Digital Records Manager

  • Job Reference: 00001144-1
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Competition and Markets Authority
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £41,673 to £45,337
  • Sector: Government
  • Job Type: Permanent, Part-time, Full-time

Job Description

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is currently undergoing a significant period of change, responding to an increasingly digitalised world and taking on new responsibilities following EU-exit. Our work is not only high profile but also increasingly growing in complexity. It is essential we meet these new challenges whilst continuing to ensure we meet our statutory obligations, and our records management keeps at pace with digital advancements. We are therefore seeking a proven information management specialist to lead on the development and implementation of digital records.

Due to the increasing number of digital contents and vast amount of work required to achieve legal compliance by the end of 2022, the Digital Records Manager will lead as one of our in-house specialists for digital records preparation and transfers. Beyond 2022, you will ensure the CMA remains in compliance, implementing digital continuity principles and identifying and escalating risks to the Departmental Records Officer when necessary. 

You will lead in digital preservation, exploring new ways of working across the CMA to ensure records management principles are embedded into daily workings. You will also be responsible for creating, developing and implementing new policies in relation to digital records management across the department to ensure compliance under the Public Records Act 1956.

The successful candidate will have significant experience and understanding of digital records preservation in a records, knowledge and information management environment, as well as proven experience in the transfer of records to The National Archives in either a paper or digital environment.

You’ll be required to establish a network of records management champions across the organisation to enable best practice, so experience in delivering bespoke training packages to both internal and external stakeholders as well as excellent communication and influencing skills are also required.

The CMA prides itself on being a great place to work and strives to ensure that staff have the opportunity to grow and expand their skills portfolio. As well as being a hugely rewarding and stimulating place to work, you will have an opportunity to work for the public good whilst stretching and developing yourself in doing so.


To find out more about this opportunity and about working for the CMA, please click on the APPLY button.

Closing date: 11:55 pm on Monday 27th September 2021.


During the Covid-19 pandemic period, our staff at the CMA have been required to work from home to continue delivering our objectives. From October 2021 onwards, the CMA, like many other organisations, will move to a hybrid working model with a mix of office and home working. We believe this supports us to deliver our best work while allowing the flexibility to maintain balanced and healthy lives. Our staff work at least 50% of their time from their office location.

The CMA is an accredited Disability Confident Employer and are Stonewall Diversity Champions. As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds and recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission’s recruitment principles.