Senior Information Risk Manager

You will receive

  • A salary of € 5.000 - €6.500 based on 36 hours (excluding 13th month & holliday allowance)
  • Laptop

You will bring with you

  • Masters in IT, Security or Auditing
  • 5 years of relevant experience
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills

Senior Information Risk Management Officer

Group Risk Management is looking for a Senior Information Risk Management officer who supports the NN organization with managing information security risks. Candidates must have significant knowledge of IRM methods and techniques and Cybercrime developments and who shows leadership in identification and development of new IT Security initiatives, policies and processes to mitigate (new) threats.


Your impact as a Senior Information Risk Management Officer

You are responsible, amongst others, for:

  • Facilitating and monitoring the design and testing the operational effectivness of IT controls and processes.
  • Challenge the first line in implementing a secured architecture aligned with the business goals and future plans. 
  • Tracking progress status around remediation activities to close gaps from policy compliance assessments and various other risk assessments.
  • Performing expert based risk assessments (and facilitate risk & control self assessments) on the CIO department
  • Analysing IT incidents reported by staff and report lessons learned to the CIO management


Realistic results

From your own initiative and ambition, you achieve the best results:

  • Development, planning, coordination and the execution of security awareness training in creating a strong risk aware culture within NN
  • Development, maintenance and advice regarding the NN Group IT policies and Minimum Standards
  • Timely and clear reporting to higher management, in which you explain the findings and recommendations in a motivating way


We care

Just as you, as our Senior Information Senior Information Risk Management officer indirectly care for our customers, we also take care of you. With great development opportunities and a pleasant working environment, you will have good reason to find going to work every day a pleasure. For your career development, we facilitate:

  • On-the-job training and vocational training via our Learning & Development Center.
  • Industry-specific conferences (both in the Netherlands and across the border)
  • In-house training and personal skills training.

Whatever we do, we do together in an environment full of freedom where your personality, talents and ideas count. For example, collaborating with another team is quite the norm and regularly leads to better outcomes. We have no thresholds within NN; everyone is readily accessible and willing to help each other.

NN is a large organization. If you start working with our team, you will work for Group Operational Risk Management (GORM). GORM has 14 enthousiastic and experienced colleagues working on group ORM oversight and performing 2nd line activities for Corporate Staff Departments including CIO. Your colleagues are experienced in Operational Risk, Information Risk, Data Quality and Insurable Risk. The team of Information Risk Managers (6) is looking for a new colleague. 

Next to a challenging job you obviously want to know who you will be working with. Check out the following blog and meet your new colleague Marc.

Our purpose

Thanks to your efforts, we make our financial services relevant and more personal.

You help us go above and beyond when providing the very best customer service. We believe in the importance of customer satisfaction and consistently serving our customers to the best of our abilities. They are the core of our company values and our most important motivator. As a company, we have set up a number of subsidiaries as we have grown: NN, NN Investment Partners, Nationale-Nederlanden, OHRA, ABN AMRO Insurance, BeFrank, Zicht, AZL and Movir.


Clear conditions

We offer you modern employment conditions and generous employee benefits. For example, you have the option of taking extra vacation days. Due to the coronavirus, most of the NN colleagues work from home. At the moment it is unclear when we can return to the office. The official location for this position is The Hague.  


Critical skills of a Senior IRM Officer

Our ideal candidate has a University degree in Information Technology, Security or Audit, or equivalent and does not settle for the obvious answer. You keep probing until you get to the heart of a matter. Additionally, you can stand on your own two feet and are not easily flustered when you encounter a challenge. You have excellent social and communication skills in both Dutch and English; this is essential for conducting your audits and writing reports, but also to ensure that you are well connected with the various stakeholders. Finally, persuasiveness, flexibility and creativity are essential traits for this challenging, dynamic position.

  • Multiple industry recognized certifications like RE, CISSP, CRISC, CSSP (Cloud), CPT is a big plus
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum methodology is a big plus
  • Passion and knowledge for IT and IT Security and modern cloud technologies.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Excellent and natural communicator; excellent written and verbal communication skills (English and Dutch), able to construct and explain a comprehensive, logical argument
  • Thorough knowledge of IT governance and control frameworks.
  • Understanding of complex IT environments including (legacy, hybrid cloud, virtualization, software defined networking).


Commit to NN

Do you have At least 5 years of professional experience in the IT Risk Management, IT Security or IT Audit with relevant experience in the Financial Services Industry and you recognize yourself in the mentioned above, then we would like to meet you. Upload your resume via the application button.

Do you have any questions about the job? Then please call Marc Bijsmans via +31(0)613244178. Do you have questions about the application process? Please contact Michele Borsjé via +31(0)6 46360105.

Application procedure


If you are enthusiastic about the job we encourage you to apply online. We will then carefully look at your profile and let you know whether you’ll be invited to an interview within two weeks.


We are curious who you are, what motivates you and what you are looking for. But it is just as important that you get to know NN better. We aim for a maximum of two interviews in which you will meet the manager of the department, a direct colleague and a recruiter from NN.

Online assessment

The assessment consists of a personality test, a driver test and an intelligence test. We believe your personal qualities are very important and use this assessment to test whether you meet the NN Mindset. This will be an online test and the results will be shown  immediately.


Are we both enthusiastic after the interviews and the online assessment? Then we will gladly make you an offer to join NN. Click here for more information about our employment benefits.

Welcome new colleague

Congratulations with your new job! We will now start our onboarding procedure to secure a smooth start at NN.


We realize that applying for a job is an important moment for you. What matters to you, matters to us. That is why, after the application procedure, we invite you via e-mail to let us know how you experienced applying at NN. Thanks to your feedback we can make improvements to the way we work.

Meet our people

Would you like to learn more about working at NN? Read the testimonials and find out!

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