Knowledge and Information Management Officer - Government Department - London

  • Reference OS-POJ-180628-01
  • Remuneration £38-£47k per annum
  • Role/TypePermanent/Full Time
  • LocationLondon
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Our client is seeking a Knowledge and Information Management Officer to be responsible for knowledge and information management and acting as the Departmental Records Officer.

The role holder will advise and support the Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO) and be responsible for ensuring that information is being captured, stored, distributed, used, retained and eventually disposed of, in accordance with the law, organisational policy and guidance as well as local instructions.  


Main Activities:

  • Be responsible for defining the organisational requirements and refining the processes to use information effectively.
  • Provide professional KIM support and policy guidance to the organisation. 
  • Establish and maintain information assurance and risk management processes.
  • Own the day to day information risk management for the organisation as it relates to records and KM. Analyse and articulate risks to information security; Ensure new risks to information are understood and managed; Prepare and develop the overall information risk policy and assessment process for the organisation and keep it current and relevant
  • Be the Departmental Records Officer and Data Protection Officer for UK Export Finance, liaise with The National Archives and ensure the maintenance and enactment of UK Export Finances Operational Selection Policy (OSP)
  • Manage the contract with the Departments archive service provider
  • Drive improvement in information management, information assurance and information security through the Security Committee
  • Prepare the organisation for information capability enhancements giving staff regular briefings and in-house training as required
  • Ensure that adequate processes are in place in the organisation to create, keep and manage records, and provide assurance that ways of working conform to legal requirements
  • Provide policy and professional guidance on relevant information legislation.
  • Maintain familiarity with government IM policy and protocols


The above list is not exhaustive and you may be required to carry out other duties from time to time in line with the needs of the business.



  • Working knowledge of Data Protection Act, GDPR and FOI requirements  
  • Excellent Stakeholder Management skills  

Strong written and verbal communications, particularly report writing.

  • Prior experience of operating as a Records Officer, Data Protection Officer or similar. Preparing and drafting information risk policy and guidelines


  • Professional qualification in information assurance  
  • Understanding of government or wider Public Sector Knowledge and Information Management requirements
  • Prior experience of working in central government or the wider public sector.


If you are interested and have the relevant experience, please email your CV via

Contract duration: Permanent


Closing date for applications is Saturday 30th June at 23:59


If successful, you will be required to undergo security clearance and the appointment will be conditional until you are cleared.


Acumin Consulting is a member of the Red Snapper Group. The Red Snapper Group acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a confidential service to candidates. Red Snapper Recruitment Ltd incorporating Acumin Consulting is an equal opportunities employer.

Knowledge and Information Management Officer - Government Department - London

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