Information Officer

University of Manchester
£31,604 to £38, 833 per annum according to experience
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Manchester is the largest single site university in the UK and one of the top universities in the world. With over 10,000 staff and 50,000 students, it is currently engaged in an ambitious £billion campus expansion plan and an exciting £multi-million transformation programme delivering an institution-wide Information Governance / Security, Cyber Security, IT infrastructure & IT operational capability required by a leading HE establishment in the 21st century.

We have a vacancy for a proactive Information Officer to join our Information Governance team who will be responsible for the efficient and accurate handling of requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act & Subject Access Requests. You will also contribute to the development, improvement and maintenance of associated tools and processes.

You will have experience of Data protection compliance and operations and of Records Management within the Higher Education business sector, or within a medium to large organisation. You will also have an understanding of data protection requirements and awareness of the changes to be implemented by the new General Data Protection Regulation; and possess an in-depth understanding of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, its processes and the operational experiences required to administer and comply. A professional / recognised qualification / training / certification in data protection, Records Management and Freedom of Information, or equivalent experience in a similar role is essential.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

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