EU Data Protection Officer - Pharmaceuticals

Hays Life Sciences
£60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

EU Data protection Officer, DPO, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, pharmaceutical

Your new company
This global pharma is looking to strengthen their Data Protection team with the permanent appointment of a EU Data Protection Officer to join the business on site in Bucks

Your new role
As Data Protection Officer (DPO) you will be responsible for the implementation and operation of the GDPR compliance program by acting as the local point of contact to cooperate with the EU data protection authorities and taking responsibility for operational guidance and oversight of the GDPR compliance, providing a clear chain of command on EU data protection matters, and overseeing an EU privacy officer network

You will have a lead role in Risk Management and be expected to inform and advise the company of its obligations pursuant to the GDPR and other EU national data protection provisions as they relate to GDPR as well as maintaining knowledge of legal and industry privacy/data. As Data Protection Officer (DPO) you will be expected to oversee and monitor compliance with the GDPR and all related policies, procedures, and templates and carry out and/or support periodic GDPR compliance risk assessments.

This permanent job will also require you to maintain a record of EU data subject rights inquiries, create and maintain GDPR policies and procedures and oversee and direct GDPR guidance and training for all relevant employees and relevant third parties to foster privacy/data protection awareness and an understanding of their GDPR obligations

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be considered for this permanent role as Data Protection Officer you must have prior experience working in a similar role, handling data protection issues for a multi-national organization in a highly regulated industry.

What you'll get in return
You will have the opportunity to work for a market leading, global organisation and the chance to work with industry experts, you will have a clearly defined career path and could even be supported through further professional qualification training.
This role comes with an attractive bonus scheme and generous car allowance

What you need to do now
For more information on this or any other Data Protection / Risk Management / governance roles please apply to this advert and ask for Victoria Dunlop

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