Data Protection Officer

LFUK Recruitment Services
16 Feb 2019
17 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Want to work for a company that puts you first? Offers great bonuses and employee perks and an attractive salary to boot? My client is recruiting an experienced Data Protection Officer for their offices in Liverpool.

You will be an experienced DPO with proven experience of building and maintaining relationships with staff and key stakeholders. Ideally having operated within an Insurance or financial services industry.


To ensure any data breaches are investigated and remedial actions taken, reporting breaches to the ICO in accordance with legal requirements

Review documents and records relevant to the service provision via email and the GDPR system

Support and promote a culture of data protection and compliance

Monitor customer compliance

Assist with monitoring and reporting on service level performance

Attend board meetings as and when required

Involvement in bids and tenders


Educated to NVQ level 3 / 4 or the ability to work at this level

Data protection practitioner certification;

Appropriate specialist GDPR Qualification


Experience of providing data protection advice / guidance to others

Experience of ensuring compliance with legislative requirements

Experience of working in partnership with a range of internal / external stakeholders

Ability to communicate in an authoritative but supporting manner with experience of leadership as a specialist

Experience of a service or helpdesk environment

Experience of compliance in a school environment

Skills and abilities

The ability to analyse / interpret legislative requirements and develop, implement and manage appropriate organisational practices / policies and solutions

Ability to provide authoritative advice and guidance to a range of stakeholders both verbally and in writing

Ability to explain complex issues in a straightforward and understandable manner

Ability to use own initiative and professional knowledge / judgement to assess and manage risk and identify and resolve complex problems

Ability to collate, analyse and effectively present information from a variety of sources

Ability to take personal responsibility for organising day to day workload

Ability to work independently and proactively

Ability to work in an organised and methodical manner

Ability to demonstrate discretion and to handle confidential information sensitively

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Commercial awareness


Comprehensive knowledge of GDPR / FOI and related legislation / provisions and practices

Specialist knowledge of the practical application of GDPR

Knowledge of a range of computer applications including Microsoft Word / Excel / PowerPoint

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