Governance and Compliance Officer

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
£28,331 per annum
04 May 2021
End of advertisement period
09 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £28,331 per annum
Please note, this post is full time at 37 hours a week and fixed term for 12 months
Closing Date: Sunday 09 May 2021
Interview Date:  Thursday 27 May 2021
Reference:  AR4072A

The University of Lincoln prides itself on the quality of its teaching, which is reflected in our Gold award in the national Teaching Excellence Framework.

We are looking to appoint a Governance and Compliance Officer (fixed-term, for 12 months) to support continued efforts to foster a positive culture of good governance practice and information compliance across the University.

You will support staff across the institution, providing advice and guidance on a range of data protection and information compliance matters, as well as working alongside the University’s Data Protection Officer to identify opportunities for improvement in respect of the University’s compliance obligations, and mitigating risks associated with contravention of relevant data protection legislation. You will also have responsibility for providing a professional officering service to your own portfolio of senior University committees, guiding and supporting the University’s academic and executive decision and policy-making processes in this context.

You can demonstrate a genuine commitment to the highest possible professional standards, confidentiality, excellent relationships with colleagues, and possess the ability to deal with complex problems under pressure.

For an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Aaron Smith at