contribute to the development of a uniform process for handling such incidents;
  • Together with the Manager Risk Management, responsible for creating further information security and privacy awareness by means of developing (online) trainings and a network of champions to assist with identification and management of information security and privacy risks;
  • The support to Risk Assurance colleagues in their daily activities based on expertise and experience.

Overall, you will work in close cooperation with business teams, both at the International Head Office and in our countries of operation.

The Team

The (young and ambitious) Risk Assurance Team supports the entire, international organization in identifying risks and defining and implementing measures to mitigate these risks. The department consists of Privacy and Information Security, Compliance and Integrity, Fraud and Store Security and Internal Audit.

Required qualifications/level of education

As Risk Manager Information Security, you have an analytical mindset and the ability to relate strategic company objectives to own activities. You are organized and able to bring structure. Stakeholder management is in your DNA, and you have strong project management skills. Besides that, you are used to deliver presentations and write clear and concise reports.

In order to fulfill this position, you meet the following requirements:

  • Relevant Master’s degree (WO Level) in information security, audit, or IT, (about to be) qualified as RE or CISA or RO;
  • Approximately 5 years of experience in the domain of information security management;
  • Solid understanding of relevant laws, regulations and standards related to information security and privacy (amongst which ISO27001/2 and the GDPR);
  • Background in privacy is a pré;
  • Experience in the retail sector preferred;
  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing), fluency in French and German preferred.

    The Organisation

    ‘Work for a winner, the organization grows, you grow and improving at what you do!’ 3 good reasons to join this ambitious Retailer, full of energy and with the mentality to get things done. Prize winning in several European countries and expanding its’ business every day which means numerous (international) growth opportunities.


    • Gross annual salary 80K all-in;
    • Annual bonusses between 5% – 10% based on personal and/or business objectives;
    • 24 vacation days and the possibility to purchase a maximum of 5 additional holiday (based on 38 hours);
    • A travel allowance;
    • A company laptop and mobile phone;
    • 15% staff discount on merchandise.

    Not for you but maybe for another professional?

    Maybe this role doesn’t suit you or maybe you are not (actively) looking for another position but you do know a professional suitable for his position? We are of course more than open to referral recruitment. And in case of a successful procedure, it goes without saying that we reward your efforts by means of our FindersFee.

    Are you interested or looking for more information?

    If you are interested, please apply for this position via our website. Or mail your resume and motivation directly to Marlous Hoogendoorn, Talent Sourcer. For more information please contact via Marlous@arcpeople.nl or 06-39081688.

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