Senior Information Specialist - £37,000 pa

  • Job Reference: SAAI-MR-L
  • Date Posted: 3 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Excel Recruitment
  • Location: Central London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration, Government, I.T. & Communications, Marketing & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Marcus Ratcliff
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0207 404 1010

Job Description

This prestigious independent government body is seeking a Senior Information Specialist to assist both in leading the organisation's responses to Freedom of Information requests and in ensuring organisation-wide compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018.

Key responsibilities of the Senior Information Specialist:

  • Take the lead role in coordinating responses to requests made under the Freedom of Information Act, providing advice to internal stakeholders on any issues arising.
  • Act as the first point of contact for internal stakeholders regarding Data Protection queries to ensure that the organisation complies with its legal obligations under the Act.
  • Identify best practice and develop Freedom of Information training for staff members across the organisation.
  • Maintain a record of requests for access to information and outcomes

Skills and experience:

  • Experience of playing a lead role in administering Freedom of Information requests on behalf of an organisation.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Freedom of Information and Data Protection Acts.
  • Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Very strong problem solving and communication skills.

Salary and benefits:

  • c£37,000 per annum.
  • Permanent and full time


To be considered for this interesting role please send your latest CV to the details below.

If your application is successful you will be contacted by a consultant within 5 working days.