Stockport, Greater Manchester
Up to £40,000
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Information Governance Lead / Manager (Data Protection / IG Compliance)

Location: Stockport - with flexible working across home / office

Salary: Up to £40,000 

Full time, Permanent - Consideration will be given to requests for working patterns that are less than 37 hours / 5 days


Closing Date: 3rd October – Our client reserve the right to close the position earlier depending on applications received. Apply now to avoid disappointment! 

Our client will interview throughout the campaign - Final interview date will be 8th October


Our client is a great place to work. They pride themselves on building strong collaborative relationships locally, regionally and nationally. They are passionate about not only providing housing and building new homes in Stockport, but helping to transform the lives of their customers. They aim to provide comfortable and affordable homes and engage customers and communities.


They’re currently recruiting an Information Governance Lead to be responsible for protecting their integrity through compliance. You will be responsible for ensuring a strong and robust Information Governance (IG) Framework across all parts of SHG. You will lead Data Protection / Information Governance compliance, always promoting best practice and privacy in everything they do. 


Contributing to large scale transformation projects by being able to work collaboratively to deliver agreed outcomes and you will be competent in providing technical advice, guidance and support to ensure compliance with legislative requirements, identifying and delivering improvements where needed. You will ensure key documentation is completed and kept up to date to evidence compliance and ensure colleagues are trained effectively and understand how to meet compliance requirements in their own roles. 


You will be the main point of contact within the business and a credible subject matter expert (deputising for the DPO as required) being able to offer practical advice and guidance to others. 


With experience of leading an Information Governance function in a similar organisation, you’ll be able to successfully implement change  and new ways of working. You must be an excellent communicator and have experience of working with a range of stakeholders, at all levels, and able to negotiate and influence. It’s vital in this role that you can develop action plans / improvement plans to be implemented. 


Their modern fantastic office is bright and a truly positive environment but they also value work life balance. You will have the opportunity to shape how you work and your own working week, including from home / your hours. 


It is important to them that they have a diverse workforce, representative of the communities they work in. Equality, diversity and inclusion is important to them and they acknowledge that everyone is different. They’re always looking to improve diversity within their teams and across the group, so they would welcome any applications from any underrepresented groups.


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Posted on: 14 September 2021
Closed date: 03 October 2021
Job ref: STOLO658644
Tags: Housing Management, Governance