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Senior Information Officer

The role

The City of London Police Information Access Team is responsible for complying with the requirements of the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts in respect of the right of access to personal and all other information held by the force.

Key tasks

Your main task, as part of our Information Access Team, is to consider Subject Access Requests made under Article 15 of The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and The UK Data Protection Act 2018 along with Open Government Requests made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

The successful candidate will also deal with requests for civil and legal claims such as family court proceedings, requests from insurance companies and regulatory bodies for investigations.

The Information Access Team also offer valuable knowledge force wide in order to assist all City of London Police colleagues with data protection advice and security and risk matters in regards to personal data.

Key requirements

The successful applicant will possess excellent interpersonal and analytical skills, together with the ability to work unsupervised on multiple tasks to challenging deadlines. A comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation will also be required, together with an awareness of current public interest issues.

To join us, you’ll need basic knowledge of the UK Data Protection Act 2018 or in depth knowledge of the Data Protection Act 1998, along with sound understanding of the EU General Data Protection Regulation. You will also have knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act 200 and its associated exemptions.

The vetting level for this role is MV/SC.

Applicants who fail to address the skills/knowledge/experience of the job description will not be considered.    

If you would like to discuss the post in more detail, please contact Dave Tustin

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 2nd October 2018 at 17.00pm.

Please e-mail your completed application to:- 

Ensuring that Senior Access Information Access Officer Application is in the subject line of your email.

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The City of London Police is keen to promote flexible working and will, subject to operational policing requirements, proactively consider all applications to work flexibly.

The City of London Police is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

These vacancies are open only to those who have the right to work in the UK.

Please note that CVs are not accepted.

Closing Date:
02/10/2018 05:00 PM
Information and Intelligence
Bishopsgate Police Station
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£34,230 p.a. incl London Weighting

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