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Information Governance Manager

Location:  TBC
Salary:  £32,029 to £34,788 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Published:  Monday 28 October 2019
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 11 November 2019
Reference:  HR-0061-19-R

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced information governance professional to perform a lead role in ensuring a robust approach to the way the Council manages its data and information. In this new role, the Information Governance Manager will be the organisation's subject expert able to investigate, identify and implement improvements to services and processes to ensure compliance.Developing the necessary standards, training and tools to support staff, they will work proactively and collaboratively across the whole organisation and with all levels of staff. Substantial practical experience in all aspects of the role as well as an understanding of information technologies and data security would be a distinct advantage, as would a qualification in information legislation, records management or other relevant area.

Purpose of role

  • To fulfil the role of designated Data Protection Officer for the Council under the General Data Protection Regulation;
  • To develop robust information governance systems within the organisation to ensure that the Council meets its duties;
  • To take positive action to ensure that the Council meet its statutory responsibilities and customer expectations with regards to data and information;
  • To support a proactive, transparent and intelligence-led approach to information governance.

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