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Information Governance Advisor

Job description

​Job Title: Information Governance Advisor – 3569

On behalf of our Client, the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, MPA Recruitment welcomes suitable applications for the role of Information Governance Advisor in the Belfast area.

Location: Adelaide Street, Belfast

Hours of work: 37 hours per week (Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm)

Salary range: £14.91

Key Responsibilities

• Assist in managing Housing Executive's records (electronic and paper) in compliance with Public Records legislation.

• Preserve corporate memory and heritage, liaising with Public Records Office NI.

• Provide advice on legal and regulatory issues related to Records Management, such as Freedom of Information and Data Protection Acts.

• Participate in implementing the RecordsNI EDRMS project.

• Review and update Disposal of Records Schedule.

• Manage and administer the RecordsNI EDRMS system, including security, file plan configuration, and running reports.

• Coordinate record reviews and destruction in line with disposal schedules.

• Liaise with IT Support for alignment with Records Management policies.

• Develop, maintain, and communicate Records Management policies and procedures.

• Research and prepare guidance on records management inquiries.

• Develop and deliver records management training and awareness.

• Work with Divisional Representatives for adherence to Records Management policy.

• Assist Data Protection Officer (DPO) in providing advice on Information Governance inquiries.

Your Profile:


Applicants must provide evidence that they meet the following essential criteria:

• Possess a degree level qualification.

• Have at least 1 year of experience in an information governance or IT role which includes records management or project management.

• Can demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of best practice concerning records management.

Can demonstrate significant experience in 2 of the following 3 areas:

• Assisting in the administration of an Electronic Document and Records Management system.

• Assisting in the provision of advice/guidance relating to Records Management, or development of Records Management policy.

• Working in a project environment and meeting challenging project timescales.


Possess a current driving licence or have access to a form of transport that enables them to meet the requirements of the post in full.


Membership of the Information & Records Management Society, (IRMS).

Additional Information:

• A Basic Access NI Check is Required at a cost of £16.

• Full time, Temporary.

How To Apply

To apply for this position please send your CV to

Or for further information and a confidential discussion on this post please call Chris at our Belfast office on 02895 211111

Please ensure your CV is accurate and updated with full personal contact details, education history, qualifications, and employment history.

MPA Recruitment are operating as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

MPA are committed to providing equality of opportunity in employment and welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of gender, marital or family status, religious belief, political opinion, disability, age, race, nationality, or sexual orientation.