Privacy Assistant - Sydney CBD & Parramatta

Posted 14 May 2024
Salary$43.82 per hour, Benefits: FedGov Opportunities
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment FederalGovernment, Defence, Emergency

Job description

  • Multiple Federal Government opportunity in Sydney CBD or Parramatta
  • Initial 6 month contract with possibility of extension
  • $43.82 per hour + super
Our Client is a Federal Government body that supports Australians and their families by valuing a positive contemporary attitude to disability.
The Role:
As a Privacy Assistant, you will be working within the Legal Services team to provide operational and administrative support that is informed and directed by a sound knowledge of privacy legislation and policies.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Remediating a range of privacy complaints and incidents in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring accurate recordkeeping.
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Undertaking projects on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Maintaining excellent working relationships with clients and other internal and external stakeholders.
  • Supporting the implementation of new systems, processes and practical tools within the Privacy team.
  • Building capability and expertise within the team, sharing knowledge and awareness across the Agency and working in accordance with the highest professional and ethical standards.
About you:
  • Knowledge of the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) would be highly regarded.
  • Competency, or ability to develop competency, in working with requirements of the Privacy Act.
  • Experience coordinating and responding to incidents and complaints in accordance with Privacy obligations.
  • Ability to respond to and prioritise competing and often urgent requests in a calm and efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.
  • Competent with IT Systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with stakeholders.
  • Having a strong interest or previous experience with the Disability Sector would be an advantage.
To Apply:
In order to be considered applicants are required to hold an Australian Citizenship and if successful will be required undergo a Federal Government Security Process.
If this sounds like the role for you, please submit an updated copy of your resume in MS Word format by hitting APPLY NOW or call Amy on (02) 9200 3671 for more information.

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