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Head of Information Governance

Type: Interim
Location: London
Pay Details: £30-37 per hour
Sector: Public Sector/Not-for-Profit
Experience Level: Lawyer
Reference: ZA/022733

Are you ready for a new challenge?

LAW Absolute is currently recruiting to a Head of Information Governance position with a local authority based in London. The role is initially being offered on a three month locum contract with a strong possibility for extension.

About the position

The successful candidate will be expected to carry  out the following duties:

  • To develop and implement an information strategy across the authority
  • To act as the link person to the Local Government Ombudsman and The Information Commissioner
  • Provide advice on Freedom of Information and Data Protection matters
  • Understanding of the GDPR
  • Handle member enquiries and provide advice where necessary
  • Experience of staff management

As the Head of Information Governance, it is essential you have a detailed knowledge of the law, governmental guidance and a sound knowledge of local government. Previous management experience is essential as the successful candidate will be leading a team of lawyers and developing and delivering training to members and officers. Good communication skills both orally and written is required.

Due to the nature of the role, it is imperative that you can work in a fast paced environment and can hit the ground running from the outset. As the role is being offered on a locum basis, candidates must be available on short notice.

If this role sounds of interest, please send your CV through to zalex@lawabsolute.com or call 020 7092 8012.

At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours.  However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.  If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained.

LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

LAW Absolute has specialised in legal local government recruitment since 2003. Today, almost 400 lawyers work through LAW Absolute within local government throughout England and Wales. Our reputation, networks and exceptional market knowledge place LAW Absolute in the prime position to provide the best possible service to both employers and lawyers seeking work.

 

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  • Zoe Alex
  • Director - Head of Local Government and Regional Private Practice
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After completing four years at the University of Essex studying the LLB and LLM,…

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