Ref. 59158

Senior Information Governance Advisor

  • Location: Nottingham, England
  • Salary: £19.98 - £19.98 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing is working with Nottinghamshire County Council to recruit a Senior Information Governance Advisor.

Rate is £19.98 to £22.09 per hour.

Initial 3 months with the possibility of extension.

Job Purpose:

To deputise for the Data Protection Officer.

– To act as a senior practitioner in the Council for information governance (including records management) and undertake a

complex portfolio of work to ensure that the Council’s information is processed in a way which minimises risk, is legally compliant

and in line with good practice.

– To work with public customers, internal staff, elected members, and externally with partners to provide specialist and expert

advice, guidance and support in respect of data protection and information governance.


1. To deputise for the Data Protection Officer.

2. To develop, review, monitor and communicate the Council’s

Information Governance Strategy, Framework and associated

policies, procedures, standards and guidance to ensure they

support the Council to meet its information governance

obligations and ambitions.

3. To be the professional lead for the Team for two or more

information governance specialist areas (e.g. information sharing,

Data Security and Protection Toolkit, Data Protection Impact

Assessments etc) taking an active role in continuously improving

the Council’s approach to those areas.

4. To play a lead role in advising on, developing and improving the

Council’s approach to records management, including on the design and implementation of electronic documents and records

management system(s) (EDRMS).


Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: 1. A degree or equivalent qualification.

    2. A recognised professional qualification in Data Protection,

    Freedom of Information, Information Management, Information

    Security or Records Management.

    3. Excellent current knowledge and understanding of UK

    information and data protection legislation and good practice.

  • Experience: 13.Recent experience of working in a similar role in a large,

    complex organisation, preferably within the public sector (e.g.

    other Councils, the NHS etc).

    14.Developing, reviewing, delivering, managing and recommending

    improvements in policies and procedures, controls, monitoring

    systems and performance to support effective information

    governance and data protection.

    15.Carrying out Data Protection Impact Assessments, developing

    Information Sharing Agreements, supporting the effective

    management of records and managing information risk.

    16.Investigating and reviewing Information Governance incidents,

    breaches and issues and recommending measures to reduce


    17.Project management, ideally with a Prince 2 project

    management qualification

  • Compliance: Up to date Passport.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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