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Governance and Assurance

Information Governance and Deputy Data Protection Officer (2 temporary posts)

Cardiff Bay

Job Ref
SC-012-21
Location
Cardiff Bay
Salary
£32,458 - £39,360 (Management Band 2 - HEO)

We are seeking to appoint two new members of the team to provide support on information governance and data protection matters for the Welsh Parliament.

Reporting to the Information Governance Manager (Data Protection Officer) you will work within the Governance and Assurance service. It is a small team providing independent assurance, governance advice and support across the Commission. The team work to ensure that the Commission’s strategic goals are delivered effectively and efficiently, that best practice is adopted and compliance with corporate governance and legal requirements is maintained.

This is a key role in supporting and, on occasions, deputising for the Information Governance Manager (Data Protection Officer) in overseeing compliance and developing and embedding Information Governance practice across business areas.

This is a busy and varied role, with every day being different. You will be working with a range of individuals, from Directors, to Members of the Senedd and their staff, providing advice, training, and support on a wide range of information governance matters. You will need to be pro-active and promote information governance and data protection with knowledge and enthusiasm. This role needs someone who is able to manage a busy workload, assessing and prioritising work in order to contribute to the success of activities and projects.

For more information, please view the job description.

Pattern of Working
This is a full-time post although flexible working arrangements will be considered, subject to meeting the needs of the Senedd and its Members.

Please note recruitment will normally be at the minimum of the band.
The successful candidate will be subject to security vetting.

Function
Governance and Assurance
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
37 hours


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Legal Services

Legal Adviser (two posts)

Cardiff Bay

Job Ref
SC-008-21
Location
Cardiff Bay
Salary
£53,788 - £64,492 (Executive Band 2 (Grade 7)

The Senedd Commission (the Commission) is the corporate body which is responsible for the provision of property, staff and services to support Senedd Members in their work.

With the addition of the successful candidates to the team, the Commission’s Legal Service will comprise eighteen legal advisers and one trainee. The Service provides legal advice to the Llywydd, the Chief Executive, Committees of the Senedd, individual Senedd Members and other Commission colleagues on a wide range of legal issues. Notably, among many tasks, the team advises Senedd Members on their scrutiny of the Welsh Government’s proposed legislation.

The post-holders will be expected to develop working relationships with other Commission departments as well as with a variety of other bodies, such as the Welsh Government and the devolved legislatures in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

For more information, please view the job description.

Pattern of Working
This is a full-time post although flexible working arrangements will be considered, subject to meeting the needs of the Senedd and its Members.

Please note recruitment will normally be at the minimum of the band.
The successful candidate will be subject to security vetting.

Function
Legal Services
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37 hours


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Strategic Transformation Service

Constitutional Change Officer - (Part Time)

Cardiff Bay

Job Ref
SC-010-21
Location
Cardiff Bay
Salary
£25,263 - £ 30,318 pro rata (Management Band 3 – EO)

The Senedd Commission is engaged in an ambitious programme of organisational reform. You will be joining the Implementation team, working positively in seamless partnership with the existing post holder as a job share.

Together, you will be responsible for identifying, coordinating and providing a range of support to assist the team in implementing and managing constitutional change, Senedd Business operational change and other Directorate priorities to continuously improve the parliamentary support we provide to Members of the Senedd. You will also be assisting the Head of Service and other teams within Strategic Transformation to co-ordinate cross-team and cross-organisational working.

The post holder will have excellent organisational skills, with the ability to remain calm under pressure, responding quickly in a fast paced environment and according to changing priorities. You will demonstrate the skills necessary to manage multiple tasks in a flexible and pro-active way.

You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain effective working relationships with your job share partner, the team, across the organisation and with external partners, as well as an ability to manage up.

The post holder will be supported to develop an understanding of Senedd principles and practices, and how they relate to the work of the team, as well as the Senedd. You will need to display impartiality at all times in the application of your duties, with the ability to recognise when to escalate issues/decisions to senior colleagues.

Working with colleagues, you will be expected to provide excellent organisational support and to demonstrate a strong, service oriented ethic. You will be committed to our core values of respect, pride, passion and working as one team at all times.

For more information, please view the job description.

Pattern of Working: This is a part-time job share position which consists of 2 days a week (14.8 hours). You will work closely with the other post-holder who will work the remaining 22.2 hours per week. The specific days of work to be discussed upon appointment.

Please note recruitment will normally be at the minimum of the band.
The successful candidate will be subject to security vetting.

Function
Strategic Transformation Service
Status
Part Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
14.8 hours


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