Global Information Security Officer

Organization description

We are selecting a Global Information Security Officer for a large International industrial company. Our customer is a fast expanding international brand. This organization has a great reputation and track record. Since the IT organization is expanding and the number of exciting projects will further grow we are looking for the perfect person to fill this critical role.

Function description

  • Define and deploy standard Information Security Governance, Risk and Compliance processes and policies globally, including policies related to devices, data, systems and other equipment
  • Define and deploy a global Information Security strategy that is aligned to the strategic needs of the business and in accordance with EU GDPR requirements and standards
  • Define, align and deploy policies and procedures related to managing threats and incidents related to information security
  • Assess baseline compliance based upon the requirements of ISO27001 and develop a roadmap of improvements to resolve any identified vulnerabilities
  • Collaborate with business partners and board of directors to ensure they understand how to achieve and demonstrate compliance with Information security standards
  • Collaborate closely with building (technical) security teams and legal to form an end-to-end security governance process
  • Implement a program of Information Security education and awareness across the company (headquarters and stores) and with strategic partners
  • Assist with audits and other external assessments, collaborating with peers and cross-functional stakeholders to ensure continual due diligence on audit-related controls and topics
  • Work with project teams and application managers/owners to guide project and change efforts from the perspective of Information security

What the client requests

  • Languages: Dutch / English
  • University degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years working in Information security or related discipline
  • Experience working with security standards surrounding employee data, customer data, privacy compliance environments
  • Proven experience working with many vendors to drive Information security standards and discipline
  • Excellent client-facing and internal written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Very proactive and service-oriented mindset (i.e., positive and ‘can do’ attitude)


Hours per weekFull time