Information Governance Officer


University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 22nd Feb 2021
  • Salary: Grade 7: £32,817- £40,322 per annum
  • REF: 149808
  • Closes: 22nd March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Job Details

Information Governance Officer

Nuffield Department of Medicine, Big Data Institute, Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford OX3 7BN

Grade 7: £32,817- £40,322 per annum


We are seeking to appoint an Information Governance Officer, reporting jointly to the BDI Research Computing Manager and the NCIMI Technical Project Manager, will be responsible for a range of information governance and security related activities across the BDI, the Oxford-Novartis Collaboration for AI in Medicine, and the NCIMI with particular focus on the BMRC facilities, including audit, policy and compliance with a range of regulatory requirements. There is a particular focus on ISO 27000 series Information Security Management Systems and the NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT) – formerly the Information Governance Toolkit (IGT).

As the Information Governance Officer, you will support the BDI, the Oxford-Novartis Collaboration, and the NCIMI management teams in developing, embedding and maintaining corporate policies and procedures relating to information governance and security in a complex clinical environment. Your main responsibilities will include: co-ordinating completion, submission and maintenance of the annual NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit submission, keeping up to date with related legislation and best practice in order to inform policy review and change, and assisting senior academic staff to ensure compliance with information governance, data access, information sharing, records management, information security and associated requirements. You will also be responsible for managing and maintaining the Information Asset Register, liaising with Information Asset Owners and with senior academic staff, clinical trial managers, software developers and IT staff to coordinate and perform information governance related audits of assets held at the BDI and the NCIMI, advising on the development of this process as required, and helping to resolve any issues arising from the audit.

You will be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience and have substantial relevant experience in implementation or audit of either ISO 27000 ISMS or the NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT), formerly the Information Governance Toolkit (IGT). Other essential skills include a broad understanding of Information Governance and/or Security as well as Data Privacy Impact Assessments (DPIA) and/or Third-Party Security Assessments (3PAS).

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.

This position is fixed-term for 2 years and funded by Novartis and NCIMI.

Only applications received before 12 midday, on22 March 2021will be considered. Please quote 149808 on all correspondence.

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