Privacy/Legislation Specialis

Privacy/Legislation Specialis

Job Title: Privacy/Legislation Specialis
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-03-30
Reference: V-37338
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 31, 2020 20:23

Job Description

Seeking Privacy/Legislation Specialists

The Role:  
Under the broad direction of the Legal Manager:
  • Processing FOI applications (including reviews and appeals) in accordance with the departments legislative obligations and policy framework, including efficiently liaising with internal and external customers as required, coordinating the Departments response, providing advice to decision-makers on the Commonwealth FOI Act and the administrative law framework as required, preparing correspondence and documents, and seeking legal advice as required.
  • Contributing to FOI compliance and administrative activities, including reporting to relevant internal and external customers, and maintaining accurate and up-to-date records.
  • Contributing to the development of the Department’s FOI framework which includes policies, procedures and templates, and participating in internal FOI initiatives (eg delivering internal FOI training) as required.
  • Monitoring privacy enquiries and working with members of the legal team to investigate and respond as necessary.
  • Contribute to the further development of the Department’s privacy compliance maturity which may include action planning, proactive engagement with department stakeholders and developing appropriate tools and processes.

Location and Contract Term:

Canberra or Sydney based will be Remote working will be mandatory. 3 Month Contract with multiple options to extend.

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Police Check is required.

Bring your own (BYO) device (mandatory)

Successful personnel must have the ability to provide their own device due to the shortage of laptops and other mobile devices.  Devices will be configured to allow for remote access to necessary department infrastructure.

How to Apply:

Applications close 4 April 2020  

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information

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