Freedom of Information Officer

  • Category
    Legal - Public Sector Legal
  • Location
    Barnet, Greater London
  • Salary
    21 £ - 22 £ / Week
  • External Reference

A successful Local Authority based in East London is seeking a highly skilled Freedom Of Information Officer to join their team immediately.

The ideal candidate would have at least 1 year's experience in Information Governance field a public sector organisation.

Your duties will include:

*Applying effective information handling procedures, including those procedures required to manage formal information access requests, for example requests made under Data Protection, Freedom of Information and other relevant legislation and regulation.

*Working with colleagues and clients / users to investigate and model business functions, processes, information flows and data structures, using various methodical and consistent techniques.

*Working under supervision to control and manage the accessibility, retrievability, and security of specific subsets of data and information.

*In accordance with agreed procedures, monitor application systems or modules for which responsible by regular scrutiny of reports from the applications software, systems software or service delivery staff. Note problems and identify performance trends.

*Taking corrective action to improve performance and to avoid problems arising, with assistance from more senior colleagues where necessary.

*Receiving and logging requests for application support from service desk, other service delivery staff and / or users.

*Within own area of competence, investigating issues and other requests for application support and determine appropriate actions to take.

*Assisting with the transformation of information from one format / medium to another, where appropriate.

*Document all work to comply to the standards, including reporting details of all hardware / software items that have been installed and removed so that configuration management records can be updated.

*Carrying out routine collection of information and records as directed and report and escalate unforeseen or exceptional events.

You must also have excellent communication skills, be capable of working under pressure, demonstrate good self-organisation, political sensitivity and attention to detail, be able to work effectively in a team and have a commitment to flexibility.

It is desirable if you have experience of FOI casework will be required for these posts.

This exceptional role offers the opportunity to work within a friendly, dedicated and rewarding team with long term prospects
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