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Senior Privacy Officer

Job Seekers Australia Facilities Government

Job Summary

  • Parramatta
  • Contract
  • BBBH791077
  • Aug 24, 2021
  • $600 - $800 pd
Job Description

Manage the administration, response and reporting for access applications made to the Department under the GIPA Act for a leading Government Department for 6 months.

This leading Government Department is seeking a Senior GIPA & Privacy Officer for a 6 month contract, based in Parramatta. In this role you will be responsible for managing the administration, response and reporting for access applications made to the Department under the Government Information (Public Access) Act.

Key accountabilities:

  • Manage GIPA enquiries by mail, email and telephone as the central point of contact.
  • Negotiate with applicants as required on the scope of their request and determine applicable processing charges.
  • Conduct third-party consultation with external parties as required, to ascertain any objections to the release of information for which third parties have an interest.
  • Make determinations on the release of information in accordance with the provisions of the GIPA Act, including applying the public interest test to balance the considerations in favour of and against the release of information.
  • Manage Privacy engagements providing privacy advice and privacy impact assessments (PIAs).
  • Prepare high level advice, reports and submissions on complex and specific privacy engagements as required by legislation and in response to Management, Board and Ministerial representations
  • Maintain a register of GIPA applications received by Sydney Water as the central point of administration.

Essential requirements:

  • At least 5 years' experience in a regulatory and/or reporting role, preferably within the water sector or Government.
  • Detailed understanding of the Government Information (Public Access) Act (GIPA Act) and GIPA Regulation.
  • Understanding of Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act and other applicable legislation as they apply to a State Owned Corporation


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Vanessa Wilson
  • Consultant | Government
  • +61 (0)2 8986 3154