Data Officer - GDPR

Henry Nicholas Associates
12 Jan 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A well-known rewards/discount provider is seeking a Data protection officer to join their team at this crucial period within the data sector.

The experience we need.

- Have expert level knowledge of Data Protection Law and Practice and GDPR requirements
- Strong knowledge and experience of managing ISO27001 implementation and ongoing adherence.
- Be able to provide advice and guidance to organisational leaders
- Be an effective communicator in written form and through verbal communication including the delivery of presentations
- Ability to maintain relationships
- Able to listen and respond appropriately when confronted with objections
- To act as an ambassador for the brand ensuring that your behaviour reflects well on the company
- Commercial awareness, excellent business sense and ability to develop practical approaches and prompt solutions.
- Ability to demonstrate technical knowledge and awareness of current data management and communications technologies.

- Technically minded with an ability to analyse data protection and processing issues in the context of complex IT systems as well as data privacy laws

The role.

- On a day-to-day basis you will act as the specialist, providing expert advice to our members, corporate partners and colleagues, as well as enhancing, developing, and implementing our Data Protection and Information Security practices ensuring all processes, policies and procedures are robust and in line with legislation in particular the forthcoming GDPR. You will also plan and undertake data audits and coordinate our response to information requests. To be considered you will be able to evidence that you are a Data Protection SME with an in-depth knowledge of; the implications of GDPR, Cyber Security, Data Protection and Information Security.
- Manage and r report progress on the businesses transition to becoming BS20012 accredited.
- Identify and carry out required improvements to ensure the business continued compliance to ISO 27001 standard.
- Liaise with all departments across the business to ensure that their processes and procedures are GDPR and ISO27001 compliant.
- Respond to and manage all client diligence with regards to GDPR and ISO27001 requirements to ensure smooth partnerships between client and business.
- Work with external consultant to continually audit and assess and improve ISMS and PIMS adherence.
- Liaise with the external assessment body on all matters related to the external accreditation process.

- Liaise with key stakeholders in order to design and deploy appropriate data processor contracts and data protection policies.

- Organisation, coordination and execution of project and processes involved in readiness for GDPR and ISO27001 and ongoing compliance;

The company.

- A household name within the retail rewards and discounts providers group of companies.

What you’ll get in return.

- Salary competitive depending on experience but around £30,000
- A great benefit’s package.

How to apply.

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