Senior Information Governance Officer

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Legal and Democratic Services team and work at the heart of the Council as our Senior Information Governance Officer. We are looking for someone with excellent knowledge and experience to manage and lead our modest yet valuable Information Governance Team across the breadth and depth of all Information Governance topics. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Legal and Democratic Services team and work at the heart of the Council as our Senior Information Governance Officer. We are looking for someone with excellent knowledge and experience to manage and lead our modest yet valuable Information Governance Team across the breadth and depth of all Information Governance topics.  The role is hybrid with the requirement being a minimum one day a week in the office.

You will be responsible for ensuring day to day compliance with legislative requirements and providing specialist guidance and advice to service areas on a variety of matters including Data Protection Impact Assessments and data sharing agreements.  You will also manage subject access requests, be involved in policy and process formation, and deliver training and awareness of Information Governance topics across the Council. 

You must have demonstrable knowledge and experience of Information Governance and Data Protection, the legislative requirements and how to apply them.  You must have excellent communication skills and be very organised.  This is a line management role, and we would welcome applicants looking to step into a management position as well as those with experience of management.

Hours of work are 37 per week, Monday to Friday. 

This post is offered on a permanent basis.

As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking, public transport discounts, free swimming, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, hybrid working opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact Clare Dawson – Dulieu on 01473 432330 or via email clare.dawson@ipswich.gov.uk

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role:

Job Description and Person Specification

The selection process will be an interview. Interviews will be carried out in the week commencing Monday 22 January 2024 and will be held in person at Grafton House, Ipswich.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.

Location

Grafton House, Ipswich

Salary

£36,648 – £38,223

Application closing date

7th January 2024
 

Job type

37 hours per week

Permanent

 

Job reference

REQ00782

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

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