Salary – depending on experience

Assistant to COO


Assistant to the COO

CyNation – The Company

CyNation is an integrated risk management and analytics company that helps enterprises keep pace with digital transformation and enables a proactive approach to cyber security and compliance. Our solutions focus on the identification, analysis and management of digital risks within third-party ecosystems. We have been recognised for our innovation and cyber security expertise by the NCSC, DCMS and DIT. We have participated in several innovation programmes across Europe, such as PlugandPlay, LORCA and CSIT Labs.

The Role

The role provides a unique opportunity to both contribute during this exciting stage of our development and to partake in the growth journey of a dynamic start-up by supporting all operational, financial and HR activities. This role will report to the Chief Operating Officer (COO).

The Candidate

We are looking for a talented young professional or graduate, ideally with 1-2 years of experience in operations, finance or HR, ideally in a technology or B2B environment. We are interested in people with personality, a “can do and want to” attitude and the willingness to learn, as well as the spirit to go the extra mile.

Core Responsibilities

Supporting the following key processes, depending on experience:

  • Commercial and financial administration
  • Commercial contract management
  • Grant applications and grant claim management
  • Fundraising and Governance
  • Office Management
  • Recruitment and HR processes
  • Working in close collaboration with other team members


  • University degree in Business, Economics or similar
  • First professional experience in finance, operations, office management or recruitment of advantage
  • Interest in and ideally some basic knowledge of technology
  • Outstanding command of English, additional languages desirable
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ideally some experience with business applications such as Xero, CRM, such as HubSpot, and WordPress
  • Good organisational skills, ability to prioritise and juggle competing tasks
  • Ability to work and communicate well within a small team
  • Proactive, creative and confident
  • Good common sense and a commercial mind-set
  • Eager, flexible and committed
  • Support of CyNation’s sister companies (venture capital, climate change)
  • Occasional travel
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