Information Governance Analyst

Records Manager - London, United Kingdom

Ref: 189Tuesday 12 October 2021

Information Governance Analyst  - Law        

Due to considerable growth in this world leading law firm, an experienced Information Governance Analyst is required to provide additional headcount in an existing team of 5 within the London operation of this firm. This is a role that is records management focused and will be expected to provide leadership, advice and coordination in both operations and high-risk projects pertaining to the movement, review and transfer of files and records both internally and externally. It would be particularly suitable for an experienced (and ideally qualified) records management, archiving or information professional.

The primary objectives and responsibilities in the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Consulting firm personnel on the appropriate locations where data should be stored; acting as a resource for attorneys and staff regarding various information governance questions, and providing instruction and training as needed
  • Coordinating and performing information governance processes with minimal supervision, including electronic and physical file management, file intake, release, destruction, data access procedures and records retention; ensuring compliance with firm policies, and ensuring completion of the relevant process
  • Identifying opportunities to enhance the Information Governance program and working with colleagues across the firm to design and implement new or improved systems and processes
  • Operating as a senior member of the team and providing advice, guidance and leadership to less experienced team members

Suitable candidates will need the following experience and skills:

  • Previous experience in a similar records management or information governance role, preferably in a similar environment, but this is not a pre-requisite
  • Experience around the transfer of files, import and export of data
  • The ability to advise stakeholders on the policy and procedures relating to information governance
  • A very good understanding of the processes and procedures that relate to paper filing, records retention and destruction of hard files
  • A good understanding of related technology such as Electronic Document Management Systems and physical file databases
  • Ideally, a Records Management, Archiving or Information related degree