Security Officer

We are now looking for a Security Officer

Sanoma is an innovative and agile learning and media company impacting the lives of millions every day. Our learning products and services enable teachers to develop the talents of every child to reach their full potential. We offer printed and digital course materials as well as digital learning and teaching platforms for primary, secondary and vocational education, and want to continue to grow our business across Europe. Our Finnish media business provides independent journalism and engaging entertainment and will also do so for generations to come. Our unique cross-media position offers the widest reach and tailored marketing solutions for our business partners. Our 2021 net sales totaled EUR 1.3 billion and we employ approximately 4,800 professionals. Sanoma shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. More information is available at!

Group Business Control is positioned at the center of the European organization and provides business support, financial services and insights to Sanoma Learning, Sanoma Media Finland and the entire Sanoma Group. Sanoma’s Group Business Control function includes Business Control, Functional Control and M&A Finance.

Your role

You will be a member of the Sanoma Global Security Team where you will be focusing Business Continuity Management, Security Awareness and Security Incident Management for Sanoma. These are distinct areas within the scope of information security that we want to further improve on and you will be leading that effort.

As Security Officer you will manage and implement various security services provided by the Sanoma Global Security Team. You will work closely with stakeholders across organization to drive an effective implementation of applicable security services throughout the Sanoma organization. As a member of the Global Security Team you will also contribute to the overall  information security roadmap and ensure regular reporting of information security metrics. You chair meetings with other members of the information security community in your focus area to ensure close co-operation across the organization.

What helps you to succeed?

  • A strong, demonstrable experience in information security and in particular Information Business Continuity Management, Security Awareness and Security Incident Management.

  • A Bachelor degree in Information Science/Technology, Computer Science or a related field, a Master degree in Computer Science or Business Information Management

  • Knowledge of ISO27001 framework and ISO27002 best practices

  • Knowledgeable on security aspects of main cloud service providers (e.g. AWS, Microsoft)

  • Strong communication and social skills with ability to adjust your message to the audience from top executives to development teams

  • Strong business-focused and collaborative thinking

  • Ability to see “the big picture”, simultaneously understanding the details and “getting things done”.

  • Experienced with working with external suppliers; understanding the balance between outsourcing work vs outsourcing accountability.

  • Leadership skills with an ability to influence multiple levels within an organization

  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Experience in working in an international environment and willingness to travel

What do we offer?

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits, we offer you an interesting and diverse fulltime position in a result oriented team with a high degree of independence and responsibility. You will work with professional colleagues in an informal, dynamic and pleasant working atmosphere. You will be reporting directly into Sanoma’s Group CISO.


The position will be based in one of the Sanoma Group locations (Finland, Belgium, Sweden, Poland, Netherlands, Spain or Norway). We have a flexible hybrid way of working. Depending on the location travel might be required.


Send your online application including salary request and resume in English to Do you want more information about the function? Please contact Dimitri Goos (Mail:, Phone: +31 6 31687384).

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