Director for Cyber Resilience

DIGITALEUROPE
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Posted
    Oct 31

Position description

About DIGITALEUROPE

DIGITALEUROPE represents 45,000 companies from the digitalising industry in Europe, comprising corporate and 41 national associations in European countries.

Our mission is to foster a business, policy and regulatory environment in the EU that nurtures and supports the digital and digitalising industries such as health, manufacturing, banking and green tech, and a society that prospers from the jobs we provide, the innovation and economic benefits we deliver and the societal challenges we address.

We are looking for

We are looking for a Director responsible for driving the association’s technical activities and positions relating to cybersecurity. The prospective candidate will have deep knowledge of cybersecurity operations and policies at the national, European and/or international level, ideally with direct experience in cybersecurity and response management and an existing network among relevant authorities.

Key requirements for the role

  • Eight to ten years of work experience in a relevant industry or governmental position;
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in cybersecurity, IT security & compliance policy and/or operations, driven by a willingness to drive the European policy agenda in building a stronger digital Europe;
  • First-hand experience in dealing with risk management & reporting, critical infrastructure protection, ENISA, national cybersecurity authorities, computer emergency response teams, or NATO;
  • Driven, structured and team-player;
  • Experience in managing a team of 5-10;
  • Proven ability to engage with high-level stakeholders and promote a common vision.

It would be valuable to have

  • Experience in corporate leadership and business strategy;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and culturally diverse environment, with competing priorities;
  • Ability to build consensus with different stakeholders;
  • Excellent research, writing and analytical skills;
  • Ability to synthesise policy documents, identifying relevant key points, facts and statistics that help explain complex technical topics to broad audiences in a concise way;
  • Excellent presentation skills, with experience in presenting to senior staff and external audiences;
  • Excellent writing skills in English. Knowledge of German and/or French is valuable;
  • Background in business management, engineering, science, or the military.

 

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