Applications invited for role of IAAC CEO

20 March 2015

 20 March 2015

As you may be aware, the pace and content of IAAC activity has increased over the past two years.  Acknowledgment that information, knowledge and data as key enterprise assets, to be developed and protected accordingly, is being reflected in improving working practices and in governance processes. Information Assurance and Cyber Security initiatives have become an integral part of the national agenda and our events are attracting a growing level of participation, engaging an increasing number of professional bodies.

All these activities are planned and directed in support of the UK Cyber Security Strategy.  At this key stage it is essential to increase the responsiveness and pace of progress In order to realise the operational and business benefits that lie before us.  The IAAC Board has, therefore, decided to select and appoint a Chief Executive to assist the core team, all of whom give their time pro bono. The Chief Executive role will be remunerated and is envisaged to be on a part-time basis.

Familiarity with the issues relating to IA is a key requirement, accompanied by a readiness to engage across the breadth of IA activities, bodies and conferences.  This is a critical appointment, through which we would aim to strengthen IAAC capacity, whilst retaining the character of IAAC as an inclusive organisation, focused on the IA community at the most senior level, while developing our existing work relating to Objective 4 of the Cyber Security Strategy, its successor and the embedded education and skills agenda.

Please feel free to circulate this message and the attached job description to those who you think might be interested.

Applications are invited to the above e-mail address, comprise a covering letter explaining the applicant’s suitability for the role, together with a CV.  The deadline for applications is midnight on Tuesday 31 March.