Global IT Security Manager

Information Technology Utrecht Full-time Netherlands

Job Description

The exponential growth of technology has made IT one of the critical success factors for every business function within JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS. To enable IT as a competitive advantage, we are transforming our IT department towards a real business partner. The department of Global Information Services (GIS), administers this in three expertise area’s: Service & Operations, Enterprise Solutions and Strategy & Planning.

As Global IT Security Manager, you will be part of the Infrastructure & Shared Platform team. You will report into the Global Security & Compliance Manager (CISO) and take responsibility for managing the governance, direction, and oversight for the IT Security processes in JDE. You will not be a people manager, but will be responsible to steer our external IT security service providers to improve the security posture of JDE. In this role, you will be interacting regularly with Business & IT stakeholders and project teams to embed a more profound IT security expertise within the JDE organisation.

As Global IT Security Manager, you will also be responsible for:

  • Continuously improving the global security posture of JDE as well as the JDE security policy framework;
  • Continuously assessing the IT Security measures in place and those established at a policy level;
  • Implementation of new IT security protocols together with our worldwide partners;
  • Monitoring the compliance of IT Security in JDE globally;
  • Recommending improvements based on IT Security risks or trends;
  • Monitor compliance by supporting and performing IT Security assessments and IT Audits;
  • Coordinate IT security/penetration testing of websites, ERP system and infrastructure with external partners.


If you have the courage and confidence to venture into new cultures & territories, and you're brimming with an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. We roll up our sleeves, pitch in, and get our hands dirty to break new ground. Committed to playing at our best, we think bigger and move faster, always rising to the challenge that matters most and celebrating the wins that count.

To be successful in this role, we are looking for a talented candidate who has the ambition to support the change at JDE. In this job opportunity, we have an exciting career challenge for a creative problem solver, who can help our activities as a seasoned IT Security Manager and add significant value to the manufacturing activities in JDE worldwide.

Our preferred candidate would have:

  • A Bachelor or Master’s degree, in IT, Security or a related field;
  • More than 5 years of experience in IT with strong affinity on security, risk and compliance;
  • A CISM, CISSP or GSEC certification;
  • Additional GIAC and security certifications are a pre;
  • Excellent technical knowledge of mainstream operating systems and a wide range of security technologies, such as network security appliances, identity and access management (IAM) systems, anti-malware solutions, automated policy compliance tools, and desktop security tools;
  • Knowledge of Azure AD, network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, and the associated network protocols and concepts;
  • Working experience in collaborating with external IT Security partners to identify and resolve IT Security incidents;
  • The ability to speak and write English on a professional level;
  • Well-developed people- and stakeholder management skills;
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills.

Additional Information

Next to an attractive and rewarding salary, we offer a variety of secondary conditions of employment.

This includes:

  • A year-end bonus
  • Rewarding pension-plan
  • Additional number of ADV days
  • Remuneration for health, life- and other insurances
  • Fitness allowance
  • Discount on coffee and tea products
  • Flexible, international work environment with many career opportunities.

Your application at JDE
If you are interested in this career opportunity at JDE, you can apply by uploading your resume. After receiving your application, we will do our utmost to give you quick feedback. Part of the recruitment procedure at JDE will be an online assessment, followed by a first and final round interview.

The future of work is hybrid, with both office and home playing an important role. At JDE, we value meeting colleagues in the office to unleash the possibilities of coffee and tea together and we enjoy our focus time when working from home. Join us and you will experience both. Because it’s amazing what happens over a cup of coffee.

For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of unleashing the possibilities of coffee and tea to create a better future. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccona. 

JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands.

What’s it like to work at JDE?

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.

At JDE, we're Made to Stand Out. Every day we are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach, bringing coffee and tea moments to everyone around the world.