Remote Home Based Freedom of Information Officer

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June 11, 2021

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at SOLOS Consultants Ltd
Location Brighton, United Kingdom
Date Posted June 11, 2021
Category Commercial
Job Type Contract/Temporary
Salary £20 - £26 per hour
Start Date ASAP


Our Public Sector client is looking to recruit a Freedom of Information Officer on a 6 month initial contract working remotely from home.

Your main duties will include:

  • Log Freedom of Information Requests on the database of requests.
  • Research and analyse all FOIA requests received against information held on the internet to determine if the information required is already in the public domain.
  • Engage with internal stakeholders to coordinate responses.
  • Ensure responses are processed within the statutory timeframe.
  • Assist other business areas in their search for information/ their responses to FOI allocation emails.
  • Stay on top of FOI case management timelines

The ideal candidate will have past experience working in a similar role or have past experience dealing with freedom of information requests as part of a role. If this role is of interest please apply today for immediate consideration. You will also have knowledge/exposure to DPA (Data Protection Act) SAR (Subject Access Request), as you may be required to assist if there is a backlog.

Hourly Rate: £20 - 26 per hour on umbrella basis depending on experience.

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