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Information Rights Analyst

Job Details

  • Agency: Cabinet
  • Reference: R02572020
  • Posted: 06-Nov-2020
  • Closing Date: 30-Nov-2020
  • Salary: CI$61,272 - CI$82,380
  • Job Description

The Cayman Islands Government invites applications for the following position in the Cabinet Office Portfolio

Information Rights Analyst

The Cabinet Office seeks a dynamic individual to join the small Information Rights team, providing leadership and support for implementation and ongoing administration of the Freedom of Information Law and Data Protection Law across the public sector. To develop internal capacity, the team delivers effective training interventions, advises on procedural compliance and good practice consideration, and plays a key role in the development of policies, procedures and systems.

This post holder will be a champion for Information Rights across the public sector and a trusted advisor to colleagues at all levels. He/she is expected to take a leadership role and to work without continuous direct supervision – constantly on the lookout for issues and opportunities and taking the initiative to address or escalate matters as and when appropriate.

Knowledge, Experience & Skills:

Candidates must have, as a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of work experience, with at least 2 years relevant experience developing or implementing policy, analysing information and providing advice, and/or conducting training, preferably in a large, diverse organisation. Knowledge/understanding of change management and principles associated with becoming a trusted advisor are preferred.

While knowledge and experience in Information Rights, including formal qualifications, would be advantageous, this is not required. If the candidate is not already a subject matter expert, he/she must be willing to develop this level of expertise under the guidance of the Coordinator and be capable of carrying out the responsibilities of this post following a reasonable training period.

Required skills and attributes:

  • Leadership skills necessary for working with staff at all levels across the entire public sector as a strong team player, trusted advisor and excellent motivator.
  • Confidence, a positive attitude, and a high level of diplomacy and tact.
  • Computer literacy, with technical knowledge of software applications advantageous.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; the ability to communicate complex ideas effectively in person and in writing to persons with varying levels of knowledge.
  • Organisational skills to manage events and remain on top of various projects and tasks.
  • Analytical and conceptual skills to reason through problems, interpret complex procedures, set priorities, and work effectively without continuous supervision.
  • Ability to forge useful partnerships with people from diverse backgrounds.

Please submit an application form and resume to cabinetoffice@gov.ky for the attention of: Deputy Chief Officer (Administration), Government Administration Building, 133 Elgin Avenue, George Town.

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: NOVEMBER 30, 2020

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.