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Head of Compliance for Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

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Closing date for applications: 25/06/2018 at 16:00 pm
Current job status: Accepting applications

  • Salary: Scale PO6, Spine Points SCP 46-49, £41,846-£44,697
  • Job Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Location: Downpatrick
  • Job ref: HR-SA18-128
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Job Summary

Main Purpose of Post/Job Summary

The Head of Compliance will be responsible for the developing and implementing the Council’s strategy, within their areas of responsibility.  In this capacity, the post-holder will provide clear direction and support to their section(s).  They will be responsible for the effective management of services that come under their control in the pursuit of service excellence and value for money.

The postholder will support transformational change within the Directorate / Section ensuring and implementing integration of new and current functions and responsibilities.

They will be responsible for the delivery of a high quality service across the Department by using performance management to drive continuous improvement and by effectively using the Council’s resources.

The postholder will be the Council’s expert in Information Governance and Information Risk Management.  They will have responsibility for the formal implementation and management of an Information Governance Agenda, and will be responsible for ensuring the Council’s Information Governance policies and processes (including but not limited to data protection, freedom of information, environmental information, re-use of public sector information, information sharing and disclosure of personal information).

The postholder will be responsible for ensuring the Council meets legislative and ICO requirements and minimise the risk the Council is exposed to whilst supporting operational requirements.  This includes that all staff within the Council are aware of their own responsibilities and are adequately trained and briefed.

The postholder will be responsible for the creation, monitoring and updating of the overall Records Management Strategy and Policies and Procedures specifically in the area of Corporate and Business Records and will provide expert strategic, tactical and operational advice and guidance on records management issues to the Council.

Location

Council Offices, Downpatrick

Duration

Permanent

Hours of work

37 hours per week

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