Data & Governance Manager Permanent

Data & Governance Manager

Chartered Institute


Basic Salary £47,521 with excellent benefits Life assurance plan, Pension scheme with 12% employer’s contribution, 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, Private healthcare care (BUPA) option, Health screening, Interest free season ticket loan, Cycle to work scheme, Employee performance recognition

Permanent, Full Time


My client a reputable and established chartered institute based in Edinburgh is currently searching for a Data & Governance Manager.


To develop, manage and implement an organisation-wide strategy, including policies and protocols, for the governance of information and data, within the institute, ensuring compliance with all relevant statutory requirements.


Key Responsibilities


Develop, implement and maintain a Data and Information Strategy

Manage Information Risk Assessment and Information Risk Register

Ensure that all data and information is appropriately catalogued

Provide a policy framework, giving guidance and support to staff in their use and storage of data, including corporate document management systems and Intranet

Provide a policy framework, giving guidance and support to Working Party members in their use of Working Party data

Working in conjunction with colleagues to Provide Policy and guidelines for the following: Data retention/destruction/disposal, Information Security, Competition law, PCI (Payment Card Industry) Compliance, Data protection / GDPR

Ensure that the institute complies with best practice and statutory requirements for data and information handling

Provide key input to structure and ongoing management of new Intranet solution

Act as the Data Protection Officer

Knowledge and Experience Required


Experience in similar governance roles

Extensive working knowledge of the Data Protection Act, 1998


Clear communication skills

Customer-focussed approach

Data Protection Practitioner Qualification (desirable)


To apply to this role please send your CV


Due to the volume of applications we are only able to contact successful applicants. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.


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Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 6 days ago
  • Expiration date: December 31, 2017
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Job Title: Data & Governance Manager
  • Salary: £47521 - 47,521
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