Compliance Officer

£40,360 - £45,425 per annum DOE & qualifications
17 Nov 2016
15 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

New opportunity not to be missed. NFER is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Compliance Officer to join the team based in Slough. Joining us on a full time permanent basis, you will receive a competitive salary of £40,360 - £45,425 depending upon qualifications and experience.

This is a permanent, full time opportunity, but a part-time working arrangement will be considered.

NFER is an independent research organisation undertaking projects in all sectors of education and committed to the continued improvement of education and training for all learners.

We are seeking to appoint a Compliance Officer to help us to manage our compliance with key Information Security and Data Protection requirements. We are looking for someone who likes to develop and implement new procedures, who enjoys working with people at all levels and, importantly, has a genuine interest in learning more about compliance matters.

The Compliance Officer will:

- Coordinate activities in relation to gaining and maintaining ISO27001 working with expert consultants, our Head of Data Security and our IT team

- Help to develop and monitor compliance with our own procedures

- Maintain risk assessments and help to manage actions to reduce risk

- Help to plan how we will comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation

- Coordinate internal and external audits

- Deliver training and help others with compliance issues

The successful Compliance Officer will have a degree, excellent organisational skills, the ability to assimilate and translate requirements into real processes and a genuine interest in developing their own specialist knowledge of Information Security and Data Protection. They must have good people and influencing skills, with the ability to understand concerns, listen effectively and broker agreement across teams. Good presentation skills are also a key requirement.

NFER is a registered charity and an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. Benefits of working at the Foundation include 30 days paid leave per year over and above Bank Holidays and discretionary days, generous pension arrangements and good support for staff development.

Our offices are located in lovely grounds a mile from the town centre; communications by road and rail are excellent.

Applicants for this post should note that it is exempt from the “Rehabilitation of Offenders Act”; further details of NFER’s Disclosure & Barring Service (“DBS”) checking procedure are in the attached “Further Particulars” for this post.

Closing date:  Thursday 15th December 2016

Interviews: late December 2016 / early January 2017

If you have an enthusiastic can do mentality and a willingness to challenge yourself in order to push your learning and progress your career as a Compliance Officer please click ‘Apply’ below.

No Agencies please, if you are an agency please respect our policy of no cold calling.