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Environmental Information Regulation Officer

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Recruiter: National Highways
Listed on: 9th November
Location: United Kingdom
Salary Notes: Excellent
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Your new role

Environmental Information Regulation Officer

The role of the Environmental Information Regulation Officer is to ensure Highways England meets its statutory obligations relating to Environmental Information Regulations [2004].

They will act as a focal point providing expert advice and guidance within the Company on issues pertaining to information disclosure and responding appropriately to requests for information. They will also support the compliance of other information rights legislation when required. They will develop and deliver strategies, policies and procedures to make the company an exemplar of data and information transparency and ethical business behaviour by leading Highways England to achieve compliance with information rights legislation and best practice

Please note successful candidates must be SC Cleared or be willing to go through full clearance checks at point of onboarding

What you'll be leading on 

  • Develop the provision of information rights management systems in accordance with accepted legislative or industry best practice requirements focusing on environmental regulations.
  • Promote the strategic direction of information rights that balances the protection of corporate information with the needs of Highways England, customers and stakeholders to have accessible data and information.
  • Support the development of information rights statute, and external requirements and standards to protect the interests of Highways England.
  • Support Highways England to maintain compliance with relevant Information Rights standards, legislation and monitor requirements, including those recommended or sponsored by UK Government.
  • Promoting equitable access for all members of society to public domain information of all kinds and in all formats.
  • Reports on failures in Information Rights Management compliance through the appropriate channels.
  • Support processes that deliver verification and validation against security rights management systems to provide assurance to Highways England on levels of risk exposure and opportunity

To be successful you will be/be able to demonstrate

  • Academic achievement to degree level or equivalent qualifications or experience
  • Specific experience and qualifications of environmental regulation
  • Capable of handling and interpreting information rights legislation
  • Experienced in policy writing
  • Have or capable of achieving a qualification in information rights law
  • Experience of handling casework
  • Ability to deliver training and presentations to a wide variety of individuals and groups with different levels of understanding.

 A bit about us

National Highways uses huge quantities of complex data over the lifetime of our infrastructure. We need to manage our information effectively and efficiently. Our vision is to develop integrated information and technology that empowers our colleagues and provides real time information to our customers, integration with intelligent vehicle and transport systems as they develop, to improve journey safety and reliability. 

Why you should join us

At National Highways we believe in a connected country. We are passionate about creating a culture where colleagues feel connected, included and enjoy greater wellbeing to achieve this. We're proud that as an organisation we are continually striving to do better and actively encourage and support our colleagues to do the same with their careers.

So if you put safety first, take ownership of your work, show passion for what you do, work effectively in a team, and demonstrate integrity in how you do it - then you'll be a great fit for our organisation.

Closing date: 9th of December 2021

Contact Name: Highways England
Reference: TJ/7287/TJHW1
Job ID: 3002770

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