Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) is passionate about providing high quality services to our communities, residents and businesses and this means we need to employ and retain the most talented and dedicated people. Situated within the heart of the Cambridge-Peterborough Growth Area, Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and many attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are an innovative and forward-thinking Local Authority whose residents are at the heart of our decision making.
As the Information Governance Manager/Data Protection Officer, the post holder will lead an IG team (supported by a deputy) to continue to build on a program of work to ensure that that the 3C Partners (Cambridge City, Huntingdonshire and South Cambridgeshire District Councils) are accountable, transparent, uphold the rights of access and have robust data protection practices embedded.
The post holder will also act as the Data Protection Officer (DPO) as defined under the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
Monitoring compliance with the Regulation and other applicable laws and regulations and with the relevant policies of the three councils data controllers, this includes assignment of responsibilities, awareness and training, and relevant audits
Liaising with the Information Commissioner’s Office as required (Article 39) (1) (a) – (e)
Advising on the data protection impact assessment (DPIA) and monitor its performance
Informing and advising the three councils data controllers and employees of their obligations under the Regulation and other applicable laws and regulations.
Please note that the postholder will be required to hold an enhanced DBS and whilst based in Huntingdon will also be required to travel to our partner sites in Cambridge and Cambourne.
Please contact email@example.com for an informal discussion or further information about the post.
We anticipate that interviews will be held the week commencing 21 June 2021.
A full job description can be downloaded from our website https://www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk/jobs/current-vacancies/
To apply for this position please visit https://www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk/jobs/current-vacancies/ to download an application form to send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date is 5pm 15 June 2021.
Please note that some third party websites may have different dates so please always refer to the HDC website for the official closing date to ensure you do not miss out on applying.
We want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising) all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.
Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits including flexitime to encourage a work life balance.