Information Governance and Compliance Manager

Southampton, United Kingdom
£34,314 to £41,931 per annum
18 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
29 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal, Corporate & Information Governance

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £34,314 to £41,931 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 29 October 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2350923BB-R

The Information Governance team is a recently formed function within the Governance, Legal and Strategy Implementation Directorate, with an exciting remit to strengthen and improve the University’s Information Governance framework and to support ongoing compliance with information legislation. As a new department we have the opportunity to form and influence new policies, procedures and guidance to support the University’s activities.

We now have an exciting opportunity as part of our Information Governance and Compliance activity to support the University's operational responses to statutory requests and reports under FOIA, GDPR and DPA 2018 legislative requirements.   

As a member of the team, you will demonstrate the ability to build strong, productive relationships with a diverse stakeholder group – including academic and research staff, heads of the University’s professional services functions and key external suppliers and partners.    

You should have previous experience of working in information compliance, governance and the legislation that underpins it, including ideally, the NHS and associated record management guidance such as the Caldicott Principles.  

Working at the University of Southampton gives you access to a wide range of benefits in addition to our competitive rates of pay. Our core benefits include pension scheme membership; a generous annual leave allowance and excellent family leave arrangements (including maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave). All our benefits can be viewed here. 

As a university, we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. We welcome applications from candidates who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates from the working class, first generation Higher Education, the Global South and other underrepresented groups. 

Committed to supporting our staff and students, we are open to a flexible working approach.  We give full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly and those who have taken a career break. 

The University of Southampton is one of the world’s leading universities. We are consistently placed in the top 100 universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings. There are currently in excess of 24,000 students on campus in the UK. Using conventional business metrics, the University is a large enterprise with an annual turnover of over £500m and a staff establishment in excess of 5,000 FTE.

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