Data Protection Officer

Recruiter
Panserve Ltd
Location
Sompting
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
14 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Panserve Limited has been providing first-class services to online betting and gaming websites for over 17 years - including for the Marathonbet brand at marathonbet.com, marathonbet.co.uk and marathonbet.es. Marathonbet's operations are regulated by the UK Gambling Commission. Panserve prides itself on a successful and diverse operation that caters for more than 750,000 customers, nine languages and 94 countries across the globe. We’re experts in Marketing & Brand, Finance, Payments, Quality Assurance, Anti-fraud, HR, Customer Service, Product & Development, CRM, IT, Learning & Development, Assurance & Player Protection and Legal.

Purpose of the Role: As the Data Protection Officer (DPO) responsible for ensuring ongoing compliance with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) requirements across the European region. Reporting to the Director, the data protection officer is expected to fully grasp the complexity of data management and the legal requirements surrounding it across all European operations. Key Responsibilities: This role has responsibilities to create and enforce European Region policies for effective data management to ensure compliance with the legal regulatory framework of GDPR Serving as the point of contact between the company and external GDPR Supervisory Authorities and, in coordination with the organisation's legal team, liaise with the national data protection authorities overseeing reporting to, and management of their registrations with, those authorities Advise; provide recommendations and future countermeasures to ensure related Business Risk is managed with effective policy management. In conjunction with Information Services (IS), chair GDPR Steering Committee and communicate to local Compliance Officers amendments to the GDPR regulations. Take ownership of, and leadership for, educating the business leaders and associates on their responsibilities and to define preventative and proactive process to be followed by the business to minimise risk. Define scope for conducting ongoing audits within the region to ensure compliance and address potential issues proactively. Lead response to data breaches liaising with the Risk Committee and the authorities (as required).

Other responsibilities: Formulate techniques for quality data collection to ensure adequacy, accuracy and legitimacy of data Create and implement efficient and secure procedures for data handling and analysis Establish rules and procedures for data sharing with upper management, external stakeholders etc. Monitor and analyse information and data systems and evaluate their performance to discover ways of enhancing them (new technologies, upgrades etc.) Assist with creating reports and data extraction when needed. Required Skills and Abilities: Proven experience as data manager with clear understanding of GDPR and experience in complying the UK data protection legislation (e.g. DPA and PECR) and preferably exposure to and understanding of similar legislation around Europe Excellent understanding of data protection, administration and management functions (collection, analysis, distribution etc.) Familiarity with modern database and information system technologies Proficient in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word etc.) An analytical mindset with problem-solving skills BSc/BA in computer science or relevant field preferably a Compliance background

Desirable Skills and Abilities: Knowledge and understanding of another language Interest in sports and gaming Flexibility

Benefits: · Pension · Awesome Bonus Scheme · Private Medical Cash plan · Childcare Vouchers · Discounts on retail and hospitality · Life Insurance · Travel Scheme · Computer Scheme · Eye care vouchers · Referral Bonus · Mobile Scheme · Social events · Career Progression

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