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Information Security Officer – Compliance
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
€ 4.526 - € 6.463
36-40 hours per week

At a glance

Cyber criminals are getting smarter and smarter. Can you keep our data safe? The need for information security is growing in a fast pace, especially within the banking sector, where there is much to be gained for cyber attackers. For this reason, we are constantly looking for smarter ways to make clearing banking as safe as possible. This is a key capability because there is a lot at stake. The Information Security Officer (Compliance) within our organization are the expert IT security advisors. As an expert in Cyber regulations and compliance, you help our colleagues in designing and running secure landscape in a compliant environment.

  • Do you understand various IT security related regulatory requirements?
  • Do you have a background in the financial institution?
  • Are you able to provide expert advice, are you a good communicator that can bridge gaps and work in a team?

Then we want you to join our team! We can provide you with excellent opportunities to develop yourself further, in a sector that is part of critical infrastructure, and as part of a larger team of great professionals to work with.

Your job

  • As an information security officer, you play a crucial role in securing our Application & Infrastructure IT landscape by managing the security risks.
  • You focus on the leading compliance requirements for the crown jewels and ensure that security is constantly improving, amidst IT transformations and evolving threat landscape.
  • You maintain a DevOps and an agile way of working. You contribute to a secured enterprise landscape of the bank not just by securing individual applications, but also by looking at the bigger picture.
  • You brainstorm, advice and work together with our talented Product Grid to ensure information security.

Working environment

In banking, Clearing denotes all activities from the time a commitment (buy or sell) is made for a transaction until it is settled. ABN AMRO Clearing acts as an intermediary between clients and the exchanges these clients trade on. We become the buyer to the seller and the seller to the buyer, taking over the risk to reconcile orders between the parties in the transaction. Processing around 18 million transactions a day. We do so for professional traders, investment managers and large corporates. As clients are highly demanding and the market environment fluctuates, you are guaranteed to learn a lot in a short space of time. Working at ABN AMRO Clearing means thriving in an international, professional yet informal, fast-paced, IT-driven environment.

Your profile

You are attracted to the global financial markets, you are highly analytical and you embrace technological developments. You have the ability to bring colleagues from different backgrounds, expertise and cultures together in order to optimally serve our clients. The continuously changing environment in which regulations and sustainability play an important  role requires an adaptive mindset. You are curious by nature, drawn to continuous improvement and innovations. Of course, you are result driven, have an inquisitive mind and you enjoy learning new things in an international environment.

  • Assess, prioritize and update existing IT security policies and standards to reflect the compliance framework
  • Support the internal risk assessments, identify areas of potential technical and process vulnerability, and recommend compensating controls
  • Provides leadership & direction to ensure the proper governance is followed through Third Party Risk Management program
  • Evaluate and maintain up-to-date knowledge of the effectiveness of standards and compensating controls in mitigating IT risk.
  • Interact with Internal/External Audit and IT teams to ensure on-going Compliance with company IT security policies and standards.
  • Maintain a management dashboard and produce a periodic compliance report for executive management
  • Provide training and support to the management and colleagues regarding CISO led programs.
  • Work with internal and third party IT security partners to stay current on industry trends, controls and security technologies and services
  • Understand the balance between technical security measures and potential organizational mitigating measures. You identify various Information security themes across our estate and push for continuous improvement. You perform well under pressure.
  • Used to working in an international environment – English is necessary
  • Cultural sensitivity is important, as you will work with different nationalities
  • Strong stakeholder management skills within and outside the department.
  • You live and work in the Netherlands

We are offering

Under the Dutch CLA we offer you:

  • The opportunity to be the best you can be and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally
  • A competitive salary based on a 40-hour working week
  • A benefit budget (part of the annual salary) which you can spend on additional fringe benefits (e.g. bicycle, telephone)
  • An additional personal development budget of € 1,000 per year, which you can freely use
  • An annual public transport pass valid throughout the Netherlands
  • A good pension scheme and disability insurance
  • Every year you are entitled to 25 holidays and in addition 5 “Banking for Better Days”, to be used for personal development or a variety of soical initiatives like voluntary work.
  • Every 5 years you are entitled to a sabbatical with a maximum period of up to 6 months, whereby you will retain 40% of your salary in the first 3 months


Apply for this vacancy via the button. Upload your CV and cover letter. We are looking forward to hear from you!
For more information, or if you have any questions do not hesitate to contact Marcel van Leent via

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

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