Records Manager, government agy

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    almost 2 years ago

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    Darron Chapman

A prestigious government agency seeks a Records Manager to support the development and implementation of policy and co-ordinate/manage strategic projects aimed at addressing records and information management initiatives.  This is a key role that will suit someone who likes variety, is good at thinking from first principles, able to analyse business needs and adapt and develop working practices.The post has a broad range of records management activities and there is significant scope to be involved in projects.  The successful candidate will be called upon to advise on a wide range of records management related issues.

Main responsibilities include:

  • supporting Departmental Records Officer in ensuring the organisation’s compliance with the Public Records Act, including policy development and review, managing the life-cycle of records and communication
  • implementing the organisation’s Records Management Policy and Retention Schedule, including managing the life-cycle electronic records and legacy paper files
  • managing all aspects of the operational activities of the Records Management Team including the Electronic Documents and Records Management System and legacy files
  • maintaining and implementing records management (electronic and paper) Standard Operating Procedures
  • supporting management of the organisations secure paper archives
  • coordinating the review and approval of requests for the opening of the organisation’s records held by TNA, working with the FOI team to review files and provide recommendations for action
  • managing the organisation’s relationship with TNA’s FOI Centre
  • providing advice on records management and archiving to organisation’s research units and institutes, working with closing groups to retain records as required and support appropriate access
  • account manager for the off-site storage organisation
  • managing the EDRMS Helpdesk, provide advice and resolve complex issues, when needed
  • managing paper records according to agreed service levels
  • promoting good practice across the organisation through engaging with the user community
  • line management of records officer and other staff working on specific projects

To be considered for this role you will need the following skills and experience:

  • educated to a degree level or equivalent
  • significant experience of records management in the public sector (policy development and operations)
  • significant experience of managing electronic records within records management systems
  • experience of the management of paper records management systems
  • experience of coordinating the review and approval of requests for the opening of records archived at TNA, including reviewing files and providing recommendations for action
  • significant experience of planning and implementing projects
  • management of staff and resources

CB Resourcing operates as both an employment agency and an employment business. Applicants will need to be able to provide us with proof of their eligibility to work in the UK on request.