Vacancy Details

Information Governance Manager

Are you an expert on all things relating to Freedom of Information and Data Protection?

Sue Hill Recruitment
Date Posted 10/03/17
Reference: VS/24697

About the company

We have an exciting opportunity for an Information Governance Manager to join a government agency on a temporary contract for two months initially.

What you'll be doing

In this information governance job you will be responsible for managing the responses to requests for information made under the Freedom of Information Act, the Environmental Information Regulations and the Data Protection Act. This will include responding to requests for information, including liaising with relevant staff, searching records and conducting other searches to ensure that the organisation discharges its responsibilities under the FOIA, EIR and DPA respectively.

As part of the Information Governance team you will also lead on projects and initiatives to ensure that the organisation's records and information assets are safe, secure and managed in accordance with government requirements (including the HMG Security Policy Framework), legislation and best practice. As an Information Governance Manager you will also be responsible for investigating complaints on behalf of management under the organisation's Complaints Policy.

Why you’ll be hired

The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of the Freedom of Information and Data Protection Acts and experience of working in a similar information governance job. You will have demonstrable experience of conducting investigations relating to complaints and reviewing information to extract relevant information. You will also possess excellent communication skills in order to influence stakeholders and work across teams to build excellent relationships.

Why you should apply

This information governance manager job is a full time temporary position within a large government agency. If you are looking Freedom of Information and Data Protection jobs within a large organisation then this could be a great opportunity to develop your skills in a fast paced environment. Please contact Victoria Sculfor on 0207 378 5476 or

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