Information Governance Manager - Elite US Firm

Location London
Discipline: Risk & Compliance
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 33741
Published: 18 days ago
Expiry date: 06 Jul 2025 00:59

Our client, a prestigious US firm, is seeking an Information Governance (IG) Manager, (based in London) to join their global risk and compliance team. This role will be responsible for London and EMEA, taking the established US model and expanding it into London and Europe. Collaborating with the risk and IT departments, this role is pivotal in ensuring compliance with legal, regulatory, financial, and operational record keeping requirements.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement an Information Governance Programme with the Global Director.

  • Collaborate with leadership and stakeholders to identify needs and recommend improvements.

  • Maintain and update governance policies, standards, and guidelines.

  • Support data remediation projects and process automation with IT.

  • Ensure compliance with the document management system (DMS).

  • Manage data protection and privacy risks.


Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in information management, IT, library science, or a related field.

  • Desirable certifications: Information Governance Professional (IGP), CIPM, CIPP/E, CIPP/US.

  • Management experience in information governance, preferably in a law firm.

  • Expertise in information governance principles and electronic records management.


This role suits a strong communicator who excels in engaging with all levels of the firm and external vendors, managing diverse team needs, and adapting to shifting priorities. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent customer service, strategic thinking, and problem-solving skills. They should be detail-oriented, organised, capable of handling multiple projects, and able to maintain confidentiality. Proven leadership, the ability to implement workflow efficiencies, and strong project management skills are essential.


This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to make a significant impact in a fast-paced, supportive, and dynamic environment. Our client is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace, promoting mutual respect, acceptance, and productivity among people from varying backgrounds.


The position offers a salary of up to £104k and a comprehensive benefits package to support changing needs across different life stages. Flexible working options are available.


If you are ready to bring your expertise to a world-class team, we invite you to apply.