Information Governance Manager

£40000 - £42000 per annum
Job Title: Information Governance Manager
Salary: £40000 - £42000, Negotiable depending on the experience and expertise
Hybrid: Flexible, 40% in Office (Central London) and 60% from home in 2 weeks
Additional Benefits
Yearly Pay rise - Structured career progression based on performance
Hunter Merrifield are looking for an Information Governance Manager to join a membership body. Now with about 20,000 members in the UK and internationally, the membership plays a major role in postgraduate medical education, professional standards, research, and policy.
Job Purpose - Information Governance Manager
  • The Information Governance Manager will provide support to the Information Governance team at the college. The role has two distinct areas: firstly, supporting and working closely with the Head of Information Governance to deliver the information governance function, and secondly, to deputise as DPO in the absence of the Head of Information Governance.
  • The role holder will work closely with the Head of Information Governance to deliver the Information Governance strategy and ensure ongoing compliance with data protection legislation. The Information Governance Manager will provide support to the operational requirements of information compliance, which includes responding to data subject rights requests, managing the Privacy Impact Assessment process, and completing the College's NHS DSP Toolkit response.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities: Information Governance Manager
  • To be the first point of contact for information governance internal and external enquiries and assign as necessary.
  • Advising on information governance internal and external enquiries relating to PECR, FOI, ICO Code of Practices, UK Data Protection legislation, information sharing and information security (non-technical).
  • Deputising for the Head of Information Governance and acting as Deputy Data Protection Officer when required, including responding to and managing any security breaches.
  • Lead on responses to Data Subject Rights Requests, referring any complex requests to the Head of Information Governance
  • Lead on responses to Freedom of Information requests.
  • Support the Head of Information Governance with third party disclosure requests
  • Support the Head of Information Governance with the delivery of the information governance strategy compliance requirements.
  • Lead on the completion of the annual Data Security and Protection (DSP) Toolkit submission.
  • Lead on contract, Data Sharing Agreements and non-disclosure agreement reviews.
  • Maintain the College's Information Asset Register and update as necessary.
  • Support the delivery of information governance training and awareness programmes by providing training and college communications as required, including leading the annual breach response training exercise.
  • Support the review, updating and implementation of information governance framework of policies, procedures and guidance.
  • Lead on the management of the College's compliance with the Children's Code.
  • Work with Digital to identify systems for the annual penetration testing programme.
Information Governance Manager
  • BCS Data Protection Practitioner Certificate foundation level or equivalent qualification or experience.
  • Experience of managing PIAs
  • Experience of advising on information compliance issues in an organisation
  • Good working knowledge of UK Data Protection legislation, PECR and related guidance
  • Experience of answering data subject rights requests, including subject access requests
  • Able to present information, verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner, with excellent attention to detail to staff at all levels.
  • Ability to deal with highly sensitive information in a discreet and confidential way.
  • Able to find pragmatic solutions, seek improvements, and adapt to changing situations.
  • Experience of undertaking information governance contract reviews
  • Evidence of completing the NHS DSP Toolkit
  • Skilled in MS SharePoint/Teams
  • Experience of working for a membership/charity or third sector organisation.
  • Experience in archives and records management best practices.
For more information on the Information Governance Manager role, please apply or contact Hunter Merrifield.

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