Information Governance & Security Officer

  • Job Reference: 00027285-1
  • Date Posted: 14 November 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Sector: Government & Defence, Healthcare & Medical, HSE, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Information Governance and Security Officer / Public Sector / 12 - 18 month contract / to £30,000
(Remote working due to Covid-19)

People Source Consulting are recruiting an Information Governance and Security Officer for a large Public Sector organisation in the East Midlands.

They are looking to recruit an experienced Information Governance and Security Officer to play a fundamental role as part of a large organisational change programme. The successful applicant will join an established, but expanding team whose sole focus is to ensure that the technology, personnel and resources are in place to support 21st Century frontline emergency services.


*Responsible for carrying out risk assessments (including data privacy impact assessments) and giving assurance that risks with new projects are understood and managed.
*Working to support Information Security, Data Protection, Records Management and Freedom of Information activity, particularly although not exclusively to support transformation change projects.
*Provide information security advice and guidance to IT & Digital and Transformation Change Project teams.
*Perform information risk assessment activities in line with UK government's risk assessment methodology including data privacy impact assessments.
*Undertake research on information security incidents and data breaches to help inform change activity.
*Assist in performing audits and reviews for compliance with information assurance policies, procedures and Her Majesty's Government (HMG) information assurance standards.
*Document the findings of compliance audits and prepare associated audit reports.

Knowledge / Experience required:

*Knowledge of information risk assessment methodologies, including UK government's Information Assurance Standards
*Knowledge of the UK government's Policy Framework and associated NCSC guidance
*Knowledge of the Data Protection Act, GDPR, Freedom of Information legislation and Computer Misuse Act
*Knowledge of ISO 27001 - Information Security Management Systems
If you would like to find out more, please get in touch.

NB due to Covid-19 this role will be home-based, an assessment will be made in Jan 2021 regarding a return flexible working in head-office

People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

People Source specialise in technology recruitment across niche markets including Information Technology, Digital TV, Digital Marketing, Project and Programme Management, SAP, Digital and Consumer Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Management Consultancy, Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Public Sector, Healthcare, Finance and Oil & Gas