• Job code: QR8391
  • Security

Advisory Chief Information Security Officer


For our client in Amsterdam we are looking for an Advisory Chief Information Security Officer


- To be a guardian of the security of the bank and of the respect of Security related policies

- To help formulate and lead strategic plans for enhancing information security

- To build and support awareness for employees and customers

- To play a catalysing role in case of P1 security incident or crisis

- To represent the bank towards external parties (regulator, external auditor, Febelfin, etc.) concerning security topics.


An expert in the area of information security. The ideal candidate is a leader, a consensus builder, and an integrator of people and processes.

Key personal characteristics include:

- Ability to filter and synthesise a wide range of confidential information whilst able to focus on essentials and priorities

- Articulate, persuasive and able to communicate constructive criticism and information security related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical audiences (including board level or regulator)

- Outstanding oral and written communication skills, as well as outstanding negotiation and change management skills

- Ability to demonstrate success in influencing and decision-making

- Good project / time manager and able to delegate / follow-up tasks

- Passionate about (Cyber)security

Qualifications required:

- Master Degree is highly recommended

- CISSP and CISM are highly recommended

- CISA and other specific security certifications are considered useful

- Good knowledge of banking in all its aspects and how this relates to security


- Minimum 5+ years of relevant Information Security experience

- Subject Matter Expert in the area of Information Security

- Knowledge of pertinent law

- Have experience with business continuity planning, security auditing, risk management as well as contract and vendor negotiation

- Experience in a financial environment is a plus