Project Lead Cyber Security

  • Vakgebied IT
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10020713
  • Locatie Heerlen
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER, Interim/independent
  • Branche IT & Telecom

Over deze vacature

Support DSM in planning and implementing Cyber Security improvements


As a member of DSM's CSO (Cyber Security Office) you will be the responsible for starting and managing activities and projects to improve DSM's Cyber Resilience. This role requires a combination of common sense, a "get-things-done" mentality and a good understanding of Cyber Security concepts, processes and technologies.


  • Prepare & plan the implementation of Cyber Security projects (in cooperation with suppliers)
  • Assess organizational readiness and plan communication & implementation accordingly
  • Ensure people, process & technology implementation aspects are aligned
  • Support the composition of business cases for Cyber Security projects
  • Lead the design & implementation for Cyber Security projects
  • Manage & track progress of running initiatives
  • Effectively manage risks, assumptions, issues, and dependencies


Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led company in Health, Nutrition & Bioscience, applying science to improve the health of people, animals and the planet. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM’s products and solutions address some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders - customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM and its associated companies employ approximately 23,000 people around the world and deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to DSM, we offer:

  • Good employee benefits
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies

Freelancers also welcome to apply!



  • Project planning & implementation
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Ability to apply a variety of delivery methodologies, including Scrum, Kanban and Waterfall
  • Requirements definition
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills managing multiple priorities simultaneously

 Soft skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships on different levels in the organization
  • Strong communication skills (listening, asking the right questions and expression)
  • Creative and proactive
  • Drive, enthusiasm and persistence
  • Self managing; work independently with minimal guidance
  • Get-things-done mentality


  • Cyber Security
  • ISMS (Information Security Management Systems)
  • Cyber Security Frameworks knowledge preferred (e.g. NIST, ISO27001)


  • At least 5-8 years of relevant work experience
  • At least 3 years’ experience in implementing Cyber Security projects at large organizations
  • Experience with agile/scrum preferred

Education / Certifications

  • Wo/hbo
  • Project Management certifications preferred (Prince2, PMP, IPMA)
  • Agile/scrum certifications preferred