VP - Data Privacy (FTC)

City of London
£70000 - £80000 per annum
26 Jan 2013
23 Feb 2013
Ryan Graham
Contract Type
Full Time

AD - Privacy, Legal and Compliance

A global banking group that offers a broad range of financial services and products, has a new vacancy within it's Group Legal and Compliance team inLondon. The team are currently looking to hire a senior Legal professional with expertise inUKdata privacy issues. This is an excellent position for a lawyer with data privacy experience that wishes to work for one of the top performing financial institutions.

As an Associate Director, your responsibilities will include:

  • Work with the various business units to enable compliance with their obligations under relevant international privacy legislation & regulation
  • Provide advice and guidance on keyUKdata privacy issues in the financial services sector e.g. Group wide and special projects
  • Industry association liaison and representation in relation to data privacy issues
  • Communicate the implications of existing as well as new and emerging privacy regulatory developments in the jurisdictions in which they operate
  • provide leadership in relation to the governance and controls measures in place in order to ensure data privacy compliance on existing and new initiatives

Skills/Experience needed:

  • A law degree or lawyer, with post qualification legal experience in an organisation or law firm. A practising certificate is not required.
  • An understanding of data privacy governance models and controls.
  • A good understanding of UK Data Protection regulatory obligations and a good technical understanding of international privacy legislation and regulation.
  • An ability to apply data protection and data privacy obligations to a commercial context within the financial services industry
  • A good understanding of privacy governance and controls in relation to technologies used in the financial services sector
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate privacy issues in a non-technical way to the business. Confident individual able to communicate with clarity and purpose both in written and verbal formats
Salary: £70 - £80k + benefits + bonus


If you are of a legal background and wish to work for one of the top financial services provider's in the world; please send your CV to me for consideration.

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