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Information Governance Officer

STR Group Services
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10 Apr 2021

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Information Governance Officer
Watford, UK | £20ph Umbrella | Initial 3 Month Contract | Full Time | 35 Hours |

We are recruiting on behalf of a large charity organisation based in Watford for an Information Governance Officer to join them initially on a 3-month contract with the likeliness of extension.

Role Responsibilities

Providing robust support to the Data protection Officer to ensure compliance with all legislation, regulations and best practice relating to the governance and management of information
Provide advice and recommendations to all parts of the organisation with respect to compliance with applicable legislation and regulations concerning the governance, its application and interpretation in respect of the Charity's operations, management and maintenance of data, information or records, and provision of access to this.
Support with the maintenance of organisational policies and procedures, guidance notes, templates and training relating to information governance, and to promote awareness and good practice at all levels of the organisation to enable compliance with the UK GDPR.
Instigate, lead on or assist investigations into breaches of statutory duties or of policies relating to information governance. To identify root causes and implications for other business functions to undertake or advise on remedial action or other measures as may be required under the Charity's Code of Conduct or other policies and ensure lessons learned are appropriately disseminated and reflected in organisational practice.
Preparation of reporting on any incidents relating to information governance to internal stakeholders, the Audit and Risk Committee and regulators as required, to ensure that organisational reputation and interests are protected, and to escalate issues if necessary.
Person Specification

Degree level qualification & Data Protection professional qualification in related area of Law.
Background working within a similar role within the Public Sector, ideally in local authority or charity organisations
Understanding of legal frameworks, (Data Protection Act & General Date Protection Regulation) able to provide structured advice to internal and external stakeholders from a wide audience.
Apply by sending your CV over to Anna at STR Group on

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