We’re Hiring! Cyber Skills Growth and Enterprise Co-ordinator role available.

June 18, 2021

CyNam is recruiting for the new role of Cyber Skills Growth Lead & Enterprise Co-Ordinator – Cyber and Digital.

Salary Range: £30,000-£40,000 per annum, depending on experience

Enterprise Co-ordinators play a key role in The Careers & Enterprise Company’s national programme and are critical to achieving its aim of motivating, inspiring and supporting young people in making informed choices about their future and help them achieve against those choices. Employed by CyNam and working alongside GFirst LEP’s Careers Hub team, you will engage and connect schools and colleges with businesses and initiatives to encourage young people to learn more about and develop skills and careers in cyber, digital and other growth sectors across Gloucestershire.

We are seeking someone who will:

Co-ordinate, project-manage and implement a range of careers and skills projects and initiatives across Gloucestershire. These will mainly focus on the cyber and digital sector and will also support other growth sectors in the County.

Contribute to the writing and updating of relevant local employment and skills strategies and action plans

Collaborate and share best-practice with a range of stakeholders across the county, including the NCSC’s Cyber First programme as well as other cyber clusters across the UK

Work with local employers, LEP business groups and colleagues to gather intelligence about employment and recruitment needs and trends, skills gaps and skills shortages in businesses of all sizes and sectors across Gloucestershire


You will work closely with the CyNam Directors and team members, members of the GFirst LEP Careers Hub team, local and national employment, skills and training providers and employers. Funding for the post is initially to 31st August 2022 and we are actively seeking to extend this.

CyNam will be the employer and this role is funded and co-ordinated through a partnership of CyNam, Capita, the Careers & Enterprise Company, and GFirst LEP.

This is a varied and interesting role in a dynamic environment requiring excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, team work and the ability to prioritise, manage, deliver and report on tasks and projects across a wide range of stakeholders. You will also need experience of the cyber and/or digital sectors and an understanding of the education sector. Knowledge of existing national cyber skills initiatives would be advantageous.

Please send your CV with a brief covering letter explaining your suitability for the role to [email protected]

Secondments, particularly from the Cyber or Digital sectors, are very much welcomed.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 6th July. Interviews will take place on 15th July

A copy of the job description and person specification can be found here Cyber Skills Growth & Enterprise Coord JD

Please see the following for further information about some of our work in Gloucestershire: https://CyNam.org/ https://www.gloscareershub.com/ https://www.gfirstlep.com/about-us/skills-for-business/