Livingston James retained by Skills Development Scotland to appoint new Head of Cyber Security

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is Scotland’s national skills body and contributes to Scotland’s sustainable economic growth by supporting people and businesses to develop and apply their skills. With more than 1,600 colleagues working across the country with businesses, in schools, careers centres and partner locations, they are passionate about skills development and its contribution to a modern, innovative and prosperous Scottish economy.

The Head of Cyber Security will be joining EIS, part of SDS at a very exciting time as they expand their wider team to keep pace with a rapidly changing cyber environment and to meet the demands of their Partner’s unified, and also individually, unique project portfolio requirements.

Heading up the Cyber Security Team you will lead on and define the cyber security strategy. You will have an amazing opportunity to work closely with their highly skilled staff and customers, contributing to the success of the cyber security program and retainment of the CE+ Accreditation held by all partners. EIS operates via several delivery teams including; PMO, Operations, Strategy Solutions and Architecture and Cyber Security, working independently and together combining their skill sets to deliver value for money and the best possible end goal to their customers.

SDS values its’ people. They put our people first and they are firmly at the forefront of everything that they do. In a recent survey SDS scored 9.3 out of 10 from their employees who say, “My actions are consistent with SDS Values”. Respondents scored 8.6 in response to “I am proud to work for SDS” and “I want to stay working for SDS for at least the next 12 months”. They also pride themselves in listening to their staff and offer a flexible work environment to suit.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please review the full role profile below, microsite  or contact Ali Shaw at Livingston James via [email protected].

SDS – Head of Cyber Security Position Profile

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