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Country Security Lead (CLS)- Belgium
As cloud and digital transformations accelerates, so does the need for platforms, applications, identities and data to be protected from cyber threats. Avanade, in partnership with Microsoft and Accenture provide solutions for companies globally to securely migrate to and continue to work from the (hybrid) cloud and become a digital company.

Avanade Security has been earning a name as one of the world’s leading security services companies with the focus on Microsoft (security) solutions. The growth of Avanade’s Global Security Practice is directly tied to the increasing demand for cloud, digital transformations, industry 4.0, modern way of working and security in general.

About the role:

As a senior member of the Belgium business & the Gallia security organization (FR, NL BE, LUX), you will build, implement, drive, sell and execute on strategies that result in business growth and increase client successes. You understand the risks and compliance challenges that our client’s businesses are facing and will be advising on, designing and delivering innovative security solutions leveraging the Microsoft (security) portfolio and the Avanade offerings for Cloud & Infrastructure Security, Application Security, Digital Identity, Data Protection, Security Managed Services, IoT and OT security. 

As an engaging leader for our Avanade Cyber Security business in Belgium, you are an active part of our Ambition 2025 journey with responsibilities to partner across a matrixed organization, engage on Go To Market synergies and deliver outcomes through client-centricity with an obsession to secure our (future) clients with a high customer satisfaction. 

You should be passionate about delivery against our strategy, factoring in existing offerings as well as leading the development of country or regional specific offerings.
You will bring a positive and genuine impact to our clients’ digital transformation and provide guidance on how security enables a wide range of business outcomes.

This role requires a track record in developing and growing high performing teams and working as part of a wider team, demonstrating and role modeling team player behaviors. You lead and drive our local security community, have an understanding of working across cultures and feel comfortable operating as a coach and mentor.

You should be passionate about delivering against our strategy, factoring in existing offerings as well as leading the development of country or regional specific offerings.
You will bring a positive and genuine impact to our clients’ digital transformation and provide guidance on how security enables a wide range of business outcomes.

About you:

As an experienced cyber security leader with a track record of guiding senior client stakeholders including CISO’s on major transformation programs, you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • You offer clients the kind of security that helps them sleep well at night. You’re an innovative problem solver, always thinking ahead and spotting risks that businesses may not even know they face. You can lead and deliver technical work all the while managing the work of your team
  • You will have the drive and track record of driving and growing a business and a team
  • Act as a thought innovator to grow the development of new capabilities and service offerings in the areas of cyber security engineering and operations
  • Your natural leadership style unites and inspires teams that are global and diverse, ensuring that communication flows between your team and a variety of project partners. You take responsibility for your team’s deliverables, managing budgets as well as ensuring that your team has the skills and resources it needs to realize results
  • Bring a collaboration-first mindset to your work, cultivating relationships that can be leveraged to deliver business results and you will contribute to building portfolio agility to grow Avanade’s market presence
  • You’re a skilled communicator who is comfortable to effectively explain security risks to technical and non-technical audiences. You probably have a Bachelor’s degree in IT or a business-related field, and, ideally, a Master’s degree in IT
  • You are CISSP certified and have several years of systems and infrastructure engineering experience, focused on IT security 

Your skills and experience include:

  • Infrastructure solutions with a solid understanding of security practices
  • Cloud computing and mobile application security risks and security response processes
  • Experience in IT operations management, systems security, testing and databases
  • Desire to work with a global team
  • Excellent communication skill
  • Professional language proficiency in Dutch and English in both oral and written communication and ideally also French

Why would you choose Avanade?

  • We are a diverse and inclusive organization
  • We offer an attractive salary and additional benefits
  • We focus on training and your personal development and growth
  • We offer you the ability to personally grow and a challenge in growing an important part of our business
  • We offer you the ability to learn from and with the rest of the security leadership team in Gallia

Do you feel the match? 

Do you recognize yourself in this description and would you like to get to know us? Then apply immediately by sending in your CV via our website. Applying by e-mail is not possible. If we see a match, we will call you soon to get acquainted.

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a genuine human impact on our clients, their customers and their employees. We are the power behind the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform. Avanade has 50,000 professionals in 26 countries, bringing clients our best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at