Kirklees Council

Senior Legal Officer (C) Information Law

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£41,846 - £46,406
17 Jan 2019
10 Feb 2019
Full time
Contract type

GC 684

Legal, Governance and Commissioning

Senior Legal Officer (C) Information Law

High Street Buildings, Huddersfield

Grade 14-15

£41,846 - £46,406

This job is Temporary for 18 months due to specific funding.

This is a new post in Legal Services working across the Council and in particular supporting the Council’s Information Governance team and Data Protection Officer. Your background may be in Local Government, public sector or private practice.

The post will deal with complex work relating to information law and practice with particular emphasis on EU GDPR 2016, Data Protection Act 2018, as well as Freedom of Information Act 2000, Environmental Information Regulations 2004; Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000. Flexibility is required and an ability and aptitude to undertake other work such as procurement, commercial law and other areas of local government practice would be an advantage.

A positive approach focussed on outcomes is essential.

We offer flexible working, excellent benefits and a supportive team environment.

For an informal discussion about the job call Karl Larrad, Head of Corporate – Legal on 01484 221000

To apply visit

To be short-listed for this job please demonstrate how you meet the Skills, Knowledge and Experience as detailed on the attached Job Profile - this information needs to be inserted under the 'Relevant skills, experience and behaviours' section on the Application Form.  CV’s will not be accepted. 

Closing Date:  10/02/2019

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