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Information Governance Officer

Location: WINCHESTER, HAMPSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 13.07-14.18 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-430827

Thames Valley Police are searching for an Information Governance Officer to join them in the new year on a temporary basis. This role will be based at the Hampshire Constabulary in Mottisfont Court, Winchester.


Within the role you will:


  • Provide data protection, EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and information governance expertise to advise and instruct officers, staff and project teams to ensure legislative compliance and enable the delivery of information management strategy, policy and procedures across both forces.
  • Provide support and advice to the Data Protection Officer.
  • Provide departmental resilience across two forces in order to service the needs of multiple projects and customers at any one time.
  • Identify data protection and information management business risks and propose recommendations for mitigation to management.
  • Assess and oversee data compliance and information risks and ensure the appropriate governance and standards are in place to facilitate the appropriate use of information in compliance with the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018.
  • Leading change project teams through completion of Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA), assessing how well proposed new initiatives will comply with the GDPR and Data Protection Act, recommending and negotiating the agreement of pragmatic risk mitigation solutions and producing the DPIA Report.

You will have:

  • Experience of working in an information governance or data protection role or holding an information management qualification.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and work within and apply formal / legal frameworks to a wide variety of operational situations.
  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively with both junior and senior ranking officers / staff and explain technical matters in a user-friendly way; whether verbally, in written guidance or delivering presentations.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills including the ability to understand customer requirements, objectively assess risk and recommend pragmatic solutions.
  • Ability to take ownership of delivering outcomes, working under own initiative, progressing work with limited supervision and managing / prioritising fluid workloads
  • Ability to influence people who may not share your views or priorities to find acceptable solutions and mitigations to data compliance issues.
  • Good standard of education and strong written communication skills with proven ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation and policy to operational scenarios


This role will be temporary till March 2021 initially, full time hours, paying £13.07- 14.18 per hour




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