Data Governance Officer - Local Authority

  • Job Reference: 361840
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2024
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  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Role: Data Governance Officer REF 361840
Contract Length: 6 months
Location: Sheffield – Office based
Pay Rate to Intermediary - £20.68 ph - Umbrella
IR35: Inside IR35

Spinwell is recruiting for a Data Governance Officer for an excellent opportunity within the public sector.


Under the Data Protection Act 2018, the role will support the Chief Constable and ‘Information Asset Owners’ to demonstration compliance with the Accountability Principle. Reporting to the Data Protection Officer the role includes compliance with the Data Sharing Code of Practice issued by the Information Commissioner, reviewing Data Processing Contracts and sharing agreements, supporting Data Owners with Data Protection Impact Assessments, embedding Data Protection by design and default, compliance with APP Information Management issued by the College of Policing and providing Data Protection training.


  • Diploma Level Data Protection Qualification or equivalent expert experience in Data Protection Law (DPA 2018, GDPR, LED)
  • Sound understanding of Human Rights Act 1998, Freedom of Information Act 200, Information Security and Governance
  • Excellent Communication and Negotiation Skills
  • Ability to effectively write legal documents, using appropriate language and grammar
  • Expert knowledge and experience of managing risk
  • Experience of delivering training
  • Able to meet high standards
  • Work collaboratively and clarify any misconceptions about data protection and sharing
  • Ability to travel to any location within South Yorkshire Police and to national meetings as appropriate
If you are a Data Governance Officer, apply now or send your CV to Spinwell!

We welcome all applications regardless of background, in line with our commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion.
Applying to this or any other vacancy advertised by Spinwell Ltd constitutes an agreement for Spinwell Ltd to hold your details for 24 months for the purpose of assessing suitability for the advertised position and to make you aware of any other positions deemed suitable of which they will make you aware by means of either email, text or phone. In line with GDPR regulations you are able to request your details be removed from the company data at any time by emailing us