Information Governance Officer

Council House, Earl Street, Coventry CV1 5RR
£25,463 - £31,401 per annum
04 Sep 2018
25 Sep 2018
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Challenging, fast paced and all-encompassing. Supporting the organisation’s compliance with Information law, regulations and best practice.

Reporting to the Head of Information Governance, the post holder will be part of a team responsible for the provision of information governance (IG) services across the City Council with the delivery of advice and guidance on all aspects of IG and Records Management and other services such as police disclosure, data sharing and information security.

You will support the establishment of a proactive and integrated approach to information governance, the General Data Protection Regulation, and the Data Protection Act 2018 to ensure that good practice is embedded across the organisation.

You’ll need:

You will have excellent attention to detail, be highly organised, a great communicator, solution focused and have a working knowledge of Information Law; Data Protection Act 2018, GDPR, Police Disclosure, Freedom of Information (FOI), and/or Subject Access Requests (SAR) Act 2018.

About us

Passionate, experienced and supportive professionals who enjoy the field of IG and the challenges that it undoubtedly offers. Working together in promoting a culture of information compliance and information governance best practices across the organisation, the Information Governance team provides expert support to Coventry City Council in ensuring its compliance to relevant information legislation and regulations.

Interview date

Wednesday 3 October/Thursday 4 October 2018


In return, we can offer an excellent pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Equalities Statement

Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition

Key Requirements

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

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