Data Processing Manager - Temporary (Up To 12 Month Contract)
c£32,000 per annum
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is the charity that saves lives at sea. Our volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland from 238 lifeboat stations and a lifeguard service at over 240 beaches which can respond anywhere across the UK and Ireland.
Our lifeboat crews and lifeguards need dedicated, professional and talented teams to ensure we have efficient processes that enable them to deliver the rescue service. In Service Information Section, we are responsible for ensuring that the organisation accurately records the RNLI’s lifesaving activities. We facilitate vital processes such as confirming the casualty outcome of services, recognising the gallant efforts of our crew and checking the accuracy of vital information about rescues. We take pride in making sure the institution has the timely and accurate information it needs to save lives.
If you want to help us deliver a great information and data service to RNLI volunteers and staff, then this could be the role for you. We’re looking for someone to take this crucial role for our team and manage the main processing function in SIS for up to 12 months maternity cover.
You will possess a desire to efficiently manage tasking and workloads in the team you manage, alongside an ambition to continually improve processes. You’ll be able to coach and manage staff to fulfil administrative tasks, as well as engaging them in active process improvement. You will have prior experience of line management and resource planning and preferably be able to demonstrate how you have successfully operated processes in the past in order to help a team deliver a great service for their customer.
In return you’ll get to join a team in the RNLI that provides a vital service for the Institution and is seeking to stretch our performance to new levels through 2019 and beyond.
To be considered, you will need:
- Experience of process design and ownership, including of writing standards of work for colleagues to follow
- Team management experience and experience as a manager of data processing teams, able to motivate and encourage staff who perform administrative tasks
- Data protection experience including assessing process compliance and making changes to ensure adherence to GDPR
- Process and workload planning experience, including planning the time and cost implications of processing
- At a minimum, educated to A-Level standard (or equivalent or possess equivalent experience and training
A Continuous Improvement (CI) certification, at level 1a/1b or higher, would be beneficial to your application. Training in GDPR and a knowledge of the central themes of the legislation would also be advantageous.
If you successfully pass the first round of shortlisting, you will be required to attend an interview/assessment at the RNLI Headquarters in Poole.
The RNLI is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales; DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland; Access NI, Republic of Ireland; Garda Vetting).
Our staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. We respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within our teams, and consider it essential to help us deliver a world-class lifesaving service. We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone. In addition to having the skills needed for the role, we also look for applicants who share our commitment to living our RNLI values (trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable), and helping us work towards our goals of halving drowning in the UK and Ireland by 2024. This involves a growing commitment to preventative action, using our expertise to work in partnership with communities locally, nationally and internationally to prevent drowning.
The closing date for this role is the 10th March 2019.
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