FOI Officer

September 16, 2021

Location: ACT
Company: Hays Legal

Exciting opportunity to join a Federal Government agency as a Freedom of Information Officer!

Your new company
This Federal Government agency located in the Canberra City is seeking a Freedom of Information (FOI) officer for a 6-month contract with possible extension. Section 26 (S26) transfers would be considered for this role.

Your new role
In this role you will provide legislation and expert advice on matters pertaining to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) and the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act). You will also engage, collaborate and build key relationships with a range of stakeholders as well as bring a continuous improvement approach to educating staff on the FOI Act and privacy matters, which will include the preparation of privacy impact assessments and strategy development to improve legislative and compliance methodologies.

What you’ll need to succeed
To succeed in this role you will have significant experience with FOI/Privacy and the ability to interpret and apply legislation at the relevant level.

What you’ll get in return
In return, you will have the opportunity to work in a central location, have access to a dynamic work environment and collaborative team. You will be supported and mentored by an experienced colleague in this role. Flexible work arrangements will also be considered.

What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call or email Tiffany Furlan 02 6257 6344, [email protected].

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