Risk & Compliance Officer

Ideal Personnel and Recruitment Solutions
Milton Keynes
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client has a 12 month fixed term contract covering maternity leave for a Risk and Compliance Officer. This role will work with the Senior Information Assurance Officer to ensure that organisation is a GDPR compliant organisation by May 2018.

There is a degree of flexibility in respect of the working hours for this role, with options for fulltime and 4 days per week being considered.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing support and advice to the organisation from DPA to the new obligations of GDPR

  • Acting as a Subject Matter Expert for Data Protection/GDPR issues for the organisation

  • Managing the development and operation of membership rules, including the on boarding process and checking that DPA/GDPR obligations have been followed

  • Developing and operating the due diligence process to help ensure data confidentiality, integrity and availability requirements are achieved

  • Contract reviews in-line with policies and data protection expectations

  • Collating and reviewing Data Sharing Agreements in conjunction with the legal team

  • Contributing to the development and delivery of appropriate compliance reviews

  • Developing appropriate governance controls, terms of reference, and planning compliance activities

  • Representing the business at external meetings as required

  • Ensuring that proper systems, processes and methodologies are defined and employed to ensure effective monitoring, control and performance of the service

  • Responding to Subject Access Requests

  • Assessing and conducting Privacy Impact Assessments

The successful applicant will ideally meet level 6 of the QCF framework which equates to a degree with honours.

They will also need:

  • Excellent knowledge of the Data Protection Act and the new GDPR obligations

  • Two years + experience of working within a compliance and/or audit environment

  • Experience of information security management/ISO27001 certification

  • Working knowledge of information security good practice

  • Working knowledge of risk management good practice

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • The ability to influence decisions at senior management level

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.