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Record Controller - 9-months - £123.60 OUTSIDE - Edinburgh

Posted on Sep 16, 2020 by Parity Professionals

Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
£124 - £124 Daily

Record Controller - 9-months - £123.60 OUTSIDE - Edinburgh

Parity Group Plc are excited to be partnered with a renowned public sector client of ours based in Edinburgh, who requires an experienced Record Controller to join their team on an interim basis until 1st June 2021.

This post offers an excellent opportunity for a highly conscientious individual to gain further copy-editing and research experience in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary environment, where they will be making a significant contribution to a high priority public inquiry.


  • Develop extensive knowledge of the Inquiry's evidence database and its contents and will assist in providing support to the Inquiry team and to core participant's legal representatives so that they can use the database to its full potential. In particular, Counsel to the Inquiry will rely on the document management team to source documents promptly and assist in the preparation of the documentary evidence;
  • Process and analyse documentary evidence gathered by the Inquiry, which will include the handling and management of sensitive and confidential information;
  • Import unprocessed source data into the evidence database following very detailed process workflows - ensuring accuracy at all times and adhering to internal guidelines to mitigate risk;
  • Take part in the analysis and coding of documents added to the evidence database;
  • Complete and support the maintenance of the Inquiry's Asset Register;
  • Support the processing of the Inquiry's Confidentiality Agreements;
  • Work with colleagues to ensure that the core bundle of evidence is ready and shared with core participants in time for the Inquiry's oral hearings;
  • Ensure the Inquiry's Restriction orders and policies are followed, particularly the Chair's General Restriction Order (GRO) and Data Protection;
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation, such as Data Protection (DP) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR);
  • Ensure day-to-day delivery and completion of business processes and timelines;
  • Work to ensure the integrity of the Inquiry, safeguarding organisational, personal and reputational risk;
  • Have a critical role, during public hearings, in supporting Inquiry counsel and the legal representatives of core participants in having access to all the relevant documentary evidence;
  • Where required, work across other functions in the team, to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of the Inquiry's business.

Essential Criteria:

  • High levels of interpersonal skills, including negotiation and influencing;
  • Experience of working in small and medium-sized teams;
  • High degrees of resilience and dealing with the distressing subject matter;
  • Proven experience of handling sensitive information;
  • Proven experience in working autonomously and assuming responsibility for document quality standards;
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent skills in attention to detail;
  • Flexibility to work across the various functions in the wider Team.
  • Experience in information management, including the processing of documents;
  • An understanding of relevant data protection legislation.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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