Data Protection Officer

Recruiter
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
17 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced Data Protection Specialist? Do you have a solid understanding of the DPA and GDPR? Do yo have proven experience in disseminating and communicating complicated information to a wide range of people at all levels? If so, continue reading and apply today!

The Internal Audit and Assurance team are responsible for providing both assurance and consultancy services in relation to regulatory and contractual compliance.

As the Data Protection Specialist you will support the team and wider business to evaluate the effectiveness of our controls, identify risks and make recommendations for improvement.

* Maintain a thorough knowledge of all data protection legislation, information security best practice and the regulatory environment

* Maintain a thorough understanding of all delivery procedures, operational guidance and contractual requirements

* Provide consultancy services to the business, ensuring that expert advice, guidance and support is given in relation to risk exposure and risk mitigation

* Provide technical knowledge and expertise, in the areas of privacy and data protection, advising the business on day to day operations, on projects and contracts and ongoing monitoring

* Develop and maintain training and guidance materials for staff from Executive level down, to ensure increased visibility and awareness of data protection and compliance risks across the business

* Identify gaps in knowledge and training requirements across the business

* Contribute to the implementation of the GDPR and develop a framework to monitor compliance with the regulations

* Develop and maintain good communication lines both internally with Managers and staff and externally with commissioners and the Supervisory Authority

* Work closely with the Information Security Officer to ensure a joined up approach

* Provide expert advice on complex queries relating to the introduction of new contracts, processes and systems. Ensure Privacy by design by working closely with Service Design teams, IT and New Business

* Develop and maintain Privacy Impact Assessments and Risk Assessment Tools and complete as required , and ensure appropriate risk assessment and treatment of privacy requirements and risks in business units, change initiatives and new products

* Develop and maintain the Records Management System, including controls relating to record creation, availability, accuracy and accessibility

* Develop and maintain all Data Protection and Records Management Policies

* Act as a key point of contact for all data security events- investigating logging, reporting and analysing any trends to inform continuous improvement activities

* Act as a key point of contact for data security queries, complaints, SARs and data requests from participants, staff and other stakeholders

* Analyse trends and produce regular reports for the UK MD, DPO and Information Security Governance Committee

* Provide support/ lead as appropriate on all Data Security related external audits e.g. ISO27001 and the NHS IG Toolkit

* Contribute to the development of internal audit tools and support with audit and monitoring activities.

Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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