Would you like an opportunity to help contribute to Scotland’s cyber resilience?

The National Cyber Resilience Advisory Board (NCRAB) was established in 2016 to provide a cross-sectoral Board to support and ensure an evidence-based, collaborative approach to cyber resilience.

It brings together leaders and influencers from across the private, public and third sectors to provide strategic advice, challenge and support to Scottish Ministers and the Scottish Government to help guide work being undertaken to achieve the vision set out in the Strategic Framework for a Cyber Resilient Scotland, where Scotland thrives by being a digitally secure and resilient nation.

The current Chair of the National Cyber Resilience Advisory Board is David Ferbrache, OBE.

NCRAB are looking for new Board members who are interested in helping to drive the ambition to improve Scotland’s cyber resilience and cyber security. If you would like the chance to be part of shaping and implementing our national policies in this area, this is a great way to get involved and contribute.

The role would suit individuals who have substantial expertise in cyber resilience, cyber security or related areas, or who have a background in policy creation, management or delivery at the strategic level within public, private or third sector.

They are looking for individuals who can utilise the strengths of networks and relationships and contribute their skills and expert knowledge.

Skills/Experience Required

The Board is looking for those who can demonstrate one or more of the following:

  • Expertise in cyber security, cyber resilience or information security
  • Expertise in policy creation, management or delivery at the strategic level

As well as:

  • Ability to examine complex issues and reach evidence-based decisions
  • Understanding the bigger picture
  • Effective relationship management skills at senior or executive level

Remuneration: Members do not receive remuneration. Appointments are not pensionable. Travel and subsistence may be payable.

Appointment details: The appointment will be for up to two years at the end of which it may be considered to reappoint for a further term.

Time commitment: Likely up to one day a month and attendance at quarterly Board meetings.

Location: There are four formal Board meetings per year, currently held virtually due to the coronavirus restrictions. Future meetings may be held in person or in a hybrid model, likely to be in Glasgow and/or Edinburgh.

Application process:

Please submit completed application to [email protected]

Applications close on 4 May 2022.

If you have any questions about the role, application process, or to arrange an informal conversation about the role, please email [email protected]

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