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Senior Consultant Cybersecurity - Cyber Risk Management

Location:  Amsterdam
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  3 Jun 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  137185

*Please be aware that this position is open from september 2023 onwards


At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all 


With rapidly changing cybersecurity threats, clients from all industries look to us for trusted solutions for their increasingly complex risks. As a member of our Cyber Risk Management team  you’ll have the opportunity help clients gain insights into their cybersecurity program and strategy as a whole.  You will have access to our robust solutions to advise clients on managing cybersecurity risk, enhancing maturity, and improving efficiency. You will belong to an international connected team of specialists helping our clients with their most complex cybersecurity needs and contributing toward their business resilience.    


The opportunity   

You’ll work alongside respected industry professionals, learning about and applying leading practices to better manage cybersecurity people, process and technology capabilities. You’ll gain insights into the design and operations of cybersecurity programs and strategies in a variety of industries and learn how to design measurable, sustainable programs to keep up with the ever changing cybersecurity landscape. 


Your key responsibilities    

You’ll work with our practice in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in one or more of the following four areas of expertise: 

  • Cyber Transformation: to improve cybersecurity measurements and monitoring, and develop sustainable processes.  You will gain experience applying risk management principles to a cybersecurity environment and leveraging cybersecurity frameworks / standards like ISO/IEC 27001:2013 / Baseline Informatiebeveiliging Overheid (BIO), NIST CSF,  etc. You will design solutions to remediate gaps or enhance maturity of specific cybersecurity capabilities. And you will implement or improve cyber security management strategy and processes at the clients’ organization. 

  • Cyber Assessment: to assess cybersecurity programs and strategies, or specific technologies and/or information security processes using our proprietary framework or industry standards. Your focus will be on security and risk assessments of processes, applications, systems. You will assist our clients in understanding cyber threat landscape, assess the maturity of their cyber security strategy and/or assess compliance to regulations and standards. 

  • Data Protection & Privacy: to assess and consult clients on data privacy, implementation of data protection / GDPR programs to address confidentiality and security over customer, employee or patient data. You will gain insights into the design and operations of privacy programs and strategies in a variety of industries and learn how to design measurable programs to keep up with the ever changing regulatory landscape. 

  • Vulnerability Management: to build a full service vulnerability management offering providing clients with tailored solutions to deploy and run vulnerability management programs. You will manage vulnerabilities, associated risks and remediation within complex environments.     


To qualify for the role you must have  

  • Degree (Bachelor or Master) in Business Information Technology, in a technical field (e.g. Computer Science) with touch points to Cybersecurity topics or equivalent education  

  • 2 – 5 years of related work experience;  

  • A passion for consulting and cybersecurity topics 

  • Knowledge of one or more of the following areas:  

  • Cybersecurity  assessments  

  • IT and cybersecurity  policies, standards, procedures and controls  

  • Security strategies and roadmaps  

  • Cybersecurity  awareness and training  

  • Cybersecurity  metrics and reporting  

  • Cybersecurity  organization design and implementation  

  • A strong background of the security frameworks and standards such as ISO 27001/2 and NIST CSF, and the cybersecurity laws and regulations such as GDPR  

  • A willingness to travel in The Netherlands to meet client needs and a valid driver’s license 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in preferably Dutch and English 

  • Strong client services orientation and accustomed to taking a proactive role in engagements 

  • Flexible, responsible and self-confident personality, who feels comfortable in client’s environment 


Ideally, you’ll also have  

  • Strong presentation and communication skills  

  • One of Industry recognized certification in security e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPT, CIPM, CRISC, RE; non-certified hires are required to become certified within 1 year from the date of hire  


What we look for    

We’re interested in intellectually curious people with a genuine passion for cybersecurity. If you have the confidence in both your presentation and technical abilities to grow into a leading expert here, this is the role for you.  


What we offer 

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business: 

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next. 

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way. 

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs. 

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs. 

  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility 

  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School whilst working with EY, completely free 


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. 


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 

EY | Building a better working world 

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets. As cybersecurity experts, we are committed to building a safer world 

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate. 

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today. 

EY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law. 


Part of the application procedure is an online assessment and a Pre-Employment Screening (PES). A PES involves: checking your identification documentation, diplomas, certificate of good conduct (VOG) and a statement from EY regarding reliability when entering employment. 

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