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COSLA, Verity House, 19 Haymarket Yards, Edinburgh, EH12 5BH
£75,447 - £77,125 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week
Work From Home:


This exciting role within the Digital Office for Scottish Local Government aims to transform cyber security practices to both improve current cyber security defences but also provide a robust platform for enabling sector-wide digital transformation to help Scottish Local Authorities to enact digital transformation. To meet this aim, a large range of projects are undertaken across the digital landscape. The Chief Information Security Officer will be responsible for ensuring that all of those projects are delivered in a safe and secure way.

We are looking for someone who has the ability to make an impact at a sector-wide level across local government in Scotland by providing the leadership to help deliver against the goals of the “Cyber Resilient Scotland: strategic framework”, the “National Cyber Strategy 2022”, and “A changing nation: how Scotland will thrive in a digital world”.

Home based with some occasional travel throughout Scotland

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Shortlisted candidates will be advised by email in advance of the interview.

How to apply

Applications should be made through the myjobscotland website by 11.59pm on the 28th of March 2023. 

It is anticipated interviews will be held week of the 17th of April 2023.