Freedom of Information and Governance Officer

University of the West of England, Bristol - Directorate

This post is not available on a job share basis.

The Governance Team is looking for an enthusiastic and professional individual to join them for this permanent post.

The post holder will responsible for the delivery of a professional service, specialist advice and policy development to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, including appropriate application of the Data Protection Act 1998 and forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation 2018, the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 and associated legislation.

You will also be responsible for providing professional support to University committees, contributing to the servicing and support of meetings, the training of Governors and Chairs and coordinating the management of Governance records.

You will have:

  • General education to degree level or can demonstrate equivalent experience
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity please see the attached full job description and person specification for the role.

For an informal discussion or if you have any queries, please contact Christine Gledhill on 0117 32 86660 or email to: .

Post closes Monday 21 January 2018 at 11:59 pm

Other benefits, in addition to salary

  •  a generous holiday allowance of 27 days
  •  up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition
  •  flexible working
  •  excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  •  option to participate in the cycle to work scheme
  •  family friendly policies
  •  onsite nursery at our Frenchay campus
  •  option to purchase childcare vouchers.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed - with £300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further.  Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university.  Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures.  We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

We are a well-established university, with over 27,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff.  Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity.  A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset.  A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures.  It's not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment.  We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.

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