Cyber Risk Advisor

Job ID 2023-1231
Posted Date 11 months ago(15/06/2023 08:48)
Job Locations
Risk Advisory

This job in a nutshell

This job in a nutshell


Are you fascinated by cyber security and dealing with cyber risks in complex and changing environments? Are you familiar with Information Security and Compliance Frameworks such as NIST CSF, ISO27001/2, SWIFT CSP or others? Do you possess strong analytical skills to assess the maturity of our clients’ cyber security capabilities? Would you like to have the opportunity to contribute to the cyber resilience of organisations while enhancing your expertise?


Join our dynamic team in Zaventem or Antwerp as a Junior or Senior Risk Advisor, specialised in cyber security.

What will you be doing?

What you will be doing


As a Risk Advisor specialised in cyber security, you will collaborate with experienced colleagues on various cyber risk-related projects, including Cyber Awareness, Information Security Governance, third-party risk management, Cyber Assessments and IT audits.


Your key responsibilities will include:


  • Gaining insight into a client's current cyber risk landscape, assessing the maturity of their cyber security capabilities using frameworks such as ISO27001/2 and NIST CSF, and drafting prioritised action plans.
  • Implementing Information Security processes and controls and key requirements of an ISO27001 ISMS including policies and procedures on topics such as:
    • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (including ISO22301)
    • Logical Access
    • Physical Security
    • Operational Resilience testing such as Penetration testing
    • Third Party Risk Management
  • Identifying vulnerabilities in clients' control environment or processes through interviews, document analysis and tools.
  • Performing ethical social engineering attacks and phishing campaigns at clients as part of cyber assignments.

Managing multiple projects simultaneously, while ensuring transparent reporting and meeting deadlines

What do you bring to the table?

  • What do you bring to the table


    • You are passionate about cyber & information security and like to keep up with new technologies
    • You like to deep dive into how hackers and cyber attackers operate to understand the impact on your clients and society.
    • You take the initiative to introduce new ideas while remaining open to your colleagues' perspectives.
    • You have strong analytical and critical thinking skills, allowing you to objectively assess your work and that of others.
    • You hold a master's degree in commercial engineering, applied economic sciences, commercial sciences, risk management, applied informatics, computer sciences, or a related field. Alternatively, you have 1 to 5 years of relevant work experience.
    • You are familiar with cyber security standards and best practices and possess or are willing to obtain security certifications.
    • You have built up experience in the financial sector (Insurance, banking & financial services)

What do we bring to the table?

  • What do we bring to the table


    • Culture: we embrace you as you are and include you in a family of experts who encourage respect, diversity and teamwork.
    • Development: you start in a generalist position to discover what kind of clients, tasks or specialisations are in line with your skills and interests.
    • Impact: from day one, you will be given responsibility, because we believe in your abilities. But of course your team is always there to help and support you.
    • Growth: we love to help you grow both personally and professionally, with you deciding on your own path. Thanks to our BDO Academy, you get access to a whole range of training courses.
    • Network: you have the opportunity to work on different projects and clients, and across business practices. This way, you build your network internally and come into contact with different areas of expertise.
    • Flexibility: you get to decide how and where you work: at a client, from home or the nearest BDO office and with flexible working hours.
    • Wellbeing: we place importance on your physical and mental health. You will be supported in this as much as possible via our wellbeing platform Wenite.
    • Proximity: you get the opportunities and benefits of an international organisation, but in an accessible and warm environment. Feel free to speak to anyone, at any level.
    • Salary: you receive a competitive salary package with interesting benefits (including a net expense allowance, smart mobility budget or company car, mobile phone subscription, hospitalisation insurance, flex income plan, etc.).
    • Sustainability: you will work within a company with an integrated sustainability policy regarding, among others, climate impact and inclusive diversity, actively contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.




    Join our team as a Cyber Risk Advisor and contribute to the growth of organisations while expanding your expertise in cyber security. Let's grow together at BDO!



    BDO, the family you choose


    Welcome to the BDO family, a worldwide consulting firm where you can bring your own personality to your job! We help organisations grow sustainably with our expertise in audit & assurance, tax & legal, advisory and accountancy.


    At BDO, you are not just a number. Your wellbeing and development are just as important to us as the personal, hands-on advice and pragmatic solutions we offer our clients. Because as you grow, so do we and so do our clients. That is why our slogan is 'Let's Grow Together'!


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