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Information Governance Officer

  • Location

    Derbyshire

  • Discipline:

    Compliance, Risk Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40,000-£45,000 + Excellent benefits

  • Consultant:

    Paul Sherlock

  • Email:

    psherlock@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    PS/16249

  • Published:

    13 days ago

Our client is a well-known Financial Services business that specialises in pensions. A new Risk & Compliance function is being created and an excellent opportunity has arisen to join the business in the role of an Information Governance Officer. You will support the Head of Risk & Compliance on all aspects of Data Protection ensuring compliance with current legislation.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with the Data Protection Lead to develop the information governance arrangements to support compliance with current legislation
  • Maintain Data Protection procedures and activities in accordance with legislation, advising on compliance with GDPR
  • Oversee that all relevant related policies are reviewed and approved on at least an annual basis
  • Produce management information to a high standard by the required timeframe for submission to the relevant Committee
  • Oversee the processing of data subject access requests in line with the Data Protection Act
  • Responsible for ensuring that all work is carried out to a high standard and completed in a timely manner
  • Investigate any potential and actual data breaches and subsequent reporting to the Information Commissioners Office
  • Keep own knowledge up to date on legal and regulatory changes and support any relevant training initiatives
  • Working with the Legal and Regulatory Change group to ensure that all regulatory and statutory requirements are implemented in Member Services
  • Provide pro-active challenge and opinion to proposed projects and business activities
  • As part of the Risk and Compliance team, act as a central point of reference, deal with complex cases and provide advice on regulatory compliance matter
  • Provide support to induction and other training including supporting new or updated corporate/internal policies

The Person:

  • Proven ability of understanding compliance and specifically Data Protection requirements.
  • Experience within an FCA regulated environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Able to produce output to high standard within a specific timeframe
  • Ability to use own initiative and consider the wider implications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication/interpersonal skills, administration skills and organisation/planning skills

 

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