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22 Victoria Road
Northern Ireland
BT47 2AB

Tel: +44 (0) 28 7134 2100

Dundalk Street,
Co Louth,
Rep. of Ireland

Tel: +353 (0) 42 938 3888

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Loughs Agency is a unique and forward-thinking organisation. Within our current approved core staffing level of 53 is a wide range of knowledge, skills and experience. Our Headquarters is based at Victoria Road, Derry~Londonderry, and in addition, we have a regional office in Carlingford, Co Louth and an operational office in Omagh, Co Tyrone.


Job notifications will be displayed on this page as and when they become available. Below you will find listings for current job vacancies. To access more information about the position and application process click on the relevant line where indicated. We thank you for considering a career with us.

Current Vacancies

Legislation and Data Protection Officer

Salary Scale £29,317 – £31,446

Purpose of the Role

 The Legislative Officer and Data Controller will be responsible for:

  • fulfilling a wide range of legal functions and requirements
  • acting as a link between the Agency and its legal representatives in courts in both jurisdictions (Northern Ireland and Ireland) and within sponsor departments
  • the development of information management strategies, protocols and controls to ensure compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, the Loughs Agency standards, the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Human Rights Act.

Essential Criteria

  1. An honours degree in Law or another relevant subject.
  2. Experience in a law related post. A minimum of 2 years’.
  3. Experience in a data protection/privacy role. A minimum of 1 year within the last 4.
  4. A full and current driving licence held for more than 2 years (with no more than 3 penalty points).                     

Desirable Criteria

  1. Post Graduate qualification in Law or other relevant subject.
  2. 4 years relevant post qualification experience.
  3. Experience in drafting legal documentation for legislation including regulatory impact assessments, equality impact assessments and consultation documents.
  4. Understanding of and practical experience of applying the Data Protection Act, the Freedom of Information Act and other related legislation, standards and codes of practice.
  5. A good working knowledge of information security including ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management Standard

The relevant information and forms relating to this post are available by clicking the links below. For best results it is advised that you download and complete the application form using Adobe.





Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 1 pm on Friday 24th August 2018. The Agency reserves the right to interview only those candidates who from their application, appear to be the most suitable.

The Agency reserves the right to interview only those candidates who from their application appear to be the most suitable.

Loughs Agency is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from suitably qualified people irrespective of religious belief, gender, disability, race, political opinion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or whether or not they have dependants.

If you require any further assistance please contact Human Resources on 02871 342100 or at