Freedom of Information/Data Protection Manager

Red Snapper Recruitment Limited
£34644 - £47279/annum Per annum pro rata
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Freedom of Information/Data Protection Manager – Fixed Term Contract until Nov 2017 – London – circa £47,279 plus benefits!
Do you have knowledge and experience of applying DPA and FOI or similarly complex legislation in a public sector environment? Then we would love to hear from you.
The Freedom of Information/Data Protection Manager will understand industry approaches to security, data protection and business continuity.
As Head of Information Assurance, you will be responsible for the delivery of an efficient, informed and fully compliant information request handling operation. You will provide the organisation with expert advice and on-going best practice on information rights. The role is central to protecting the organisation’s reputation by ensuring that all statutory obligations in relation to information request handling are met and appropriate codes of practice and guidance are followed.


• A proven ability in performance management and coaching.
• Previous experience of working in a customer focused environment demonstrating empathy.
• Excellent intellectual ability in order to analyse complex legislation and to be able to apply it to particular cases and situations.
• Ability to rapidly assimilate and digest large volumes of information.
• Ability to work under pressure, prioritise and meet statutory deadlines in particular when handling information requests.

• Knowledge and experience of applying DPA and FOI or similarly complex legislation in a public sector environment.
• Understanding of performance management.
• Sound knowledge of people management skills and processes.
• Technical knowledge of the Data Protection principles and application of Freedom of Information legislation in a case handling environment.
• Industry recognised qualifications in DPA and FOI legislation.
• Awareness of the wider Information Assurance profession.

Desirable Criteria:
• Experience of casework management
• Previous project management experience
• An awareness of public administration (central government in particular) or the NHS and the context in which it operates

Contract: Fixed Term Contract until November, 2017.

Salary: £34,644 - £47,279 plus benefits.

Hours: Full Time.
Location: London

For further information or to apply, please email your CV by clicking and applying.

Ideally we would like CVs by 23:59 Monday (10th July) next week with a view to interview on the Wednesday 12th July.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Police Skills is a market leading recruitment business dedicated to supplying experienced practitioners on a temporary, contractual or permanent basis to police, criminal justice, public and commercial sector employers. Police Skills is part of the Red Snapper Group.

The Red Snapper Group acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a confidential service to candidates
The Red Snapper Group is an equal opportunities employer