Information Governance Compliance Officer

England, Greater Manchester, Oldham
£17 - £20 per hour
19 Mar 2024
16 Apr 2024
JN -032024-6370752
Samantha McGawley
Practice Area
Data Protection
Contract Type
Full Time

Seeking an Information Governance Compliance Officer, a detail-oriented professional who will ensure adherence to data protection and information governance principles within the organisation. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent analytical skills, a solid understanding of information governance, and a keen awareness of data protection laws.

Client Details

Our client is a not-for-profit organisation in the charity sector, with a workforce of over 3,000 employees. They are dedicated to improving lives by providing high-quality services and fostering a positive community impact in the North Manchester / Oldham area.


The Information Governance Compliance Officer will be part of a leading IG team. They will report into the Head of Information Governance and will:

  • Monitor compliance with information governance and data protection principles.
  • Identify and address potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk.
  • Develop and implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues.
  • Provide reports on a regular basis to keep senior management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.
  • Collaborate with other departments to direct compliance issues for investigation and resolution.
  • Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, and procedures by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures.
  • Maintain documentation of compliance activities.
  • Review and update the company's information governance and data protection policies.


A successful Information Governance Compliance Officer should have:

  • A degree in Law, IT, Data Protection, or a related field.
  • Demonstrable experience in information governance, data privacy and compliance roles.
  • Strong understanding of data protection laws and regulations.
  • Available to start immediately.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in using MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Job Offer

  • Based in North Manchester / Oldham
  • Excellent hourly rate.
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth within the not-for-profit and charity sector.
  • We invite all interested and immediately available or short notice period candidates to apply for this rewarding opportunity.