Governance & Data Protection Officer

Letchworth Garden City
Circa £34,000 depending on skills
30 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019
Legal, Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Governance & Data Protection Officer


Circa £34,000 depending on skills


Our client is a key provider of affordable housing. Their purpose is to help people who are struggling to find a place to live. The organisation helps customers to stay in their homes comfortably, so they can live the life they choose.

They have bold ambitions to build more much-needed affordable homes and to improve the services they offer to provide an easy to access, simple to use service that customers can put their trust in.

They are currently seeking a Governance and Data Protection Officer to provide high quality support and assistance by ensuring the effective delivery of governance, company secretarial and data protection services. Within this role your main responsibilities will include providing professional governance support to Board and Committee activities, along with working as part of the governance team providing advice and support in relation to data protection and information management. You will also advise on the process of review and adoption of policies, assist with the preparation of governance reports to ensure governance regulations, policies and procedures are followed to ensure consistent good practice across the organisation.

The successful candidate will ideally be ICSA part qualified (not essential) and will have the ability to plan and prioritise effectively.  You will have a keen eye for detail and be confident in your approach, enabling you to communicate effectively at all levels. You will be a strong team player who can work with discretion and confidentiality and have an interest in different aspects of the business. GDPR experience would be desirable along with experience in the housing sector.