Information Governance Advisor - 33k

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be assisting our client, a large Public Sector Organisation with the recruitment of an Information Governance Advisor to join their team based in Belfast.

This is a Full-Time Monday - Friday position. 37 hours per week. Monday - Friday 9 - 5.


£28,762 - £33,945 per year + fantastic benefits


  • To assist in the effective management of the organisation's corporate records (electronic and paper) from their creation through to their eventual disposal in line with relevant Public Records legislation and best practice.
  • To assist in ensuring the preservation of the organisation's corporate memory and heritage, including liaison with the Public Records Office NI on transfer of appropriate records.
  • To assist in the provision of advice on legal and regulatory issues, in areas linked to Records Management, as may be required, such as the Freedom of Information and Data Protection Acts, UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and other relevant legislation in consultation with other Information Governance staff.
  • To participate in the Corporate Records Management Project team for the implementation of the RecordsNI (RNI) EDRMS across the organisation.
  • To assist with the development, maintenance and communication of the organisation's Records Management policies and procedures.
  • To undertake research and prepare draft advice and guidance, for the Records Manager, on records management enquiries including the disposal of redundant manual records.
  • To assist with the development and delivery of records management training and awareness, as required, including e-learning training content for induction of new staff and ongoing staff refresher training.
  • To assist the DPO and Records Manager, in providing advice and guidance on Information Governance enquiries, as required.

Essential Criteria:

  • Possess a Degree level qualification.
  • A minimum of 1 years' experience in an information governance function which includes records management or project management.
  • Can demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of best practice concerning records management.
  • Possess a current driving licence or have access to a form of transport that enables them to meet the requirements of the post in full.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Membership of the Information & Records Management Society (IRMS)

For further information on this opportunity, or any other position in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Conor Birch in the strictest confidence.