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Reference: 84011

Date Added: 10 May 2022
Closing Date: 26 May 2022

Job Title: Senior Technical Adviser

Working For: Local Government Association

Location: London

Salary: From £67,277 per annum

Length of Contract: Fixed term until 31 March 2023

Job Details

About us

We are a politically led, cross-party organisation that works on behalf of councils to ensure local government has a strong, credible voice with national government. We aim to influence and set the political agenda on the issues that matter to councils, so they are able to deliver local solutions to national problems.

The role

This is a part-time 0.6 FTE fixed term contract until 31 March 2023 with the possibility of extension dependent on funding.

As a Senior Technical Advisor within the Cyber, Digital and Technology Team, you will be responsible for providing technical advice to the programme, particularly focused on supporting councils to improve their cyber security. This role will help the LGA with technical oversight of programme delivery, and technical guidance across a range of policy areas affecting councils. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in advising on technical issues relating to Cyber, Digital and Technology, hold a relevant cyber security qualification and work excellently across a range of projects. This is an opportunity to support the delivery of a high-profile programme which is a key priority for central government, councils, and the LGA.

The requirements

• Appropriately qualified with Certified Information Security Systems Professional and Certified Information Security Manager, or equivalent.
• An in-depth understanding of cyber security, secure digital innovation and local authorities more broadly.
• Demonstrable and exceptional track record of delivery and performance improvement in a local or central context
• Strong understanding of developing cyber security strategies that balance people, processes, and technology.
• Substantial expertise in providing technical, strategic advice
• Substantial experience in facilitating technical conversations and exercises amongst non-technical audiences with the ability to speak confidently in public and to present complex ideas in a clear and comprehensive way.

You must have the right to work in the UK, the LGA are unfortunately unable to offer sponsorship visas. Evidence for the right to work in the UK will be requested at the interview stage.

As a Disability Confident Leader, the LGA values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community

Closing Date: 26 May 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interview Date: Wednesday 08 June 2022

Application Details

For further information and to apply online please visit our website: https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/lga/displayjob.aspx?jobid=1607

Website: https://www.local.gov.uk/

Additional Notes