Security Audit - Control Assurance Advisor (HA-33909364)

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Salary: -
Job Type: Contract
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The client is looking for a Security Audit - Control Assurance Advisor

The client is located in Brussels. Actif in the banking and finance sector.

A general understanding of the required profiles:

Your role

Within an agile team providing control assurance, you will take end-to-end responsibility of the control testing activities for an IT Security domain. You will act as an assurance partner to IT teams, advising and challenging them on the quality and maturity of their control environment. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and maintain the assurance plan for your domain Security
  • Security Audits
  • Lead assurance assessments, with possible contribution from assurance analysts, and perform control operating effectiveness testing on complex areas within Security
  • Develop remediation recommendations and report assessment results to senior stakeholders
  • Assist in the monitoring and reporting on the progress of remediation actions resulting from assessments.

In doing so, you will work closely with control owners, field experts and different management levels in the IT divisions. In addition, you will:

  • Lead maturity improvement initiatives within the Continuous Compliance Assurance Testing team (e.g. control testing automation)
  • Contribute to increase the risk culture and awareness in IT Security and embed the IT Security control framework in the full IT Security organization.

Your profile

Technical skills

  • University degree or equivalent experience (education in computer science or engineering is a plus)
  • Fluent knowledge of English (verbal, writing, presentation). French and/or Dutch is a plus
  • Process-minded and good knowledge of the key IT frameworks such as COBIT, ITIL…
  • First experience in a governance, risk and control position (or in compliance, audit…)
  • Certifications such as CISA or CRISC are an asset
  • Field experience in IT within a large or complex organisation
  • Experience with HP ALM, ServiceNow GRC, PowerBI and Azure DevOps are all pluses

Soft skills

  • Critical mind-set and ability to challenge and influence middle management and IT professionals
  • Strong risk mind-set: you seek a culture of excellence
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, both in the field, in the team or with management: you are a keen team player and coordinate work among people from different areas or divisions. A good relationship builder with strong diplomacy skills
  • You are a highly motivated self-starter and quick learner and you are able to work proactively in an exciting environment with challenging priorities
  • Strong analytical and risk assessment skills. You know how to break down complex risk situations into manageable pieces and to address logical links and dependencies. You can distinguish essential information and summarise it accordingly. You see how information is linked and you recognise common patterns in elements that seem unrelated at first

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