Information Compliance Officer

Guildford, United Kingdom
£32,236 to £39,609 gross per annum + benefits
26 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Jul 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Secretariat & Legal

Location:      Guildford
Salary:      £32,236 to £39,609 gross per annum + benefits
Permanent post
Post Type:      Full Time
Closing Date:      Wednesday 10 July 2019
Interview Date:      To be confirmed

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Freedom of Information practitioner to join our team.

The Information Compliance Officer (freedom of information) will be a key member of the Information Compliance Unit at the University of Surrey. The successful candidate will manage the University’s day to day obligations under Freedom of Information and related legislation.

We are looking for someone with experience of dealing with FOI/DPA compliance issues within the public sector, ideally in Higher Education. You will need to possess exceptional communication skills, both written and oral, and will be able to communicate complex matters simply and concisely to staff at different levels across the University, as well as third parties such as the Information Commissioner’s Office. You will need to be educated to degree level or have equivalent broad vocational experience and have the ability to use your knowledge of relevant legislation and experience to answer queries and provide advice.

Flexible working arrangements are available.

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a beautiful and vibrant campus, we provide exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and equip our students for personal and professional success. Set in the bustling town of Guildford in the heart of the southeast of England, the University is easily accessible by road and rail with great connections to London. Just a 10-minute stroll from campus, Guildford town centre is alive with bars, restaurants and cafes.

To discuss this post informally, please contact Suzie Mereweather, Information Compliance Unit, on 01483 683821 or at

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

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