Information Governance Officer

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 17 - £ 22 / Hour
  • Category
    Public Sector - Local Government Administration
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-032020-124415

JOB TITLE: Information Governance Officer
LOCATION: Newham
PAY RATE: £17.28 PAYE or £22.27 Umbrella per hour
START DATE: ASAP
DURATION: 6 months
IR35 STATUS: Inside



Overview:


We are specifically looking for someone to deal with FOI and SAR requests within our Informtion Governance Team. This post is for 6 months and we are looking for someone to start immediately.



Tasks:



  1. To maintain a good working knowledge of the Acts relevant to the work of the team on complaints, FOI and access to files.

  2. To receive and action all requests from other agencies for Data Protection Act in accordance with legal requirements.

  3. To log and check the validity of requests against the Act and whether the information is requested is part of the publication scheme

  4. To proactively research, gather information and respond to FOI requests

  5. To provide advice to managers and service area where including publication would increase openness and will be beneficial to reduce enquiries and for openness.

  6. To process information sharing requests with confidentiality



Knowledge:



  • Knowledge of local government and local government services

  • Knowledge of FOI, DPA and information sharing legislation

  • Continually keep up to date with the law and guidance in relation to their work area

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office including use of email, databases, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and Word.



Experience:



  • Experience of working in at least one of the following areas:




    • FOI, DPA




  • Experience of successfully dealing with members and the public, including communicating difficult issues effectively orally and in writing











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Please apply with your CV to: Emily Day