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Information Governance Consultant

  • Location:

    East London

  • Sector:

    Knowledge & Information Management

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  • Salary:

    £25.91 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mark Leigh

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  • Duration:

    1 month

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Information Governance Consultant

1-month contract

£25.91 per hour


35 hours a week



About the company


Our client, a professional body for clinical specialists are looking to recruit an Information Governance Consultant. The consultant will report into the Head of Information Governance who has overall responsibility for the information governance function which includes the Archives, the records management function, information security (non-technical) and information compliance.

The Information Governance Consultant will support the Head of Information Governance with specific pieces of work relating to information compliance.



  • To review and update Information Governance Policies and Procedures.

  • To develop and deliver training both elearning/in person.

  • Lead on the completion of the annual Data Security and Protection (DSP) Toolkit submission.

  • Undertake Privacy Impact Assessments.

  • Review contracts for data protection compliance.

  • Undertake a privacy notice and Appropriate Policy review




  • BCS Data Protection Practitioner Certificate foundation level or equivalent qualification or experience.

  • Experience of managing PIAs

  • Experience of providing training

  • Experience of advising on information compliance issues in an organisation

  • Good working knowledge of UK Data Protection legislation, PECR and related guidance

  • Able to present information, verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner, with excellent attention to detail to staff at all levels.

  • Excellent IT skills, with thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

  • Proven ability to manage own workload to meet deadlines

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to deal with highly sensitive information in a discreet and confidential way.

  • Good communicator and able to deal with a wide range of stakeholders both internal and external

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work collaboratively and build rapport, confidence and trust quickly with a wide range of people.

  • Ability to exercise discretion in dealing with confidential or sensitive matters and be able to deliver difficult messages with diplomacy and tact.

  • Able to find pragmatic solutions, seek improvements, and adapt to changing situations.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, manage own workload and taking responsibility for achieving results.

  • Ability to work to deadlines and manage workload, balancing long term, shorter term and immediate priorities.

  • Ability to interpret complex or technical ideas and communicate in a simple way.



  • Experience of undertaking information governance contract reviews

  • Evidence of completing the NHS DSP Toolkit