IT Internal Control Specialist

Do you want to work at one of the largest construction companies in Europe in an independent role as IT Internal Control Specialist?

Het bedrijf.

Do you like to shape this role in the context of an ambitious, developing global IT organisation? Do you enjoy working in a constantly changing organisation which is on the threshold of digital transformation? Then read on! 

Wat ga je doen?

The entire organisation is in a state of transition. Group IT is realising broad and international IT platforms and solutions together with our business. As technology is rapidly taking over the construction world, the company wants to lead the way. 

Group IT plays a key role in this and is therefore rapidly developing and professionalising. Group IT provides the entire organisation with IT services from a continuously expanding perspective. 

Adequate IT Control execution and documentation leading to insight in risks and excellent support of business controls is of utmost importance, ensuring reliable financial reporting. Next to ensuring reliable financial reporting, IT Controls also ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the day-to-day IT operations. 

As IT Internal Control Specialist, you will be responsible for driving the implementation, documentation, maintenance and improvement of controls supporting (IT) processes. You will conduct and/or oversee control testing to ensure compliance with corporate standards and industry best practices (ISO, COBIT, ITIL). Additionally you will proactively coordinate the response to internal and external audit findings. You will also assist in the identification, the collection and the assessment of key (IT) Risks, and will support and advice the various IT departments in the mitigation of risks and the remediation of deficiencies. 

To be effective in this role, you will build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You understand their interests, processes and information requirements, you know their objectives and priorities. 

As IT Internal Control Specialist, you will work closely together with external auditors, global IT teams, Internal Audit, Business Control and business stakeholders. 

You will be part of the global IT team and a functional line to the Risk team (GRC function) and therefore directly reporting to the Manager CIO Office and functionally to the Global Director GRC.

Key areas of responsibility will include, but are not limited to: 

  • Assist in the identification, documentation and evaluation of IT, financial and operational internal controls with a strong IT focus;
  • Take ownership for auditable areas; including IT general and application control reviews; 
  • Coordinate with process owners regarding control documentation, testing, evaluation, and necessary remediation; 
  • Identify control weaknesses and support control team to influence process owners to implement agreed changes in a timely and effective manner;
  • Support audit activities and help to close any controls deficiencies identified.

Wat vragen we van je?

We are looking for a proactive and ambitious IT Internal Control Specialist with excellent social skills and completed university degree, Business Administration or Informatics for example, and/or certificates like CISA, CISM. You will have at least 5 years’ relevant work experience gained within compliance, internal controls or audit. You have strong and demonstrable knowledge of IT Control. 

  • You have strong knowledge in IT process frameworks and best practices;
  • Continuous improvement is in your DNA: you are able to self-motivate, organize and take responsibility for own workload to ensure that deadlines and objectives are met;
  • Able to multitask and prioritize effectively;
  • Due to your strong social skills you are able to form bonds with the line organisation making you a serious sparring partner within the organisation. You dare to ask critical questions and continue to query where others stop;
  • Working independently is not a problem for you, just as working in a team; 
  • You have strong written and oral expression skills in English, and preferably Dutch and German.
  • (Inter)national travel can be required;
  • Place of employment is The Netherlands.




Naam: Eelco Bosscher


Telefoon: +31 6 51411776

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