Bilingual Access to Information and Privacy Officer

  • Category
    Office, clerical & administrative - Operations
  • Job type
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Bilingual Access to Information and Privacy Officer for a 3- month contract with possibility of extension or becoming permanent with our Crown Corporation Client in Ottawa, ON. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible to get one. 
The Bilingual Access to Information and Privacy Officer will have the following responsibilities: 
- Processes ATI and Privacy requests in accordance with ATI and Privacy legislation and corporate policy. Adheres to processes and timelines, secures the privacy of requesters from disclosure to OPIs and others; 
- Analyzes documents and advises requesters on alternative methods to obtain access to information outside the ATIP Acts, such as through “informal access” to be used by the requester for a multitude of purposes; 
- Explains the requirements of the Privacy Act to requesters and advises them on how to exercise their rights to obtain and/or correct their personal information for their personal or financial benefit; 
- Assesses Privacy and ATI requests and determines the statutory right of access to corporate information under Privacy and ATI legislation. Analyzes documents and applies the provisions of Privacy and ATI legislation;  
- Provides advice, interpretation and guidance on Privacy and ATI to management, stakeholders, staff and requesters on the application of the Privacy and ATI Acts and related regulations within the Corporation, Explains Privacy and ATI legislation and its application and negotiates on the scope and extent of requests; 
- Consults on and resolves cases, including those involving third parties, and others. Safeguards information protected by -  - Privacy and ATI legislation or other statute/regulation from improper or inappropriate disclosure; 
- Negotiates recommendations on the disclosure/non-disclosure of information. Negotiates and develops strategies for the resolution of complaints under investigation by the Information Commissioner;  
- Analyzes Privacy and ATI issues and recommends changes to policies, procedures and guidelines. Participates in preparing and delivering Privacy and ATI-related information and training sessions; 
- Shares responsibility for advising program managers and employees on the requirements of 
- Privacy and ATI legislation and encouraging adherence;  
- Keeps up-to-date on changes in interpretation affecting Privacy and ATI application, policy and process to ensure that procedures for managing Privacy and ATI remain effective and efficient. 
The Bilingual Access to Information and Privacy Officer must meet the following mandatory requirements: 
- University degree in a discipline relevant to this position or commensurate to work experience in field of Privacy and ATI; 
- 1 to 3 years’ experience in the field of Privacy and Access to information, with at least 1 year’ experience in processing Privacy and ATI requests; 
- Must be bilingual in French and English;
- Exposure to analyzing and interpreting legal and/or policy documentation; 
- Understanding of requestor/client needs and the proper handling of conflict resolution would be ideal; 
- Ability to prioritize assignments under pressure in an organized fashion; 
- Experience working with request processing software (Privasoft Access Pro Case Management and redaction, ATIP flow etc) considered as an asset;  
- Proficient computer skills and competent with Microsoft Office programs; 
- Strong communication, analytical and customer service skills.
If you are interested in applying to the Bilingual Access to Information and Privacy Officer position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the “Apply with Adecco button” above. 

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