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Information Security & Privacy Expert

Action | Zwaagdijk-Oost | WO / MBA | Fulltime | Sluit 2018-02-26

Are you ready for a challenging Information Security role in retail and do you want to help build the future of the successful, fastest growing discounter in the Netherlands with European ambitions?

Information Security & Privacy Expert

(Fulltime 38h/wk)

"As an Information Security & Privacy Expert , you will work with the Information Security Manager to give direction and support the business regarding Information Security and Privacy. Thanks to your work, our most important information is adequately secured and the conty of our operations is guaranteed!”

What you will do every day
As a result of the rapid international growth of Action, the Risk Management team is continuing to grow. We are currently working hard on a new team in which you, as Information Security & Privacy Expert, work closely with other team members who are more specifically involved with Risk Management, Fraud Management and Internal Audit. As an Information Security & Privacy Expert you report directly to the Information Security Manager. You work closely with all departments, as especially with the IT Security Officer, as a frequent sparring partner. The work focuses on both Information Risk Management and Business Continuity Management.

Information Security and Business Continuity management are currently still in its growing phase at Action. This gives the Information Security & Privacy Expert the perfect challenge to develop and implement an effective and efficient Information Security Risk & Privacy projects focused on effectively managing risk across the businees . You then have to monitor whether the associated risks are actually managed and educate the business where necessary. In addition, as an Information Security & Privacy Expert you are the point of contact for information security and privacy issues.

Projects that you will be working on in the first few months include driving up the Information Security Policy Framework, supporting Identity and Access Management, but also setting up an Information Security and Privacy Awareness program. A start has already been made with setting up the Information Security Roadmap; you will continue to work with this.

'Simplicity' is one of the core values ​​of Action. To you as Information Security & Privacy Expert, the task of making our sober retail organization aware of the Information Security & Privacy risks, but also applying 'simplicity' to the policy and associated processes and remaining pragmatic in a result-oriented organization.

What characterizes an Information Security & Privacy Expert at Action
An Information Security & Privacy Expert at Action is analytical, pragmatic and communicative. In addition, you are constructive, but critical in nature and you work very organized. Our formula with a surprisingly complete range and competitive prices further demands an enterprising attitude with high cost awareness.


  • Relevant Master’s degree (WO Level) in information security, audit or IT, (about to be) qualified as RE or CISA, as well as an educational background in Privacy is required;
  • Approximately 1-5 years working experience in the domain of Information Security Management and/or Privacy Management;
  • Solid understanding of Internal Control and Privacy standards;
  • Solid understanding of ISO27001 and ISO27002 standards;
  • Solid understanding of relevant laws and regulations related to Information Security and Privacy;
  • Knowledge of and experienced in documentation systems for processes, risks and controls;
  • Strong Project and Stakeholder Management skills;
  • Experience in the retail sector preferred;
  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing), fluency in French and German preferred.

This is what we offer as Information Security & Privacy Expert
Working conditions

  • Market-based salary o.b.v. a 38-hour working week
  • Bonus arrangement on personal and business goals
  • A laptop and a iPhone
  • 15% staff discount on your purchases from Action

Personal growth
We open stores every week at home and abroad. The rapid growth makes Action a successful organization with a rapid development and because of this the expectation is that the department will expand rapidly, so there are plenty of opportunities.

In addition, the expansion of Action within several business units brings challenges in the design of our processes. With an enterprising and proactive attitude you can contribute to the further professionalization of our Risk Management department and further develop you as a content specialist.

For substantive questions about this position, please contact Maaike Molenaar (Information Security Manager). For more information about the application process, you can contact Yaseen Schrueder (Recruiter). Both can be reached via 0228-565080. You can only apply via the 'Apply' button.

Keywords: Vacancy, Full-time, Hoorn, Security, IT

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