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IT Risk contractor

The Role:

The ‘Competence Centre Group Information Risk Management’, situated within the
directorate Group Risk, is looking to enforce its team with an external expert.
This international team is responsible to help entities shape their risk practices,
and to give reasonable assurance to top management that their information risks
are under control.
The Competence Centre consists of 3 teams:
• Assurance
• Support
• Project Office

We are looking for a Risk Expert to join the assurance team of the “Information
Risk Management” department. The job is located in Brussels, Gent or in Leuven
and partly remotely.
Our mission is to enable, help and challenge all entities of the KBC Group in the
way they handle their information security/cyber security and IT-related risks.
To strengthen the team were looking for colleagues who have a sound risk
background, but are also eager to help other colleagues in the risk domain.
The job focusses primarily on Information Security and IT related risks.
If you are fascinated by the risk universe and if you are looking for a job were
investigating and helping go hand in hand, then you are the expert we are looking

What will be your main tasks:

- Plan & perform independent investigations to give reasonable assurance that the
risks are under control.
- Act as a human 'risk' radar, facilitator & independent observer.
- Define sound controls & practices to handle risk on a day-to-day basis.
- Define metrics to measure the maturity of controls
- Help prepare reports for the key stakeholders (Group ExCo, Group CRO, Group
IT Risk Community, …) via a structural information feed from the community.
Needed Qualifications - expanded
The profile we are looking for combines all the qualities of a natural ambassador,
and a strong expert in the domains of Information Security, Cybercrime, IT, Cloud,
vendor, Business Continuity:
- This vacancy is open to applicants with a university degree. Relevant working
experience in ICT or in a scientific discipline is an asset.
- You are willing to work in a changing and fast evolving environment and are
prepared to constantly keep you knowledge up to date.
- You are at ease in interacting on senior general management level.
- You are an ambassador and can energize a community.
- You are able to analyse a ‘risky’ situation, and identify solutions.
- You have good, clear and convincing communication skills in both English.
- You are a self-starter, pro-active and take initiative.
- You are well organised and work effectively and independently.
- You are flexible and show entrepreneurship.
- You are creative, have a critical mind and like to think out-of-the-box.
- You have good social skills and are a team player.
- Certifications like CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP, etc … are an asset

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