We are looking for an Information Governance Assistant to provide a broad range of administrative support within the Information Governance team.  The pattern of work can change due to business demands and urgent requests for information; however, statutory / regulatory deadlines must be met at all times.

The role will include but not be limited to

  • administrative support for internal policy management, codes of practice and other forms of guidance
  • collating and coordinating information around information assets, data lifespan, retention / disposition etc
  • close liaison with risk and regulatory / compliance functions
  • information privacy, including ensuring effective responses to requests under the Data Protection Act, and maintaining an accurate and up to date register of information requests under the Act.
  • co-ordinating responses to data subject information access requests under the Data Protection Act, and other relevant responses and submissions (eg NHS IG Toolkit)

Candidate Requirements

  • degree or postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline (information governance / data protection / risk management / compliance etc)
  • excellent IT skills, including MS Office, document management systems, databases etc
  • understanding of issues and solutions relating to frameworks for the management / governance of information of all types
  • effective communicator, both verbally and in writing, across a wide audience from senior lawyers to administrative support staff.
  • knowledge of the Data Protection Act and Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations
  • experience within a professional services and / or regulated environment

This is a 6 month contract with a view to going permanent.

For more information please contact Stephanie@acs-recruitment.co.uk

All Applicants will be reviewed within the next working day and successful applicants will be acknowledged within 2 working days.

ACS Recruitment Consultants Ltd (www.acs-recruitment.co.uk)are the market leader within Legal Recruitment and we specialise in the placement of Qualified Solicitors, Legal Executives, Paralegals, Legal Secretaries and Support Staff at all levels.