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Senior Advisor / Manager CertifyPoint - EY

Locatie: Amsterdam

The opportunity
Our clients are under constant pressure from their customers and stakeholders to demonstrate compliance with Cybersecurity and Privacy/GDPR standards and that's where EY CertifyPoint assists them via certification services. As a security/privacy advisor, you will primarily be performing certification audits for security and privacy-related controls for our clients, proving workshops and training sessions on related topics. EY CertifyPoint is expanding its certification and implementation services on management systems for a broad range of standards. As an advisor within EY CertifyPoint, you will discover best of two worlds.

Your key responsibilities
This is a role where no two days are the same – so you’ll find yourself taking on plenty of new responsibilities as you go. You’ll work alongside clients and colleagues, balancing your time between auditing, traveling, providing workshops and supporting business development. If you’re flexible and ready to adapt to a constantly changing environment, there’s no better place to develop your skills. Since the position is for a team which works on a global scale within EY, there are many international travel opportunities (30 -60%) for willing individuals.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to critically review security policies and procedures, design and implementation of security policies, procedures, standards and controls in line with regulation and/or current standards, ISO27001, NIST, SANS etc.
  • Execute data privacy audits in line with GDPR regulation and ability to assist the clients in implementation of data protection / GDPR programme to address confidentiality and security over customer, employee or patient data
  • Good project management with the ability to collaborate with teams across multiple locations
  • Be able to articulate threats and risk to business and technology leaders and understand security and privacy concepts and how they apply to business and technology solutions
  • Has an entrepreneurial bent of mind and willingness to assist in business development and new solution development
  • Team player but not team dependent
  • Problem-solving and proactive mindset with good auditing and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to ask the right questions as the role demands tremendous exposure to the management layer of our international clients who are leading organizations in their respective industries
  • A strong command of the English language is a must due to the International clientele of EY CertifyPoint

Advanced knowledge of

  • IT general controls (security, change management, disaster backup recovery, data center, infrastructure, etc.)
  • Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology
  • Operation system and database platforms (mainframe, client/server, Windows, UNIX, AS400, DB2, etc.)
  • Networking (TCP/IP)
  • IT governance processes (IT Policies and Standards, ITIL)
  • IT Risk Management’s assessments processes (Security, Vendor, and Risk Assessments) 

Ideally, you should have

  • Relevant Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Computer Science, IT Auditing, Information Systems, Privacy Law
  • Have more than 3 years of IT auditing working experience and familiar with NIST/ FEDRAMP/ FISMA standards
  • Good understanding of industry standards in cybersecurity (ISO, ITIL, NIST, ISF) and privacy ( GDPR, ISO 27018) is an advantage
  • Willingness to pursue industry certifications e.g. CISA, CISM, CISSP, CCSP, CIPP, CIPM, ISO 27001, ISO 22301 etc.
  • Proficiency in Dutch, German and French would be a great advantage

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Auditing, Master’s Degree in Information Systems or Master of Business Administration
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor ( CISA ), Certified Internal Auditor ( CIA ) or Certified Public Accountant ( CPA ), Certified Information Systems Security Professional ( CISSP ), Certified Information Security Manager ( CISM )

What we look for
An individual who has 3+ years of certification experience on NIST/ FEDRAMP/ FISMA. Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

Our offer
By investing in the knowledge and development of our employees we are able to deliver high- quality services. At EY we highly value the education and development of our people. In addition to an inspirational and challenging working environment we offer a competitive salary package including fringe benefits.

With EY’s broad range of service offerings you have the opportunity to extensively develop your career by working on various assignments in a highly international environment. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

For more information about this position please contact Eva Schikker, or use the below direct link to apply.

An assessment as well as a Pre-Employment Screening will be part of the application procedure.


Information and application:


Please send your application for Senior Advisor / Manager CertifyPoint at EY in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

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11 september 2018
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More information:

For more information about this position please contact Eva Schikker, or use the below direct link to apply.

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