Data Protection Officer

Data Protection Officer

Posted 3 years ago

Data Protection Officer required to be part of my clients senior management team. The key objectives of the role holder is to provide assurance, advice and guidance to the senior management and employees in relation to GDPR, ensure the rights and freedoms of the data subjects are adhered to and act as the main point of contact for the Information Commissioners Office. The key deliverable is to fulfil the regulatory tasks and duties of the DPO as specified in the GDPR and any other applicable law or regulation.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a employer of choice, their ambition is simple: To give their people flexibility to work in a way that supports their needs and which continues to deliver on their One Team Goals of; Efficient Business, Quality Outcomes for our Customers and Empowered Workplace Culture.

What is on offer for the successful Data Protection Officer:
Salary £60,000 to £90,000 (negotiable depending on experience) + market leading benefits
Location: Telford or Hitchin

The Data Protection Officers Key Responsibilities will include:
• Inform and advise on the GDPR, EU and UK data protection law
• Monitor compliance with the GDPR, EU, UK data protection laws & guidance and internal policies & standards
• Monitor assignment of responsibilities, awareness-raising and staff training
• Monitor and support data protection related audits
• Provide advice where requested regarding the data protection impact assessment and monitor its performance
• Cooperate with the supervisory authority on request or at the Data Protection Officer’s own initiative
• Act as the primary point of contact for the supervisory authority
• Receive enquiries from data subjects on all issues related to the processing of the data subject’s data and the exercise of the data subject’s rights
• Report to appropriate internal, and where relevant, external stakeholders on compliance with GDPR

The successful Data Protection Officer will have the following Skills and Experience:
• 5-10 years experience with data privacy
• 3-5 years financial services expertise
• Comprehensive knowledge of GDPR and practical application
• Knowledge of Financial Services products and services
• Expert knowledge of national and European data protection laws and practices
• Understanding of information systems, data security, and data protection needs of a financial services controller or processor
• Comprehensive understanding of local data breach notification processes
• Experience presenting to senior executive management, local executive committees (e.g., audit, risk), and/or local Boards of Directors including translating GDPR requirements in plain language to the employees at all levels
• Strong communication & leadership skills
• Ability to influence and stand up for their point of view and work with senior management to win the respect for their view point
• Ability to exhibit a broad understanding of the business issues and risks
• Analytical skills to identify issues and risks, assess their importance and determine the relevance to the business using sound judgement

If you are interested in applying for this position, contact Nick Singh on 07837 762322 for a confidential chat or email your CV and covering letter to

Job Features

Job LevelPartner
Job IdADFinance
Job TimeFull Time

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