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Senior Information Governance Officer

Business & Corporate Services

Information Governance, Data Protection, Freedom of Information

Stockport Council

Senior Information Governance Officer 
SO1 (£28,226 - £32,798)
37 Hours, Full Time 
Hybrid – Working from home/Stopford House


Application Deadline: 7th October 2022

Your role
This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of Information Governance professionals who strive to facilitate information sharing across the organisation whilst maintaining high standards of governance. This is a varied role which includes working with Council services along with partner organisations including schools and the Health and Social Care sector. You will help to oversee the fulfilment of Information Rights requests, advise on general queries, Data Protection Impact Assessments and Sharing and Processing Agreements. You will deliver training to officers and provide supervision to junior members of the team.
About you
You will be a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual who is able to demonstrate both experience of working in this field and a working knowledge of the relevant legislation. You will be a confident and effective communicator and have experience of supervising and developing junior members of the team.
About us
The Information Governance team is responsible for the coordination and delivery of the council’s statutory responsibilities under various information management laws and best practices. We work across all council services and council partners providing expert advice and guidance under the leadership of the council’s statutory Data Protection Officer (DPO) and Information Governance Team Manager.  
For an informal chat about this role please contact Karen Lane, Information Governance Team Manager and Data Protection Officer
Please note that we have made a commitment to improve the employment opportunities for people with disabilities, care leavers and ex-military personnel. As part of the Guaranteed Assessment Scheme you will therefore be guaranteed an interview if you meet the essential job role criteria.
Stockport Council is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce culture - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities to join our workforce.

We want our employees to have a good work life balance and in many job roles we can offer a range of flexible/hybrid working arrangements. We also have inclusive employment policies and staff engagement forums to support our diverse workforce.   We will listen to, learn from, and develop our workforce. 

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application deadline

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7th Oct 2022

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