Vacancy Details

Sue Hill

Interim Information Governance Manager

Sue Hill Recruitment
Date Posted 13/09/17
Reference: CJ/24968

About the company

A local authority located in London is looking to hire an Information Governance Manager to lead their Corporate Information team towards its ongoing 5 year Information Governance (IG) plan and help guide the organisation towards meeting its GDPR obligations.

What you'll be doing

Reporting to the Information Governance board, you will be responsible for leading the Corporate Information team and ensuring the department remains on track towards its 5 year plan and meeting the looming GDPR deadline.

The department deals with all IG matter for the organisation including FOI requests.
This job includes reviewing policies, standards, procedures and compliance measures that relate to data handling, document retention and all other aspects of information security.

The most immediate priority is preparing for GDPR, there is also a very interesting longer term strategci project to lead on which will involve appraising potential collaborative working opportunities with other authorities.

Why you’ll be hired

As an Information Governance Manager, you'll have a solid understanding of DPA, FOI and GDPR and a understanding how they apply to a complex organisation.

You will be comfortable taking over an existing plan and executing it. Management experience is essential, as is demonstrable experience of working with senior stakeholders.

Why you should apply

This is an long term contract position that combines the management of an overarching IG plan and getting a large organisation GDPR ready. Seperate to that is a strategic review project to lead.

If you are interested in this Information Governance Manager job role and have the relevant skills and experience required within Data Protection please contact Chris Jones for a confidential conversation on 020 7378 5452 or email

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