SE1, London
£28,000 - £30,000 per year
Permanent, Contract, Full-time
Job description


Senior Information Governance Officer (x2)
1 x Permanent
1 x Fixed Term (6 Months)

£28,000 - £30,000

Looking for an opportunity to drive information governance improvements, and make a real difference? Your contribution will help Macmillan achieve its goal of reaching and improving the lives of everyone affected by cancer.

What’s the role?
You will support the Head of Information Governance in developing and coordinating effective information governance across Macmillan Cancer Support to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation , the Data Protection Act 2018, the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations across Macmillan Cancer Support. 

You will provide a first point of contact for queries around how personal information should be handled, providing advice and guidance to stakeholders across the organisation. You’ll support the response to incidents, identify and assess information governance risks, and ensure that follow up actions are taken. 

You will conduct data protection impact assessments for new projects and support the development of key resources and activities such as policies and procedures, training and guidance documents. The role will require you to manage registers, logs and actions, process data subject access requests and undertake legitimate interest assessments. You will also provide advice and guidance on records management and information asset management.

What are we looking for?
This role would suit someone with experience or knowledge of information governance or data protection legislation looking for an opportunity to have a real impact, improve governance and associated processes and drive creative and effective solutions.

You must have experience in an a relevant or similar role, knowledge of best practice in the handling of personal data, and experience in providing advice and guidance in this area. You must have knowledge of the General Data Protection Regulation, the Data Protection Act 2018, the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation. You will have sound organisational, analytical and communication skills and are able to work with a wide range of stakeholders.

We commit to actively developing you in your career. You will also be eligible for several benefits which include private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, generous leave, and interest free loans for season tickets and gym membership.


Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.

We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths so we seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse nature of our society.

We will support you throughout the recruitment process with any reasonable adjustments required in accordance with the Equality Act. Please contact the Macmillan HR Team if you require support.

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Refreshed on: 09 December 2020
Closing date: 26 January 2021
Job ref: 8127
Tags: Governance

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