DPO / Legal Counsel | Securitas


For Securitas, I am looking for a DPO / Legal Counsel with a few years of experience. Fluent in Dutch, with excellent command of English and good knowledge of French.


Securitas is the world's leading security and surveillance company and is active in areas such as on-site and remote surveillance, technology solutions, security consultancy and training.

With a combination of people, technology and knowledge, Securitas is able to meet the specific needs of its customers and find the most efficient and up-to-date security solution. In Belgium, more than 6,500 employees are making the difference in the residential sector, SMEs and large companies as well as in the public sector.


As a DPO / Legal Counsel, you will work closely with the Legal & Risk Director and provide quality legal support. More specifically, you will:

  • monitor and implement legislation related to Securitas' activities and ensure compliance with legal, regulatory and contractual obligations
  • follow up data privacy regulations
  • handle legal complaints
  • support the different Group companies in Belgium and Luxembourg and provide internal training
  • follow and draft various types of contracts such as customer and public procurement contracts
  • manage legal risks and contribute to minimising the risks for Securitas' clients

You will focus on legal issues, as an Information Security Manager is already in charge of the technical aspects. Initially, a large part of your work will involve GDPR compliance, data mapping, policy review, etc. Once you have mastered this, your scope will go beyond data protection: you will interact with customers and suppliers, negotiate contracts and so on.


  • You hold a Master’s degree in law
  • You are familiar with data protection and have a few years of experience, preferably as a DPO
  • You enjoy operational work such as risk analysis, contacting people, documenting, conducting assessments, etc.
  • You are pragmatic, organisationally strong and know how to set priorities
  • You have excellent analytical and synthesis skills
  • You are persuasive and maintain a good relationship with your colleagues and other departments
  • You are fluent in Dutch and have an excellent command of English and a good knowledge of French


  • A stimulating and varied position with room for initiative
  • A pleasant and collegial working atmosphere
  • Opportunities for training and development within the function
  • A good work-life balance with flexible working hours and remote working possibilities
  • An attractive salary package with many fringe benefits (incl. a company car)

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