Cyber Programme Delivery Manager

Closing Date:         Rolling

Interview Date:      To be Arranged

Salary:                           Grade 5 (SCP 33 – 41) £41,418-£49,498   (Subject to Job Evaluation)

Term:                             Full Time, Permanent

Politically Restricted:  Yes  

Welsh Language essential: No

About the Role

As the Cyber Programme Delivery Manager, you will play a crucial role in enhancing the cyber resilience of local government in Wales. You will work with a wide range of stakeholders to help build and develop the mechanisms that will ensure Welsh councils continue to effectively integrate cyber resilience into digital transformation programmes, safeguard public data, and combat the threat of cyber-attacks.

Key Responsibilities

Develop and implement a comprehensive cyber programme.
Oversee multiple project streams, ensuring timely and within-budget delivery.
Conduct research and analysis to understand council needs.
Work with councils on their approach to cyber risk management.
Report on programme progress and represent the WLGA at external meetings and forums.
Support the delivery of the Cyber Action Plan for Wales and help enhance the resilience of Welsh councils.

About You

Experience: Awareness of cyber security principles, strong interpersonal skills, project management experience, and a creative approach to problem-solving.
Skills: Ability to communicate digital concepts to non-digital stakeholders, highly organised, and comfortable working in flexible, fast-moving environments.
Knowledge: Familiarity with regulations affecting digital operations and cyber security, experience working in or with local government, and a commitment to continuous learning.

Why Join Us?

Impact: Make a real difference in enhancing the cyber resilience of councils in Wales.
Collaboration: Work with a diverse range of stakeholders and partners.
Development: Opportunities for continuous learning and professional growth.

If you are ready to take on this exciting challenge and help build and develop the mechanisms that will improve the cyber maturity of Welsh councils and build resilience against cyber-attacks, we want to hear from you!

Apply Now!

For an initial discussion about the role and the organisation, please contact Paul Owens, Head of Digital on 02920 468624.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to:

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview at WLGA offices at One Canal Parade, Dumballs Road. CF10 5BF 

Shortlisted applicants may be requested to undertake a task before attending for interview, as well as pre-interview tasks on the day, followed by an interview with a selection panel.

The successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of identity and eligibility to work in the UK. 


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