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Records Manager (SO, temporary)

Location: Belfast, County Antrim

Industry: Public Sector

Salary: Up to £17.94 per hour

Contacts: David McClure,

Job Ref: BBBH51725

Expiry date: 2024-06-17

Honeycomb Jobs is delighted to be working with our public sector client, to recruit a temporary Records Manager at Staff Officer level based in Belfast.

The Client - Our quasi-public sector client is an independent body providing an impartial and free examination of complaints about a range of public services.

The Role - To carry out a range of activities and projects to help ensure the organisation meets its information governance objectives.

Duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • Oversee the destruction of electronic legacy records.
  • Review the organisation's shared internal network and make recommendations for improvements including deletion of records and network drives.
  • To review and update the organisation's Information Asset Register.
  • Work with the DPO to update the Register of Processing Activities.
  • To work with the DPO to make arrangements for the organisation's Retention and Disposal Schedule approval by PRONI and laying before the Northern Ireland Assembly
  • Liaise with business units on a central register of all physical files held on-site.
  • Review records management procedures and ensure staff are aware of their obligations in this area.
  • Liaise with business units to create practical procedures for the creation, retention, and destruction of records across the Office.
  • Provide advice and direction to the organisation's SMT and Information Governance Group, including the Senior Information Risk Owner and Information Asset Owners.
  • To assist with the response to information requests if required.
  • Any other duties consistent with the nature and type of this role.

The Person

As the successful candidate you will have the following background and experience:


  • Understanding the information governance obligations arising from the Data Protection Act 2018, the Environmental Information Regulations 2004, and the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
  • Responsibility for the practical implementation of information governance activities in a working environment.
  • Understanding of information technologies and data security.
  • Experience of promoting a good records management and data protection culture within an organisation.
  • Experience of working effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of people at different levels both inside and outside the organisation.


  • Practitioner level qualification in GDPR.
  • Practitioner level qualification in Freedom of Information.
  • Proven ability to work effectively within a pressurised environment, where priorities and deadlines are subject to change.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact David McClure, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Honeycomb on 02896 207050.

"Please note that successful candidate's will be required to complete Basic Access NI Security Clearance at a cost of £18.00. A person's criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence. Please go to: for more information."

If you have a disability which means you require assistance at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us directly to discuss.

Honeycomb is committed to providing equality of opportunity to all.

Even if this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit Honeycomb to view a wide selection of our current jobs

** Please note, we are receiving an exceptionally high number of applications and present and will be unable to shortlist candidates who are not meeting the specific requirements for this role. Due to the high volume of applications, we may be unable to provide individual feedback. We thank you in advance for your understanding. **

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