Salary – depending on experience

Assistant to COO


Assistant to the COO

CyNation – The Company

CyNation has built a SaaS platform that allows organisations to track cyber security, compliance and other business risks, like AML (anti-money laundering) and KYC (know your client). We have an enterprise solution for third-party risk and a solution for startups to track their own risks. 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 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 startup by supporting all recruitment, HR and operational activities, including marketing and sales administration. 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 recruitment or operations 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

  • Managing recruitment and HR processes
    — Designing and implementing the overall recruiting strategy
    — Sourcing and attracting candidates by using databases, social media etc.
    — Filtering and interviewing candidates for open positions
    — Designing and managing induction plans
    — Managing other HR processes
  • Supporting financial admin processes
  • Depending on the candidate’s experience, involvement in sales and marketing processes, initially from an admin perspective
  • Working in close collaboration with other team members


  • Good university degree in Business, Economics or similar
  • First professional experience in recruitment or operations of advantage
  • Interest in and ideally some basic knowledge of technology, cyber security and big data
  • Outstanding command of English, additional languages desirable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office. Experience working with CRM, such as HubSpot, and WordPress is a plus
  • 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
  • Occasional travel


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