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Senior Information Governance Analyst (eDiscovery)

Berkshire, Reading, England
£55573 - £63643 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Reading, Havant, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness and Perth

Salary: £55,573 - £63,643 and a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

The main purpose of this role is to support the group-wide adoption of the Information Governance Framework by taking the lead in co-ordinating and supporting the end-to-end process & response plan for eDiscovery and the Request for Information procedure.

This role will involve acting as an eDiscovery Subject Matter Expert, using the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) framework and working within a cross functional team. It will lead collaboration across SSE corporate services, business units & third-party services to source information required to respond to legal, regulatory & contractual requests for information, ensuring requirements and deadline dates set by regulators or legal process for responding are met.

This role operates in the 'hub of a 'hub and spoke model and will support the Group Data Governance Manager in the implementation of a group-wide strategy around information management, ensuring that Information Governance processes and rules are optimised across the business units and corporate functions ('the spokes).

Key Responsibility

- Support the development, implementation, and maintenance of the eDiscovery process framework.

- Enhance eDiscovery case management - providing comprehensive support in coordination and guidance, and in driving best practice throughout the organisation to ensure seamless integration throughout the end-to-end eDiscovery process.

- Act as the eDiscovery Subject Matter Expert for the SSE group. Promote awareness of the importance of eDiscovery by developing and delivering communications, training, education, and adoption initiatives to improve corporate knowledge about key concepts.

- Develop and maintain a suitable monitoring and reporting approach to communicate the value of the eDiscovery framework implementation to wider stakeholders and to measure progress against defined goals and targets.

- Support in the implementation of Information Governance Framework.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Experience in eDiscovery case management and coordinating eDiscovery response plans.

- Experience of using Microsoft Purview eDiscovery platforms for eDiscovery processing, review, and production.

- Knowledge understanding & experience of document discovery requirements & activities for litigation processes and regulatory investigations within energy sector or similar.

- In-depth understanding of Information Governance and EDRM framework.

- Good Stakeholder management and communication skills, a proactive self- starter.

About our Business

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Further actions

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 275846.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.


We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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