We invite you to submit your application as the program team at the Kosciuszko Institute is now recruiting

The Kosciuszko Institute is looking for ambitious, independent and creative enthusiasts of cybersecurity, to actively work within our key program unit which focuses on cybersecurity.

Why is it worth it?

Cybersecurity is currently the fastest developing domain of the Kosciuszko Institute, within which the flagship project European Cybersecurity Forum – CYBERSEC was initiated. It is the first in Poland and one of the few cyclical public policy events in Europe, devoted to strategic issues of cybersecurity. This year the Kosciuszko Institute will organize a virtual conference of global scope: CYBERSEC Global 2020.

Additionally, our experts regularly write reports, program briefs and articles, covering recent cybersecurity challenges. The Institute also prepares expert opinions on selected topics on behalf of public administration entities and international organizations. Along with our current projects, the KI is also very active in its publishing activity – we are the publisher of the pioneering European Cybersecurity Journal – an expert magazine on cybersecurity.

Job description:

The Project Manager is involved in the execution of the Kosciuszko Institute’s flagship project – the European Cybersecurity Forum – CYBERSEC (as well as its editions abroad, which have already taken place in Brussels and Washington); issuing publications, analyses and articles on cyber security; drafting and preparing official documents, creating databases of cyberspace experts and stakeholders; establishing and maintaining cooperation with experts and project partners of the Institute as well as other tasks related to the realisation of current programme activities.


  • factual knowledge of cybersecurity issues or expertise on a specific issue, e.g. data protection, security of telecommunications systems, etc.
  • weekly availability of 40 hours;
  • fluent use of English in spoken and written form (min. level C1);
  • prior experience in project management;
  • ability to coordinate several activities simultaneously;
  • good organisational skills;
  • motivated by personal, academic and professional development;
  • responsible, accurate and independent;
  • good teamwork skills.

What we offer:

  • A remuneration adequate to your background education and experience;
  • opportunities to pursue academic development and deepen substantive knowledge as well as to be involved in expert activities;
  • working on interesting projects in a dynamic and motivated team;
  • opportunity to gain knowledge on the functioning of a non-governmental organization in an international environment.

How to apply?

Please send your applications to the following address: hr@ik.org.pl by the 31.07.2020 with “PROJECT MANAGER mentioned in the title. We would like to inform you that we will only respond to selected candidates and we are entitled to complete the recruitment process before the above-mentioned date.

Submitting personal data in a wider scope than the name, surname, e-mail and/or telephone to the Kosciuszko Institute (“Association”), provides consent to the processing of such data by the Association in order to conduct the recruitment process. The consent may be withdrawn at any time. Withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out before its withdrawal.

The Kosciuszko Institute Association is an independent non-profit think tank, founded in 2000. Its mission is to act in the interest of the socio-economic development and security of Poland as a proactive member of the European Union and NATO. Its activities focus on 5 programme areas: cyber security, institutions and law, international security, energy and climate, economy. The institute is the originator and organiser of the CYBERSEC Forum – the first in Poland and one of the few European cyclical public policy conferences devoted to strategic cyber security issues – and its other smaller scale formats. It is also the founder of CYBERSEC HUB – the first Polish centre of competence and innovation in the area of cyber security. The Institute is a member of Global EPIC – a global ecosystem of regional cybersecurity ecosystems bringing together 13 entities from 9 countries.