Cyber Essentails

Job Slot

Short term contract available

The Institution is supporting this Government initiative and via one of our partners, a Business Development Consultant contractor position has arisen.

A need has arisen on the UK Cyber Security Council Formation Project (the project) for a clear Strategy and Value Proposition for the Council. Therefore we are recruiting for a Business Development Consultant as a Contract position up to 60 days work at £700 per day.
The project is a Government initiative, funded through the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS), being delivered by the Cyber Security Alliance, of which CIISec is a member, under the leadership of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. CIISec is running two of the workstreams.

This consultant will be critical in establishing the income for the Council from organisations and entities who would join as Members and Associates/Affiliates, as well as setting out the strategy for the Council in its first few years. 

We attach a role description and suggested format of the deliverable, as this shows the scope of the work required.

If you are interested in applying please send your CV and a covering letter to

Please note that the closing date is 20th July 2020

We also welcome those outside of CIISec membership to apply so please feel free to share this email with any colleagues or friends that could be suitable for this role.  

UK Cyber Security Council Board

The Institution has been involved with the Cyber Security Alliance and has been working with our partners to create the Cyber Security Council, the Formation Project is now in a position to advertise for the first three Trustees of the UK Cyber Security Council.

The advert for the first Trustees of the UK Cyber Security Council is now live at .

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“… for the first time, I saw that programs could be more than just instructions for computers. They could be as elegant as well-made kitchen cabinets, as graceful as a suspension bridge, or as eloquent as one of George Orwell’s essays.”

In the third part of this series on Compealing Code, Paul Lynham covers some of the skills required to achieve this goal.