Description

The Information Governance Specialist will serve as the dedicated Information Governance (IG) Specialist assigned to major global financial institution client. Support other IG client services.

 

Responsibilities:

As dedicated IG Specialist for financial services client:

  • Maintain up-to-date records retention schedules for 75+ countries.
  • Report on legal and regulatory changes.
  • Research legal developments relating to records retention, record format requirements, location and cross-border transfer conditions, privacy implications, and information security obligations.
  • Product notifications and alerts when legal and regulatory changes occur.
  • Update program content, implement change management procedures, and serve as first line contact for client, including as project manager.
  • Prepare reports on legal advisory services.
  •  Produce 'horizon scanning' client alerts.

To support other IG services:

  • Create records retention policies and schedules.
  • Contribute to IG LawBase of legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Update and maintain client collaboration tools.
  • Engage in data analysis.
  • Develop internal knowledge management tools.

 

Skills and Experience:

  • Master of Information or equivalent degree essential.
  • Information governance experience including in the areas of banking and financial services, company information, and personal information.
  • Project management experience.
  • Banking or financial services industry experience desirable.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time.
  • Understanding of/ experience working in large complex organizations, ideally in a law firm or professional services firm
  • Experience with relevant IT packages such as Document Management Systems, Project Extranets (e.g. SharePoint), and other collaborative project management tools.,
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel.
  • Outstanding communication and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to work independently and willingness to work hands-on to achieve objectives in a relatively “flat” organizational structure.
  • Knowledge and experience with data manipulation tools (e.g., Excel) and experience with visualisation tools (e.g. Tableau).
  •  Ability to cover a wide subject-matter range and difficulty level from thinking strategically to troubleshooting detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work in a dynamic and complex environment to meet deadlines and daily requirements.
  • Strong competency in continuous improvement, change management, flexible approach and exceeding expectations.