Security Advisor


About this job

  • Market: Services
  • Industry: IT & Telecom
  • Area of Expertise: Network, Systems, Telephony & Hardware
  • Location: Utrecht

What is required?

  • hours per week: 36
  • Education level: Academic Master
  • Closing date: Sunday, 12 February 2023

About this role: Security Advisor

As a security advisor you make the difference by applying your in-depth knowledge of the latest threats and ensure the organization has the necessary level of protection in place. At the end of each day you can look back at the good work you performed in cooperation Business departments, IT departments, Senior management and IT Engineers to protect against tomorrow’s threats.

Making a difference

  • You are a driven and pragmatic professional with a wide variety of interests quickly able to understand a wide variety of business processes and translate your (technical) knowledge and experience in (IT) security into adequate protection measures;
  • You will have oversight on the different business domains of Rabobank and related IT-systems that support these domains. These systems can be hosted internally and externally, increasingly more cloud services are used and fintech companies are involved;
  • You will advise business on specific security risks they are running translated to business terms in crisp and clear language;
  • You will inform business and management on the security risk profile;
  • You are flexible in terms of working hours, because of our global presence your colleagues are working in different time zones and threats often present themselves at unexpected moments;
  • The team is adaptive to changes inside and outside of our organization. We expect your active participation and play an important role in the way the department will develop within the organization.


Customer focus, critical thinking, clear communication, interpersonal skills are clearly essential for the role of security advisor. In addition, it's important that you recognize everything in the checklist below:

  • Master, in a technical field preferred in IT/Security;
  • Certifications such as IT Audit, (ISC)2 CISSP, ISACA CISM;
  • 5+ year working experience in an IT function;
  • 5+ working experience in an IT security function;
  • You have a strong personal integrity and know how to work with classified information within the bank, but also in trusted communities;
  • Experience with senior level stakeholder management in an international environment.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Miranda Bink is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Miranda Bink
Brunel Netherlands Amsterdam
+31 30 272 7440