Maclean Moore Ltd
£50,000 - £60,000
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My Client, a large retail organisation is looking for a Data Governance Manager to assist the DPO & GDPR Programme Manager in implementing a Data Protection framework and culture.

The key responsibilities are:

This role will be accountable for the Data Protection & Governance Team who will:

  • Maintain a central system of all data protection and governance policies and supporting control documents.
  • Ensure that the policies required as part of the Data Protection & Governance Framework are maintained, executed and complied with at all times and, where appropriate, challenge the adequacy of the policies in enabling the business to be legally compliant.
  • Work with the business and IT stakeholders to ensure that business processes, systems/applications and procedures are effective in meeting the current and future data protection legislation, and industry best practice; identifying areas of increased risk and developing remediation plans to address key risks (as required).
  • Develop a risk-based programme of ongoing data compliance, approved by the DPO and the Internal Audit team.
  • Appoint and manage Business Data Owners, ensuring that they comply with agreed processes and procedures to maintain the ongoing level of data integrity, quality and personal data audit requirements.
  • Manage the Subject Access Request (SAR) process, both for employees and customers, ensuring that SARs are legally compliant and of appropriate quality.
  • Maintain the Group?s definition of ?lawful basis for processing?, including carrying out Personal Impact Risk Assessments as and where required.
  • Act as the central point for the Group to co-ordinate and report all data breaches to the DPO in accordance with regulation and legislation.
  • Provide regular KPI / reporting to the DPO, and in turn the Board, to enable appropriate management of data governance and compliance.
  • Responsible for co-ordinating any external investigation from the Information Commissioner?s Office (ICO) or governing authority on behalf of the DPO.
  • Work with the Training Team to develop the Group?s ongoing training programme to ensure that employees understand and comply with their duties under data protection law.
  • Deputise for the DPO at key meetings as and when required

The succesful candidate will have:

  • The ability to work pro-actively, be results oriented, self-driven and to work independently
  • Good presentation and report writing skills; ability to understand commercial requirements and apply them to the role
  • The ability to problem solve in a constructive and timely manner and to actively seek to find solutions to problems
  • Ability to co-ordinate people/teams that aren't direct reports
  • Ability to see beyond the task and engage people with a purpose, creating an energising and rewarding atmosphere
  • Thorough working knowledge of PECR, Data Protection Act and GDPR.
  • Excellent communication skills - confident and articulate communicator liaising with both internal and external contacts. Able to build relationships, impart information and ensure action is carried out to meet deadlines.
  • Organised ? able to effectively plan and co-ordinate a range of ongoing activities for self and others.
  • PC Skills ? to be a competent user of a range of software packages

If you are interested and have the relevant skills, please apply promptly and I will contact you to discuss further.

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