Information Security and Risk Consultant

Location: Amsterdam, North Holland Salary: competitive
Sector: IT Type: contract

As Information Security & Risk Consultant, you will report into the Information Security & Risk Management (ISRM) Corporate Office Manager who looks after the Central Office IT and Global Functions. You will support him in operating the Information Security Risk Management Framework in order to ensure that adequate protection of the clients Information Assets.

The Information Security & Risk Consultant is expected to: *Quickly gain understanding of the clients stakeholder perspectives, including that of IT as well as the business.
*Be an independent starter and pro-actively identify opportunities and take actions.
*Be able to manage their own workload and performance. *Participate and enable high-performing and engaged teams

The ISRM team seeks support in the areas of:
*Preparation and aftercare of information risk assessments for new IT Solutions.
*Fact- and evidence gathering for compliance, risk and audit findings monitoring and resolution.
*Follow-up and assessment on contracting of security requirements with our vendors.
*Drafting policy statements and risk acceptance memos. *Inventorying and proposing improvements to security policies and related documentation (important requirement)
*Inventorying and updating Security Policies and related documentation.
*Prepare meetings and draft reports for senior management. *Field questions for security consultation by projects, business functionaries and IT employees.
*Perform security deep dives and IT control testing.

The ideal candidate:
*Has worked with relevant market standards such as ISO 27001, COBIT and relevant laws & regulations such as privacy & data protection laws
*Has experience working in a dynamic and international context. *Has experience with Cybersecurity, Information Risk Management, Internal or External IT Audit or Compliance
*6 to 8 years of relevant experience in Information Technology, Security & Digital Forensics, Internal or External Audit, with at least some of the following qualifications or their equivalent, CISSP, CISM, ISSMP, CISA, CWSA, and relevant experience & knowledge.
*Fluent in Dutch and English

Start: ASAP
End: 31st of August (possible extension)
Location: Amsterdam
Hours a week: 24 tot 32 hours a week
Rate: Market conform

When you are interested in this position please do not hesitate to reply on this email with you most recent CV and hourly rate and I will get back to you as soon as possible.


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