ERSOU ROCU - Cyber Protect Co-ordinator - 8636

Police Staff
Ersou Cyber Crime Unit (RCCU)
Bedfordshire Police Force
Cyber Protect
Fixed Term Contract
£36,369 - £39,669
Full Time
ERSOU celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone is valued and respected. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented or minority groups. ERSOU is a Disability Confident employer. Should you require any reasonable adjustments for your application process, please contact the HR Service Centre on 01438 757777.We also offer the guaranteed interview scheme; this means that all candidates with a disability covered by the Equality Act 2010, who meet the minimum entry requirements for the role, will be invited to attend an interview. Where possible we will also consider flexible working requests.

Applications are invited for the Police Staff post of Protect Coordinator within the Regional Cyber Crime Unit (RCCU) of ERSOU. This will be a fixed term 12-month contract, which may be extended depending on future government funding.

Bedfordshire is the lead Force for ERSOU and a member of staff would be employed by Bedfordshire Police in grade PO2. The post holder will work mainly remotely across the 7 Forces of the Eastern Region and will be required to attend Regional and National meetings.

ERSOU Cyber Protect Coordinators are required to assist in the smooth running of the Regional Cyber Crime Unit by performing a range of Cyber Protect initiatives to empower the community by making it aware of the risks, threats and impact of cybercrime and how they might mitigate them. Which includes co-ordination of the cyber protect message across the 7 Forces, engagement with Small and Medium businesses and engage and support large businesses across the region.

An ideal candidate would have strong organisational and project management skills, be able to work creatively and innovatively, finding new ways to present material and achieve success within the Cyber Protect landscape. Excellent communication skills are essential due to regular presentations to both Police and Public audiences. Good analytical and research skills are essential to evaluate information and provide meaningful recommendations to assist law enforcement and industry in protection activities. Ideally, the applicant will need to illustrate their experience in Cybercrime, the Cyber Security industry and partners as they will be expected to liaise at high level with boards of directors at CISO level, holding conversations on how to enhance their company’s Cyber security.

Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo Management Vetting (5 years residency criteria) and Security Clearance (5 years residency criteria) or Development vetting, if applicable, before taking up the post. Please be aware the Police Corporate Vetting Unit will undertake security vetting on successful candidates, their family and others that live at their home address, which will include financial checks. Due to the sensitive nature of these checks, we are not able to supply feedback should clearance be declined.

You will be expected to provide written evidence around the minimum entry requirements from the role profile (maximum 500 words).

If you are an internal applicant working within BCH (Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary or Hertfordshire Constabulary), please upload either your CV or a completed internal role summary form. This form can be found in the attached documents. Please note you will still be required to evidence against the minimum entry requirements.

If you are an external applicant, please ensure you upload your CV and evidence against the minimum entry requirements from the role profile. To ensure the recruitment process is fair and equal, please do not include any personal details on your CV, other than your name. An internal role summary form should not be completed.

If successful, you will be required to provide evidence against the competency and values framework (CVF) and entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.

Please note that this advert will be live to redeployees throughout the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. To do this if you are a redeployee, write ‘Redeployee’ in the other competency boxes and just complete your evidence against the minimum entry requirements in the relevant box. Redeployees will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens.

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12 July 2020

This opportunity is closed to applications.