Records and Information Governance Officer

Job Description

We are seeking an individual with demonstrable experience in records and information management to join the Royal College of Obstetrician’s and Gynaecologists (RCOG), providing business support and assisting with the delivery of our Information Governance Policy Framework.


Records and Information Governance Officer

£33,922 - £40,697

Full time, 35 hours per week

Fixed term contract, 6 months



About us

The RCOG is a professional membership association dedicated to improving women’s health care across the world. We do this by setting standards for clinical practice, providing doctors with training and lifelong learning, and working with partners to advocate for women’s health and health care across their life course. We are a global leader in this specialist area, supporting 16,000 members in the UK and internationally. We are a values-led organisation placing high standards, innovation, openness, inclusiveness and trust at the centre of all we do.


About the role

In this role, you will be responsible for the administration and handling of requests for information (RFIs) made under information rights and copyright legislation, information asset and records management support across the RCOG.

Part of the Research & Information Services team within the Membership Directorate, you will act as an advocate for records and information governance (IG) compliance, ensuring full and accurate records of College functions and activities are created, maintained and managed to support business needs and meet legal and regulatory requirements; and handle staff requests for advice and guidance.

A data-driven individual, you’ll provide statistical and qualitative reports to the Head of Information and Governance, as well as providing business support to the wider team, the IG Management Group and the cross-College IG leads network .


About you

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Professional qualification in information management, information rights, archive administration, records management or equivalent
  • Sound experience of adhering to current professional standards and best-practice in records and information management, including:
  • Legislative and regulatory requirements for record keeping and Data Protection
  • Records management standards and methodologies, e.g. ISO 15489 and DIRKS
  • Repository standards e.g. TNA Standard for Record Repositories
  • Demonstrable experience of managing and delivering projects to time.



As a key member of the team, you will be located in our brand new, bespoke offices in London Bridge. We offer a friendly working environment with an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Flexible working hours
  • First class pension scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Free staff lunch (on-site only).

Please note that due to Covid-19, all College staff are currently working from home.


How to apply

To apply, please visit our website via the Apply button, to download the full Job Description.


Closing date for applications: 10.00am on Wednesday 30 June 2021

Anticipated interview date: Friday 9 July 2021


If you have any additional questions about the role or how to apply, please contact the People Team on 020 7772 6453.

The RCOG believes that only by building a diverse and inclusive organisation will the College, our staff and our members be able to reach their full potential. We are committed to building a culture where respect and understanding are fostered, where each individual is appreciated and supported as the unique person they are, and where the diversity of people’s backgrounds and experiences is positively valued and harnessed. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. To find out more please see our Equal Opportunities Statement and Equality and Diversity Policy.


[We are only accepting applicants with a right to work in the UK; we are unable to sponsor people requiring a work visa]