Records Manager

inform resourcing
Hampshire, UK
18 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
What is the Role?

The Records Manager will provide specialised knowledge to the organisations Executive team, senior management and staff, and clear guidance to ensure that the organisation meets both its statutory and legal obligations. Working with CIO and the Head of Legal to develop a corporate approach to records management for operational delivery; this includes a coordinated approach to records management, information compliance, and information quality.

Duties Will Include:

* Develop new procedures to support records management and effective use of information in line with legal requirements

* Design a new improved coordinated approach for corporate records management

* Review and improve the approach to managing responses to all statutory requests for information, such as Subject Access Requests and Freedom of Information Requests

* Develop records management training for staff to support the implementation of clear and robust information and data handling standard and procedures

* Raise awareness of records management responsibilities and promote awareness and best practice

Key accountabilities will include:

* Development of an operational framework for a corporate approach to information governance

* Records management

* Information compliance

* Information quality

* Staff training, awareness and engagement

* Support to Information Governance Committee and Executive Committees

What Are We Looking For?

The successful candidate will have an extensive knowledge of the legislative requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018 (GDPR) and knowledge of current issues in Information Governance within a research setting.

You must have either a Records Management qualification or relevant professional experience, and knowledge of risk and assurance management principles.

We need someone with substantial practical / operational experience of designing, developing and monitoring performance of records management systems, and a proven track record in a specialised Information Governance or records management role, ideally within a technical environment - the charity or public sector would be highly advantageous.

You will be an excellent communicator, with the ability to lead, influence and motivate people at all levels. You will need strong analytical skills, a high attention to detail and excellent planning and project management skills.

Why Us?

In return for your talents, we offer a competitive remuneration package, including a RCUK pension scheme and 30 days' annual leave with a further 14 Public/local days off. We operate a flexible working system, and opportunities for further training and development are supported.

Our Commitment as an Employer

The organisation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. There is a guaranteed interview scheme for suitable candidates with a disability and we welcome applications from ethnic minorities currently under-represented. The organisation is an Investors in People organisation, and has signed up to the Athena SWAN charter principles to take action to address gender equality

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