Cyber Security Adviser

Up to £55,000 + great benefits
14 May 2018
04 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Contract, Permanent
0-25% Travel
  • Cyber Security Adviser for an International Programme
  • £55,000 pa including location allowance + great benefits
  • Full time (flexible working considered)
  • 3 year fixed term appointment

About the Foreign & Commonwealth Office

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) promotes the United Kingdom's interests overseas, supporting our citizens and businesses around the globe. The FCO has a worldwide network of embassies and consulates, employing approximately 12,600 people in over 270 diplomatic offices. We work with international organisations to promote UK interests and global security, including the EU, NATO, the United Nations, the UN Security Council and the Commonwealth.

The role of Cyber Security Adviser

As part of our Cyber Security Capacity Building team of 12, this role is responsible for FCO engagement on our EU programme. You will act as our Technical Expert and Point of Contact for the programme which will focus on Cyber Resilience for Development. The programme will deliver international capacity building training and advice to between 6 and 10 partner countries in Africa and Asia. This role offers the opportunity to develop and apply your cyber security knowledge. You will gain geographical and policy experience in security and development and be able to demonstrate your ability to influence internationally. You may also be required to travel to Africa, Asia and Europe as part of international engagement of the programme.

About you

You will need to be a British Citizen and have been a resident in the UK for two out of the last ten years prior to your application. Extensive cyber security policy experience is a must and you will need to demonstrate resilience in an international environment. You will be a skilled leader, who can inspire and be a role model for a culture of self-awareness. Able to learn and adapt your behaviours, you will strive for continuous improvement across all areas.


Interested? Please click the 'Apply' button today.

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Monday 4th June 2018

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 2nd July 2018

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