Freedom of Information/ Data Protection officer

  • Rate:£34,000-£46,000 per annum
  • Location:London West End
  • Term: Contract
  • Posted:03 Jul 2017
  • Tiger Job ID:NR010850

My client, a large Government department, specialising in independent complaint handling is seeking a Freedom of Information/ Data Protection officer to join the team on a temporary basis. This truly is fantastic opportunity to join an exciting and well-established organisation.

The main purpose of this role is to manage and respond to information requests, ensuring the company meets its published corporate targets and its legal obligations under the FOIA.

You will also have responsibility for all aspects of,

  • Proactively manage a caseload of information requests of varying complexity, ensuring that these requests are completed within statutory deadlines;
  • To act as the first point of contact for all external enquiries and staff seeking advice/support in relation to information disclosure issues;
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of legislation;
  • Keep accurate records to keep clear audit trail, making sure that all data is clear and up to date, and all other duties consistent to this position.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the FOI legislation and have experience in dealing with Freedom of Information. Someone who has the ability to handle difficult complex requests, someone who can work under pressure, is self-organised and has political sensitivity will suit this role. Suitable candidates must be available immediately.

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