information security consultant in amsterdam

esther van petegem, randstad
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amsterdam, noord-holland


esther van petegem, randstad
+31 (6) 29028253


the world around us

We live in extraordinary times. Technology, society, the job market - they’re all rapidly advancing, and opening up previously unimagined opportunities. With innovation driving the world of work even faster, many of us are left wondering: how can I find a job that works for me? 

people at the heart of everything we do

Working at Randstad is unlike working at any organization. Because at Randstad we put people at the heart of everything we do; this goes for our clients, our candidates, our employees and society. By combining our passion for people with the power of today’s technologies, we support people and organizations in realizing their true potential. We call this Human Forward. 

Are you our new colleague? We’re looking for a 

Information Security Consultant at Randstad Global (Digital Factory)

digital factory

As part of the Tech & Touch (T&T) strategy, Randstad is aiming to speed up its digital capabilities. The Digital Factory is a corporate start-up combining the best of both worlds. The scale, quality, and long-term perspective of a corporate organization with the speed, agility, customer focus and challenging orientation of a start-up.

We help our clients, our talent and Randstad to apply digital to stay relevant. Our team is global and based around the world, multifunctional and reflects the diversity of our global customers and the company. We are organised in tribes and chapters to deliver global digital solutions such as workforce scheduling and data-driven sales as well as build digital foundations such as global infrastructure, architecture, data (security)  and customer experience (CX).

Security plays an important part in all of this. We’re currently extending the security team and are looking for a colleague, who will help our application development team embed security in their way of working. In this role, you will report directly to the Digital Factory CISO.

your typical day includes

As an Information Security Consultant, you are a hands-on colleague in the IT Chapter of the Randstad Digital Factory:

  • maturing security by design ways of working of the Digital Factory application development teams

  • working with colleagues and suppliers driving information security related projects from inception to completion

  • write project plans to define necessary steps for implementation

  • running change management projects in the Digital Factory,

  • security and vendor assessments reviews on projects and suppliers

  • writing operational procedures, guidelines and templates based on our policies, 

  • any other day-to-day support needed to achieve the objectives of the Randstad Global Information Security team 

role related competencies

  • Master Degree (or equivalent) in Information Technology

  • 8+ years experience in IT of which at least 4 years in security

  • CISM, CISSP or comparable certification

  • Knowledgeable of of ISO 27001/2, NIST or comparable

  • Experience with (secure) software development life cycle (SDLC), security by design and related frameworks like OWASP 

general competencies

  • Good command of the English language

  • Proficiency in other languages (helpful but not essential)

  • Excellent analytical skills and accurate

  • Empathic and proficient in managing multiple stakeholders

  • Self-starting and self-supporting

  • Hands-on 

  • Good technical project management skills

  • Service-oriented

  • Likes to work in an international environment with different cultures

  • Willing and able to travel

  • Good communication skills

  • Manage and/or participate in appropriate working and project groups to deliver tangible results supporting Randstad’s information security objectives

  • Enthusiastic and pragmatic, result driven

what do you get in return?

In return for your talent and effort, we pay a good, competitive salary and offer attractive benefits. Job security and a great work-life balance mean we take care of each other. Imagine having an instant network where everyone wants you to succeed. And we have the numbers to back that up: we’re 38,331 employees strong, with over 4,800 offices in 38 countries. And 47% of our management is female. 

Randstad’s performance standards are high, but as a team, we’ll make sure you reach and even exceed them through a wide range of learning and development opportunities. Joining our team means getting to work with great people. Each of them is crucial to maintaining our open-minded, entrepreneurial, and vibrant company culture.
Sure you’ll work hard, but this hard work is also rewarded, and success is celebrated. It’s the culture you’ll find in any of our global Randstad offices. 

human forward starts with you

Randstad’s purpose is: supporting people and organizations in realizing their true potential. And this starts with making your work meaningful every day. It’s people-work at its best. Making work meaningful. So if you recognize yourself in the profile above, we gladly invite you to apply for this role. 

about Randstad

The Randstad Group is a global leader in the HR services industry and specialized in solutions in the field of flexible work and human resources services. Our services range from regular temporary Staffing and permanent placements to Inhouse Services, Professionals, and HR Solutions (including Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Managed Services Programs, and outplacement). In 2017, Randstad generated revenue of € 23.3 billion. Randstad was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands. Randstad N.V. is listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam, where options for stocks in Randstad are also traded. For more information, see

We geloven dat diverse teams van belang zijn voor ons als lerende organisatie die voorop wil blijven lopen in de wereld van werk. Want juist verschillen tussen mensen zorgen voor groei. Van collega's, klanten, kandidaten en daarmee van Randstad. Heb jij een uniek talent? We ontmoeten je graag.