Group Data Protection Officer

Location
England, London
Salary
£75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, pension
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
09 Nov 2016
Ref
13766935/001
Contact
Miles Gillhespy
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The successful candidate will become a member of the companies core Risk team which is managed by the global General Counsel and based in London, taking instruction on a day to day basis from the Head of International Compliance and ultimately reporting to the Director of Regulatory Risk.

Client Details

Highly regarded international business

Description

  • Carry out a global Data Protection audit and provide recommendations to the Head of International Compliance in order to make the Firm fully compliant with relevant legislation, particularly the General Data Protection Legislation

  • Monitoring the implementation of Data Protection standards, policies and procedures within the Firm

  • Carrying out Privacy Impact Assessments on all systems processing personal data from time to time

  • Conducting frequent audits of data for compliance purposes

  • Manage the 'DP Health Check' self certification process

  • Ensuring that the Data Protection aspects are properly covered in the governance documents of all systems processing personal data

  • Monitor, annually review and amend as appropriate the companies UK DP registrations and notification(s) and monitor and assist with such notifications outside the UK, as applicable

Profile

Skills:

Project management/organisational skills - able to run multiple initiatives in parallel.

Ability to research and quickly digest new and emerging Data Protection rules and provide practical and commercial advice on their implications.

Experience:

Compliance and risk management exposure at a senior level for an international organisation.

Practical experience in the area of data privacy and protection in both the UK and foreign jurisdictions.

Knowledge:

Legal and regulatory awareness.

Understanding of systems and processes involved in gathering, storing, transferring and collecting data in an international context.

Qualifications:

Strong academic background. Post graduate certification in one or more of data privacy, legal/compliance, accounting/business, information technology desirable.

Job Offer

Competitive offer