Security Operations Officer - Benelux

Imagine a future where you play an important part in implementing global security solutions to protect the world’s most sustainable renewable energy company

Join us in this role where you’ll be a key figure in the development and implementation of security solutions across Continental Europe (CE). You’ll be the focal point of contact in all physical security-related matters in the Benelux and wider CE region. You’ll perform both gap analysis and audits, along with securing the global implementation of the physical security and fire safety framework. You’ll also act as an advisor supporting the entire European organisation.

Welcome to Global Real Estate & Workplace Management

You’ll be part of Global Security (UK & CE) where you, together with your colleagues, will be responsible for developing and implementing the policies, guidelines, and processes necessary to deliver a professional global physical security solution. We’re a highly collaborative team supporting each other towards joint goals and are expected to practice great collaborative and communication skills throughout the organisation. As a team, we work closely to support each other, and ultimately the company, to ensure the security of people, the environment, assets, and our reputation across the world by continually mitigating viable threats.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • introducing the global physical security and fire safety policies and instructions throughout continental Europe
  • taking the lead in conducting intelligence led physical security threat and risk assessments, gap analysis, and audits, incl. critical national infrastructure (CNI)
  • advising stakeholders in security-related matters, e.g., preparing, updating, and implementing site-specific security plans, instructions, and guidelines
  • ensuring cooperation between project and site managers, security, IT, and external suppliers, by implementing access control, CCTV, and other technical security solutions
  • ensuring that security and fire installations at all UK/CE sites comply with locally applicable laws, legislation, regulations, codes, and policies, as well as compliance requirements
  • conducting emergency exercises, performing incident handling, and investigations.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • are a graduate of a recognised UK or EU govt. police, service police, maritime security, or civil protection academy, with considerable experience in regular, and professional service or have a relevant security degree and possess considerable and relevant commercial security experience
  • have experience driving change processes in a multi-national organisation and recognise both business needs, key drivers, and security service delivery models, ensuring that security solutions provide added value, in a proportionate manner
  • take ownership and are a collaborative and efficient communicator who can create guidelines and instructions in an international context
  • are a citizen of, and have resided in the Netherlands for at least the past 5 years, possessing, or be able to possess Netherlands Govt. Security Clearance(s)
  • possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a proactive attitude and problem-solving approach in projects and tasks.

Maybe you’ve read the above and can see you have some transferable skills, even though they don’t quite match all the points. If you think you can bring something to the team, we still encourage you to apply.

Join a global leader in renewable energy

Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here, you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.

Shape the future with us

Send your application to us no later than 28 September 2023.
We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we have found the right candidate.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Brendon Largue, , on (+44) 7920424307 from Tuesdays to Thursdays between 10:00-15:00 GMT, if you’d like to know more about the position.

If you need to request any adjustments or accommodations to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment or interview process we're happy to discuss alternative arrangements.

Please note that you’re expected to do regular travelling in relation to your work, as you’ll cover a large geographic area, incl. the Netherlands and Belgium, with occasional travel to the wider European continent, to support your colleagues, across the business.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.


About Ørsted 

  • We develop, construct, and operate offshore and onshore wind farms, solar energy farms, storage facilities, and bioenergy plants in Europe, Asia, and North America.
  • Our vision is to create a world that runs entirely on green energy.
  • We’ve been ranked one of the world’s most sustainable energy companies for the past six years. 
  • We’re headquartered in Denmark.
  • We have over 8,000 employees, working in 15 countries and growing. 

An inclusive team

Ørsted wants all employees to have the same opportunities for impact and growth, regardless of age, nationality, disability, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or beliefs. We’re committed to secure an inclusive work environment characterised by a respect for all people so everyone feels free to openly share their input and ideas. 

About the job

Application deadline:  28 September 2023

Vlissingen, NL The Hague, NL

Field of work:  Facilities
Employment type:  Permanent
Work hours:  40