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Cyber Security Awareness and Engagement Lead

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Recruiter: Parliamentary Digital Service
Listed on: 6th June
Location: Westminster
Salary/Rate: Upto £37510
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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The Opportunity
You can use your communication skills to defend democracy. Every day, we're making Parliament more connected and accessible - yet this brings cyber threats from all corners of the world. You will help us repel these challenges as you raise the profile of cyber security across Parliament.
Driving the development of a strong cyber security culture across Parliament, you will:

actively promote security-conscious behaviours and practices
design and disseminate persuasive awareness and engagement materials
engage with high-profile stakeholders including MPs and Peers
conduct briefings and workshops
maintain expert knowledge of novel and evolving cyber threats
manage relationships with external partners including agencies, illustrators and designers

What You Need
We will look to you to be a powerful catalyst for change, so you will require:

exceptional written and verbal communication skills, enabling you to explain complex issues to diverse audiences
the technical aptitude to develop an in-depth knowledge of Parliament's cyber security challenges
experience of building strong relationships with senior decision-makers
an extremely organised and methodical approach, including proven ability to meet strict and often changing deadlines
the ability to pass security clearance, backed by the right to work in the UK

About The Team
Parliament faces a unique range of cyber security threats with real potential to disrupt democracy. That's why it's vital we maintain a world-class Cyber Security Team with the cutting-edge expertise to anticipate, counteract and neutralise attacks in a constantly changing landscape. Operating at its heart, you wil raise the profile of the Cyber Security Team whilst engaging with and educating teams across Parliament.
About Us
UK Parliament is steeped in history and tradition. It is an important part of UK life and we need to ensure as many people as possible can engage with its work. This is why we are at the start of a huge transformation programme powered by technology. The Parliamentary Digital Service (PDS) works with the Houses of Commons and the House of Lords with all their IT and digital needs.
Our Package
Please refer to our Candidate Information Pack for a full list of our benefits which include:

up to 35 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays
generous maternity pay policy up to 6 months full pay
great pension scheme options (contributory and non-contributory)
on-site subsidised gym, nursery, catering, post office, travel office and GP
flexible options including hybrid working and family friendly policies

How To Apply
Please make sure you're clear on the requirements of the role. These can be found in the Job Description and Candidate Information Pack. You will need to upload a CV and show how you meet up to the first five criterion. Our application process is anonymous, so please remove any personal information from your CV.
Apply by clicking APPLY NOW.
Interviews: 8th July 2022
Format: Panel Interview (Remote)
Our Culture
For our people, we provide an amazing opportunity to bring their talents to an institution that sits right at the heart of society in the UK. We are helping to change UK Parliament and strengthen democracy. What matters here is your potential for growth and your commitment to playing your part in our ongoing success.
We are passionate about providing an environment which promotes inclusion, diversity and equality. Regardless of your age, gender, ethnicity, beliefs or any of the other things that make you, you. We welcome applications from people who feel under-represented in the workforce. This includes those who may feel disadvantaged because of their socioeconomic circumstances.