Information Governance Officer

Posted 19 June 2024
Salary £20 - £25 p/hour
LocationNorth West
Job type Temporary
Discipline Legal & Governance Recruitment
Contact NameLiberty Parker

Job description

​We are currently working in partnership with a local authority based in the North-West, who are recruiting for an Information Governance Officer to join the team, on an initial three-month temporary contract.

The position is due to start immediately, and offering an hourly rate of circa £20 - £25 per hour via an Umbrella company.

The ideal candidate will experience of working with data protection functions, and IAPP or relevant qualifications are desirable.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing a high-volume caseload of 50 – 100 cases at any time

  • Logging and responding to information requests, acting as the first point of contact for dealing with Information Rights requests and advising stakeholders on any related Information Governance issues

  • Maintaining effective record keeping and undertaking appropriate analysis to produce departmental statistics

  • Developing and providing training to colleagues on Information Governance, to ensure continuous improvement

  • Reviewing and monitoring Information Sharing Agreements, and advising the business on compliance with the agreements

  • Advising stakeholders on Information Governance matters including the application of the corporate records retention and disposal schedule

  • Supporting with budget and administration including requesting quotes and monitoring Service Level Agreements with off-site storage providers

  • Assisting on change projects and programmes involving Information Governance risks and opportunities to reduce Information Security incidents

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Fully Remote

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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