Information Compliance Officer (Records Management)

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Fixed term contract, Permanent, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1391729

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for an Information Compliance Officer (Records Management) based in Belfast.

Information Compliance Officer (Records Management)

Ref: 19/107195

Registrar’s Office

The University is required to deal with requests arising from the exercise of statutory rights of access under the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Compliance with each places specific obligations on the University on how requests for information should be handled and processed.

To help deal with the demands arising from the legislation, the University has established an Information Compliance Unit as part of the Registrar’s Office.  This unit is responsible for overseeing University compliance with Freedom of Information and Data Protection. In particular, it is responsible for:

  • Issuing relevant staff guidelines and advice on Records Management
  • Co-ordinating requests for information arising from the Freedom of Information Act and the Data Protection Act.

The post holder will develop and promote improved records management practice across the University.  They will provide a high quality information compliance and governance service to include (but not limited to) development and implementation of records management policies and associated procedures and provision of specialist advice and guidance to colleagues.

This is a temporary position for three years.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A primary degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant records management experience within a large, diverse organisation.
  • Relevant experience of policy development and implementation, including monitoring and reporting of performance.
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills, to ensure multiple activities are completed to deadlines.
  • Ability to work sensitively with confidential information.
  • Good liaison, networking and team working skills, with proven ability to influence decisions to ensure compliance with relevant legislation

Further information about the Directorate can be found at // 

Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 12 March 2019

Salary scale: £33,199 – £39,610 per annum (potential to progress to £43,266 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply.  You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application form. 

Closing date: Monday 25 February 2019

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding