Cyber risk management specialist


Line of Service



Not Applicable


Cybersecurity & Privacy

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

Are you passionate about cyber security in our digital world? Would you like to work on a more secure society for major international and local organisations? And make an impact by helping our clients solve their cyber risk challenges? Then take on the challenge as a cyber risk management specialist.

Your challenge as cyber risk management specialist

As a cyber risk management specialist, you complement our team with cyber security risk and security related knowledge. Together with our team, you will support our clients in protecting their information assets over their entire life cycle in an efficient way.

As part of your role, you will support our clients to further enhance their approach to managing their cyber security risks (provide security risk insights, operating models, capability enhancement), solution architectures, information protection strategies, supporting tooling selection and implementation processes.

Who are you?

You have a curious mind and a can-do mentality. You are always thinking about options to make things work. In doing so, you focus on what makes the most impact in the bigger picture. For you, work isn’t just a way to make a living. It matters to you what you do and who you do it with.

Your experience

  • 3 or more years proven experience in cyber security, Information protection and information governance is desired.
  • Experience in designing and implementing cyber security operating models: defining a cyber security risk management strategy, governance and applying this to the security capabilities to identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover.
  • Solid understanding about the relation between business & IT risks and IT security risk and how to mitigate cyber threats to mitigate these risks,
  • Excellent communicative skills to strengthen the alignment and mutual dependencies between the business, IT and security stakeholders.
  • Solid understanding and experience in implementing and managing security capabilities with sufficient technical understanding of their internal workings and success factors.
  • Understanding and experience with security frameworks and standards such as ISO 27001, NIST CSF, SOC2, PCI, HIPAA, SOXCobit, along with the understanding when the paper reality stops adding value and you have to get your hands dirty on underlying nuts and bolts.

Who we are

At PwC Netherlands, over 5,000 professionals work closely together from 12 offices. We offer you plenty of opportunities, both professional and personal, to get the most out of yourself and your career. Discover, build relationships, develop yourself and make an impact. If you do, we guarantee you a varied job in a pleasant and collegial atmosphere. We are aware of our social responsibility and act accordingly. We do this with an eye for personal differences and the development of your specific talents.

What do we offer

  • Many training and courses that contribute to your personal and professional development, such as:

  • An appropriate salary and extensive employment benefits. These benefits include a 'well-being budget'. This is a personal yearly budget of €750,- that you can spend on your health, e.g., mindfulness, sports, lifestyle coaching, a second screen for your home office and noise cancelling headphones  

  • Monthly internet allowance 

  • A lease car or car allowance, laptop and an iPhone

  • 32 holiday days per year 

  • Informal and interesting (virtual) events with colleagues

Apply now!

Are you interested in this vacancy and do you meet the requirements? Have a look at our application process or apply directly by clicking the button. We would like to receive the following documents:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

At PwC Diversity and Inclusion are on top of mind.

If you have specific questions about this vacancy you can mail to Keesjan Bongaertz or Brigitte Bekenkamp , Talent Acquisition CF&P

We don’t accept applications via mail due to GDPR

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Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: PwC

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO


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