Information Security Officer

Job description

We are looking for an experienced Information Security Officer to join our international company of fun and friendly colleagues in the beautiful city of Leiden. We’re growing quickly and are now in need of someone to take ownership of our information security, including developing and implementing our policies, ensuring stakeholder buy-in, and generally keeping us on track security-wise.


What you’ll be doing

  • Defining the longer-term information security objectives for ChannelEngine,

  • Drawing up and updating our information security policy, as well as monitoring its implementation,

  • Signaling shortcomings in compliance and giving instructions to management on additional measures,

  • Setting up a registration for security incidents, as well as dealing with incidents that occur and taking preventive measures to avoid such incidents,

  • Liaising with external stakeholders such as suppliers, auditors, and client security officers,

  • Performing or initiating risk analyses and internal audits, partly for the purpose of ISO 27001,

  • Stimulating security awareness and drawing up, executing and maintaining a communication plan within ChannelEngine,

  • Providing and coordinating information and internal training courses for staff members in the field of information security, if necessary, 

  • Monitoring new developments and legislation in the field of information security.

Job requirements


What you’ll need

  • A bachelor’s (HBO) degree in IT, Computer Science, or a related field,

  • 5+ years’ information security experience within a start- or scale-up,

  • Knowledge of ISO27001 and AVG/GDPR,

  • Good knowledge of business processes and internal regulations,

  • Familiarity with change management and how to overcome resistance within an organisation,

  • Excellent communication skills in English,

  • Perseverance, integrity and persuasiveness,

  • Availability to work 32-40 hours per week.


Why you'll love working here

  • Our awesome company and culture! We are a young, vibrant and international company playing an important role in the world of e-commerce and online marketplaces,

  • Work in our modern office in the heart of Leiden, just a short walk from Leiden Central Station, or from home,

  • As this is a new role, you'll make a lot of impact from the moment you start,

  • A varied and energising job: you will get energy from quickly switching between various projects and activities,

  • Great colleagues to work with! We are a fun and energetic mix of people who enjoy the work we do and the people we work with!

  • State-of-the-art tech: we work with the latest technologies, business models and tools,

  • We want our colleagues to be happy and healthy, so there are quality chairs and sit-stand desks to work at, as well as other ergonomic tools at your disposal,

  • We do lots of things right so we can offer stability alongside the craziness of being a tech scale-up,

  • A competitive compensation package and attractive pension scheme.


About ChannelEngine

ChannelEngine is an international, e-commerce SaaS solution, helping brands, retailers and distributors find millions of new customers by connecting them to the biggest marketplaces around the world.

We are growing at a rapid pace, with a mission to cover the globe. For this, we need to expand our teams with ambitious, adventurous, and enthusiastic people who want to shape the world of e-commerce with us. If this sounds like you, we look forward to receiving your application.