• by Teqniq
  • Location Merton, Surrey, UK
  • Salary £160.64 / day
  • 88 days ago
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Job Description:

Our client is looking for an experienced Records Management Assistant to work on 35 hour per week contract role to start on the 27-11-17 until the 27-04-18 with a likely extension to the contract. 

Hours: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday to Friday,



  • Support the implementation of the council’s EDRMS project providing assistance to records management tasks.
  • Provide support for records management activities and contribute to the development and implementation of improved systems and processes.
  • Work closely with the EDRMS project manager, the project records manager and the project team to ensure effective completion of tasks in the EDRMS implementation.
  • Provide advice and guidance to users on records management issues in alignment with corporate policy and project guidance and procedure.




  • Establish file plans by working with users to develop the level 4-6 folder structure for individual teams and service areas.
  • Assist in development of Level 1-3 file plans and related retention schedules.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant classification schemes, supporting and training users is the use of such systems and make recommendations for improvement where necessary.
  • Assist with the cleansing of data prior to migration by co-ordinating users in the deletion and sorting of documentation within agreed deadlines
  • Support the migration of data to the new structure by working with users to move documents into the new folder structure in compliance with the classification scheme
  • Support the review the Records Management test plan and test scripts
  • Assist with the implementation of the test plan and test scripts by carrying out test procedures to ensure the system is fit for purpose (RM Process Scripts)
  • Support the effective user acceptance testing prior to the system going live to ensure user processes are fit for purpose.
  • Support the effective communication of the EDRMS project’s benefits and deadlines by being involved with briefings to Business Champions and wider users about the EDRMS, their role and key activities
  • Support Business Champions to carry out their role
  • Carry out a training needs analysis to determine the training requirements for Records Management
  • Assist with the development of training material (including train the trainer materials) and the creation of computer based and classroom based training materials and the training of key staff
  • Carry out data validation testing
  • Support the rollout of the system to all users providing records management checks and assistance
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of operational strategies, policies associated with document and records management.
  • Contribute to the development of relevant procedures to provide easy guidance on information storage, retrieval, retention and destruction which comply with organisational policy, practice and legislative requirements.



  • Records Management experience
  • Experience of working directly with users help them with new technology
  • Experience of working in a project team to bring about change to an organisation’s ways of working
  • Experience of designing and delivering training and facilitating group sessions and workshops



Essential Skills

  • Demonstrate knowledge of records management practices and their functions, familiarity with retention schedules, records management systems, standards and processes.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail to fully interpret business and customer needs
  • Strong leadership skills, acting as a role model for cultural change, and the ability to persuade and influence
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal with the ability to interact professionally with a diverse range of individuals internally and externally
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build strong working relationships and able to work effectively with a diverse range of users
  • Able to work with minimal supervision, a self starter able to plan and organise workload to successfully meet deadlines and take responsibility for quality outcomes
  • Able to solve problems generating or recognising creative ideas and using them to provide workable solutions
  • A flexible and adaptable approach being able to cope with changing and evolving priorities
  • Ability to challenge and influence users to implement best practice
  • Have an innovative approach to identify new opportunities
  • A strong working knowledge of MS Office including Visio



  • Job Type Temporary, Full Time
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Other
  • Years Experience 2+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Educational level 'A' level/Higher or equivalent