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Information Compliance & Governance Officer (INTERNAL ONLY)


Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £28,331 per annum
Please note, this post is permanent, full time at 37 hours a week
Closing Date:   Thursday 24 September 2020
Interview Date:   Thursday 22 October 2020
Reference:  AR4002

The University of Lincoln prides itself on the quality of its teaching, which is reflected in our Gold award in the national Teaching Excellence Framework. 

We are looking to appoint an Information Compliance & Governance Officer to support continued efforts to foster and embed a positive culture of compliance across the University. You will support staff across the institution, providing advice and guidance on a range of data protection and information compliance matters, as well as working alongside the Information Compliance Officer to identify opportunities for improvement in respect of the University’s compliance obligations, mitigating risks associated with contravention of relevant data protection legislation.

You will have experience working in information compliance, interpreting legislation, policies and regulations, applying them and providing advice to others on the content, with strong knowledge of the General Data Protection Regulation, Data Protection Act and other relevant legislation. You can demonstrate a genuine commitment to the highest possible professional standards, confidentiality, excellent relationships with colleagues, and possess the ability to deal with complex problems under pressure.

The post-holder will also have responsibility for providing a professional officering service to a small number of senior University committees, including the Information Compliance Committee, and supporting Governance Officers with student contention cases during peak periods of the academic year.

For an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Aaron Smith at aarsmith@lincoln.ac.uk

This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Tier 2.

The post is being made available to internal candidates only in support of our commitment to developing staff by providing opportunities for internal movement and promotion. Therefore we actively encourage applications from all staff across the University with the relevant skills and experience.

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We are an equal opportunities employer, celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of background or experience.