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Consulting CISO

  • Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden

Job description

About Northwave

As a leading European Cyber Security specialist, we have been providing 24*7 cyber security services for over 17 years. We not only look at the technology, but also at human behavior and processes within the organization, and thus provide integral security services. Organizations that take their cyber security seriously therefore like to work with us. We take the complexity of cyber security management out of their hands, but they remain in control.

We are a fast-growing organization of 250+ employees, which is the market leader in the field of information security. Our 100% self-financed European company has the mission to make high-quality integral information security accessible to organizations that depend on their digital business. Northwave stands for diversity, inclusivity, quality and long-term relationships.

The role

As Consulting CISO, you are responsible for the implementation and execution of security management. You take the lead and ensure that the client has a grip on security. You do this for multiple clients at the same time.

What you will do

You ensure that the client's security management is guaranteed in a continuous cycle, you understand their biggest risks and draw up a treatment plan with the necessary measures. You do this from a holistic approach to security. You know when the client needs technical or behavioral measures in addition to their business-related measures. To this end, you work closely with our Bytes and Behaviour teams and you are a sparring partner for the client's management. The client can focus on its core business, because you guide them in the necessary security actions.

The team

You certainly won’t be alone in this role, as you together with a team of experts, which means that you continue to develop your professional knowledge. Within the Security & Privacy office, there are various roles that, together with you, are directly responsible for a number of clients. In addition, you work closely with experts from other departments within Northwave to provide the client with an optimal information need and to experience integral service provision. You mainly operate at a tactical/strategic level and are the primary contact person and strategic partner for the client.

You enjoy

  • Build and maintain relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Connect teams and disciplines, both internally and at the client's
  • Put information security on the agenda and keep it there at the client's
  • Make information security fun and accessible, for management and operations
  • Work from abstract to concrete solutions
  • To initiate a structural change at the client's
  • Keeping your security knowledge up to date

What you can expect

  • Macbook, iPhone and lease car
  • Company-wide courses and individual training opportunities to further develop yourself
  • More than 250 passionate colleagues to work with and learn from
  • Fun Northwave events and parties, look here on our work page for an overview

Job requirements

  • Several years (3+) active as Security Officer or CISO, or a similar professional role
  • Knowledge of management systems, such as ISO27001
  • Knowledge of business processes
  • An independent and well-structured way of working
  • Networking skills
  • Proficiency in Swedish (Fluent) and English
  • CISM/CISSP/CISA/CIPM or related certifications are a plus, but not required
  • But the most important thing: passion for Security


What is important to you in your next step? We would like to have a conversation with you. Apply directly or contact Bastiaan first via or call +31 6 45 880 490

  • Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden


  • Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden