Compliance Manager

London, UK
24 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A market leader that provides world-class innovative software solutions to some of the largest companies within the iGaming sector. Headquartered in London they have grown exponentially over the last 4 years and now have over 1000 staff in 15 countries.

The Compliance Officer will report to the CIO Office and work closely with the Data Protection Officer to assist and ensure that compliance to all relevant data protection laws across the business is effectively maintained and monitored.

A thorough understanding of the GDPR and a practical hands-on experience in the implementation of the GDPR is essential along with the aptitude to research all aspects of local data protection laws in the jurisdictions in which our business operates and report these nuances back to the DPO.

Assisting with the business's Product Compliance and Change Management Program would also be beneficial.

Experience in data processing agreements, international safe guards and data transfers would be preferred along with a data protection auditing ability, responding to tenders, RFPs, client assurance questionnaires and supplier compliance due diligence.

Key Attributes

The following personal characteristics are high on our wish-list:
  • A genuine interest in data protection and privacy matters, willing to take ownership of privacy risks and compliance, and to identify and facilitate improvements as appropriate;
  • An obvious passion and enthusiasm for privacy, keen to establish a strong privacy culture throughout the organization through advocacy, encouragement, support and collaboration;
  • Fastidious, willing to make the effort to find out about applicable laws and regulations and apply that learning to the organization's practices, from the strategic to the operational levels;
  • Realistic and pragmatic in approach, for example understanding that although minor privacy incidents are practically inevitable, they are worthwhile learning points and improvement opportunities;
  • Able to see the bigger picture and think strategically where appropriate, since privacy is just one of many business and information issues of concern to the organisation;
  • Capable and willing to establish effective, productive working relationships with various managers, staff and other professionals (including third parties) on privacy and related matters, guiding them where relevant, responding to their concerns and collaborating on mutually beneficial solutions.

Required and Desirable Skills
  • Compliance/legal and information risk management background: with exposure to the broader aspects of privacy including information security, IT, ethics and incident management, HR, auditing etc.;
  • GDPR Practitioner Qualifications
  • PIMS / ISMS: Experience in developing and working in privacy frameworks and information security management systems such as ISO 27001
  • Risk Assessment & Management: An rudimentary understanding and experience in risk assessment, risk management and mitigation
  • Work in privacy-related matters: at least 2 year's work experience in a privacy role;
  • General: at least 10 years employment post school/academic studies; competent at professional business communications such as writing policies and procedures, providing contemporaneous status updates and presenting/discussing management reports at senior level.

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