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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Software & Information Technology
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  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      August 06,2021
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    Security and IT Risk Awareness Professional

    Security and IT Risk Awareness Professional

    Imagine… Co-designing the bank of the future by increasing its resilience. Since its foundation Rabobank has always been the trusted party customers can rely on. While transforming the bank via open banking towards connected platforms, reliability and security will continue to be the added value of Rabobank. The mission of our department is therefore: “Driving secure banking together”.

    Making a difference

    • We are involved in setting new standards for IT Risk, Cyber Security and Business Continuity within the bank.
    • We find an optimal balance between risk mitigation and cost effectiveness.
    • We create and execute global training and awareness programs on cybersecurity, IT risk and continuity for Rabobank.
    • In our role as a Centre of Expertise we advise and collaborate with operational IT teams globally on Business Continuity Management, IT Risk and IT Security.

    With Each Other

    Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. The Security & IT Risk Awareness team is part of the Centre of Expertise Risk and brings talented people together to implement our digital security ambitions. It touches our information assets (IT risk and security), employees (Behaviour), customers (Privacy) and operational continuity (BCM). The Centre of Expertise Risk operates in a dynamic and fast moving environment. We encounter a complex environment with simple and practical solutions and are internationally focused. You will be joining a team which consists of 25 enthusiastic professionals with a variety of skillsets and backgrounds, but share the goal of driving secure banking.

    With you

    When we ask your colleagues and friends to describe you in a few outlines, they will mention: client focused, connecting, persuasive, ambitious, result driven and team player.

    For this Security & IT Risk Awareness Professional role we are looking for top candidates who know how to strengthen secure and risk aware behaviour. We invite you to get in touch with us when you recognise yourself in the following:

    • Academic background or higher education
    • A minimum 3-year working experience in awareness, behaviour change, communication and/or learnings
    • Experienced in creating various successful interventions to influence behaviour
    • Security and/or risk management savvy
    • Strong communication- , presentation- and training skills
    • Pro-active attitude
    • Focus on innovation and continuous improvement
    • Ability to translate complex subjects into actionable solutions
    • Knowledge of and experience with project management and an Agile/DevOps way of working
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English (mandatory) and Dutch (preferable)

    Growing a better world together

    You'll already be aware that Rabobank is a financial services provider for 7.1 million customers in 40 countries. But did you know that we aim to contribute to real change with our 'Growing a better world together' mission? We do so in countless ways, such as:

    • A third of all the food we purchase is thrown away. Together with Nature & Environment, we’re working to increase awareness among consumers of how to reduce food waste.
    • As part of a project with Humanitas, we are helping people who are experiencing financial difficulties to get their household finances in order.
    • Together with Vluchtelingenwerk Nederland (the Dutch Council for Refugees), we are helping 1,500 refugees find a suitable job.


    Do you want to become the ideal version of yourself? We would love to help you achieve this by focusing firmly on your growth, development, and investing in an environment where you keep learning every day. We give you the space to innovate and initiate. In this way, we offer you numerous opportunities to grow and help you exceed your expectations, to do the right thing exceptionally well, and to therefore grow as a professional. In addition, with us (on the basis of a 36-hour working week), you can also expect:

    • a gross monthly base salary between € 3769 € 5384 based on function level 9
    • a thirteenth month and holiday pay.
    • an Employee Benefit Budget (10 % of your monthly salary). You decide how to spend this budget. This may include purchasing extra leave days, making extra pension contributions or even receiving a monthly cash payout.
    • A personal annual budget of € 1400 that you can spend on activities related to your personal development and career.
    • flexible working times and location-independent working.
    • 100 % reimbursement of commuting costs if you travel by public transport! Do you still prefer to travel by car or motorbike? Then choose a commuting allowance.
    • a pension scheme, to which your contribution is only 3.5%.

    Let's meet.

    Are you the person we're looking for? Are you ready to join Rabobank as Security & IT Risk Awareness Professional and to make a difference to yourself, our customers and to society? We look forward to receiving your application for this vacancy in Utrecht.

    Good to know:

    • Richard Gerestein, sr IT Recruiter, would be happy to answer any questions about the application procedure via
    • Chris Karelse, Team Lead, can answer your questions regarding the role and the ambition of the team you will be working in via or +316 1505 8393
    • The application process includes screening. Based on the screening procedures in place at Rabobank, we assess whether new staff are reliable enough to work at Rabobank.
    • The application process for this vacancy includes an individual assessment.
    • Everyone is different, and it is exactly those differences that help us become an even better bank. That's why we want to know who you really are!
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