Information Risk Officer

Part of KBC Group, one of Europe’s leading financial institutions with 12 million clients across, Europe, KBC Digital Development Center is the newly-established agile IT solutions provider in Varna, Bulgaria. Our mission is to support the digital transformation in the bank-insurance entities within KBC Group by working on a wide range of software development projects and solutions. Digital Development Center is where classical IT meets digital banking – an international meeting place for cross-country collaboration and idea creation!

Our community is home to people with years of experience, as well as  recent graduates, united in shaping the future of financial services and digital banking.

We are looking for Information Risk Officers who will join the KBC Group Risk team, more specifically KBC Group Information Risk Management (IRM). The IRM division is an international team whose mission is to enable, help and challenge all entities of the KBC Group in the way they handle their security, cyber and ICT-related risks. The team needs to reasonable assure top management that these operational risks are under control.

The job focus is primarily on Information Security, Cyber and IT-risks, but also on related areas as Group-wide incident and crisis management, business continuity, third party management and cloud technology.


If you are fascinated by the risk universe, especially security, IT, cybercrime, cloud, etc … and if you are looking for a job were investigating and helping go hand in hand, then you are the new colleague we are looking for.

As our Information Risk Officer, your workday will consist of:

  • Participation in the cyber intelligence cycle: information collection, analysis and dissemination.
  • Follow-up of the cyber threat landscape.
  • Identification of relevant cyber trends.
  • Building and maintaining trusted relationships, inside and outside KBC Group.
  • Offering advice on threat response plans and setup.
  • Incident & crisis management.
  • Defining and improving incident procedures.
  • Frequent reporting to key stakeholders.
  • Spreading security awareness and offering trainings/education to management and colleagues.
  • Actively supporting our international communities.


Our perfect candidate is:


  • A good communicator – you will have to present to senior general managers
  • An expert in the domains of Information Security, Cybercrime, and IT.
  • Security certification (CISSP, CISM, CISA) is a plus.
  • Relevant initial work experience is a plus.
  • Experienced in international and evolving environment
  • Flexible and enterprising.
  • Able to remain calm under pressure.
  • Prepared to constantly keep your knowledge up to date, possibly through self-study.
  • A team player and have the talent to cooperate with colleagues in an international environment.
  • Having a basic understanding of cryptography, virtualization, network and cloud security.
  • Willing and able to familiarize themselves with cyber-attack frameworks (Mitre, Capec, …).
  • Having expertise in incident management.
  • Having research and analytical skills so you can work with data and identify (patterns related to) security risks and threats.



Being part of KBC, you will enjoy plenty of benefits:

  • Work-Life balance: 25-day annual paid holiday; regular team buildings and company parties
  • Personal Care: Additional medical insurance and pension plan 
  • Fully covered Multisport card
  • An international and highly diverse work atmosphere
  • Hybrid way of working: flexible working time with home-office option
  • Career growth and development: Leadership Development Program, Internal Academies encouraging internal rotations, a wide range of trainings and free access to several learning platforms, language courses and more
  • Preferential terms for banking and insurance products & services offered by KBC Group companies in Bulgaria ( loans rates, life and non-life insurance, etc.) 
  • Spot Awards to make you shine: Employee of the month, Employee of the Year, Exceptional achievements and others 
  • Referral program: recommend a friend to a job and get a bonus
  • Other remarkable benefits: Marriage and Childbirth bonuses, paid Volunteer day, many discounted offers from various providers

If you find this job opportunity interesting and you recognize yourself in the above, apply via the button with your CV in English. Join. Create. Innovate with us!

Contract Type:  Full-time
Category:  Risk Management
Level of Experience:  3. Senior (> 5 years)
Region:  Bulgaria - Varna
Company:  KBC Digital Development Center BG