ScHARR Information Governance Manager - Role description
Information Governance Manager
Normal tenure in role
Process for selection/reselection
A nomination will be put forward by the Information Governance Lead to the Dean for approval following a School-wide internal advertisement for interested parties.
To be responsible for the day-to-day operational management of research information governance activities within the School.
To attend the meetings of the School’s Information Governance committee (IGC)
To liaise with the ScHARR Information Governance Lead (IGL) and the Section Information Governance Leads (SIGLs) in the day to day operational management and supervision of the School information governance apparatus
To liaise with researchers wishing to initiate data access requests (DARs) associated with the ScHARR Toolkit and monitor the process of data sharing agreement approval
To liaise with other IG groups and organisations
To be the first point of reference for SIGLs and researchers regarding IG queries
To manage the responses to messages received via the IG e-mail address
To review and update IG policies as appropriate
To work with the IGL to keep the School information governance policy up to date by monitoring for any changes in the research information governance regulatory framework
To work with the IGC Administrator in the preparation and circulation of the IGC minutes and agendas
To ensure the effective dissemination throughout the School of the IGC’s guidance on information handling
To monitor the information handling activities of research and research support staff to ensure their compliance with the law and the policies of the School by organising audits of compliance
To monitor the progress in reaching the goals set in the School’s Information Governance Improvement plan
To ensure that suitable information governance training is made available to all ScHARR staff for the support of their role
To prepare and submit the annual IG Toolkit application to NHS digital with the support of the IGC
To chair IGC meetings on occasions when the IGL is unable to attend
To support monitoring visits from appropriate regulatory or oversight bodies
Reporting to the IGL and the IGC.