Senior Information and Privacy Manager
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3 permanent, 2 temporary (1 year term)
February 7, 2014
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) is a Legislative Office. The Commissioner reports directly to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and is independent of the government of the day. Through the OIPC, the Commissioner performs the legislative and regulatory responsibilities set out in Alberta?s three access and privacy Acts:
The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP)
The Health Information Act (HIA)
The Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA)
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We have opportunities in our Mediation & Investigation team and our Compliance and Special Investigation team for experienced information and privacy professionals in Edmonton and Calgary.
Reporting to the respective Director, you will assist the Commissioner in the performance of her legislative mandate. Through relationship building, strong leadership and effective mediation, investigation and communication skills you will influence and effect changes in the development and implementation of initiatives, programs, policies, goals and proposed legislative schemes in the public, health and private sectors. As an integral team member you will :
- Review decisions made by public bodies, custodians and organizations for legislative compliance;
- Mediate and attempt to resolve disputes between parties;
- Conduct investigations, issue findings and make recommendations;
- Review and comment on initiatives, information systems, policies, procedures and practices of public bodies, health custodians and private sector organizations;
- Consult and advise on complex and multi-jurisdictional access and privacy issues;
- Review privacy impact assessments and privacy breaches. Provide comments and make recommendations;
- Promote, educate and inform the public and stakeholders about the Acts and on access and privacy matters
One permanent position requires IT security and audit specialist knowledge as it will focus on design of auditing plans to test compliance with information and privacy legislation and industry best practices and conduct compliance audits. Successful candidate will also be expected to work on other case types.
A University degree in a related field plus at least six years related experience in legislative and policy interpretation, investigations, research and analysis, mediation and multi-party dispute resolution is required. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) are essential. A professional designation in information security and/or information systems auditing along with management-level knowledge of information security best practices and technology and experience in information security auditing and/or privacy compliance reviews would be an asset. In-depth knowledge of access and privacy laws and principles, particularly FOIP, HIA and PIPA preferred. Equivalencies will be considered.
$2,936.39 to $3,951.53 biweekly ($76,640 to $103,135 annually)
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a security screening.
This competition will be used to fill current and future vacancies within the OIPC. Candidates with lesser qualifications and experience may be considered at a lower classification level and salary.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID to: Human Resources, Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner, 4th Floor, 9925 - 109 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 2J8 Phone: (780) 415-8603 Fax: (780) 644-6997. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.
Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities:
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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