Records and Freedom of Information Manager

Greater London
35000.00 GBP Annual
10 Oct 2017
19 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Records and Freedom of Information Manager

A fantastic role working for a leading British arts institution

Our client houses a unique collection of portraits of the men and women who have helped shape British history and culture. Now numbering over 12,000 portraits the primary collection embraces every medium - oil paintings, drawings, miniatures, photographs, mixed/new media and sculpture. Besides this they have a photograph collection of 250,000 images and a reference collection of 80,000 prints. They have an increasingly high public profile and now attract over 2 million visitors to their galleries and regional partnerships.

Position: Records and Freedom of Information Manager
Location: London
Contract: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract 18 Months
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: GBP35,000 per annum

Closing date: 9am Thursday 19th October 2017
Interview date: w/c 30th October 2017

Reporting to the Senior Archive and Library Manager, the Records and Freedom of Information Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of effective records management policy and efficient procedures for the maintenance and disposition of all Gallery records in accordance with institutional, statutory and fiscal requirements. Based in the Heinz Archive & Library, the post holder will oversee the management of the Gallery's semi-current and current records in all formats and media, and advise staff in other departments on the management of their records and information.

The Records and Freedom of Information Manager will also be responsible for managing all Freedom of Information Act requests received by the Gallery. They will advise colleagues on complex issues relating to Freedom of Information, Data Protection legislation and PCI compliance. Of key importance in the immediate term will be working with colleagues across the Gallery in preparation for the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018.

The successful candidate will have a post-graduate qualification in records management, will be able to demonstrate experience and skills gained within a Records Manager role, ideally in a museum or heritage organisation or similar environment, and will be a confident communicator, with the ability to liaise with a range of staff at all levels within an organisation and to persuade colleagues.

You may have experience of the following: Records and Freedom of Information Manager, Records Manager, Document Manager, Freedom of Information, Records Management, Document Management, Records, Information Manager, Document Controller, Archive Manager, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.

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