PS/596/BCH - B4 - Information Rights Supervisor - Info Rights & Assurance Unit - IMD

Police Staff
Information Management
Hertfordshire Constabulary
Info Rights & Assurance Unit, Information Rights Unit
£27,096 - £35,481
Full Time
**Please note that this vacancy has now closed and is available to redeployees only; it will not be checked on a regular basis by the recruitment team. It is therefore essential that if you apply for this role, you e-mail to notify us that you have submitted an application. We will then process it for shortlisting. If you do not notify us by e-mail that you have submitted an application, it will not be picked up. Please also ensure that you notify your allocated Change Advisor of any redeployee applications that you have submitted.
Redeployees who apply will be given priority over any other internal applicants for permanent roles up until the point that an offer has been accepted either verbally or in writing.
If a role is not filled by an internal candidate and is advertised externally, redeployees will continue to get priority over external applicants until a successful candidate has received a final offer of employment.**

The Information Management Department is a collaborated Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Unit. Information Rights are looking to recruit an additional Information Rights Supervisor to lead and develop a large team of Information Rights specialists who are responsible for handling all enquiries and requests regarding Freedom of Information (FOI) and Data Protection (DP) legislation.

A vacancy has arisen within the employment of Hertfordshire Constabulary. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the role within the bounds of the key responsibilities.

The candidate should be able to demonstrate a high level of interpersonal and supervisory skills, with the ability to influence others.

You will need to be experienced in the application of both Data Protection and Freedom of Information legislation and have an understanding of project management skills.

The post will be based at Bedford Borough Hall in Bedford with the expectation of travel across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire, as well as to regional meetings on the behalf of the Information Rights Manager.

The post is permanent and the hours are core office hours of 0900 – 1700 Monday to Friday.

If you are interested in applying for the advertised role please ensure you read the attached information, including role profile, context sheet (if applicable) and recruitment information for applicants.

Further information on the post can be obtained from Kev SHARP, Head of Information Rights and Assurance on

Internal applicants within Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary or Hertfordshire Constabulary (BCH), should upload their CV or a completed ‘Staff internal role summary’ form (if you do not have a current CV), which can be found in the vacancy documents below. We strongly recommend that where possible, a CV is provided to ensure that your full experience and employment history is demonstrated. Please note you will be required to provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.

External applicants should ensure that their current CV is uploaded and provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile. To ensure the recruitment process is fair and equal, please do not include personal details on your CV other than your name.

If you are successful at shortlisting, you will be required to provide evidence against the competency and values framework (CVF) and entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.

All applications must be made through our online recruitment portal by clicking the ‘Apply’ button below.

This vacancy is open to Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary employees. If you are on a Bedfordshire Police or Cambridgeshire Constabulary contract you will need to resign from your home force and join Hertfordshire Constabulary.

All internal applicants must have successfully completed their probationary period in order to apply for this role.

This force is a Disability Confident employer. Should you require any reasonable adjustments for your application process, please contact the HR Service Centre on 01438 75(7777) or the manager contact for this role directly. We also offer the guaranteed interview scheme; this means that all candidates with a disability covered by the Equality Act 2010, who meet the minimum entry requirements for the role, will be invited to attend an interview.

This vacancy is live to those at risk of redundancy throughout the recruitment process. Any redeployee that wishes to apply should apply through the redeployment portal and provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile. Redeployees will take priority over other applicants at any point during the recruitment process up until a start date is agreed. Redeployees should notify the HR Service Centre at and their HR advisor of their application. All applicants will be notified if this occurs.
27 July 2020
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