Information Systems and Governance Officer

University of Oxford - Department of Psychiatry

Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 with a discretionary range to £42,418 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)

Applications are invited for an Information Systems and Governance Officer to provide data management and information governance expertise for the University Department of Psychiatry (based at the Warneford Hospital, Oxford). The post is full-time, however consideration would be also given to candidates looking to work part-time (minimum 0.75 FTE) on a pro rata basis.

The post is for a fixed-term of 2 years in the first instance, with the possibility of extension.

You will work with divisional and central IT and the University’s Information Security Team to oversee and provide advice on data management, security and governance across the department. The post holder will take specific responsibility for supporting the Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) Data Managers in their use of information systems at all stages of the trial lifecycle. The role will include developing, implementing and maintaining information security policies for the CTU and the department more generally. The post holder will evaluate the ongoing resource requirements to enable the department to meet University and legislative requirements.

You will have a degree or equivalent experience, along with a solid technical background, including systems administration and networking, experience of clinical trials management systems, and knowledge of the principals and practical application of information security and data protection controls. You should have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, and an interest in contributing to a diverse clinical research environment.

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement and a CV as part of your application.

The closing date for this post is 12.00 midday on Friday 15 December 2017.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

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