Data Protection Consultant / Paralegal

Manchester, UK
18 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Data Protection Consultant / Paralegal

Location: Home based in Greater Manchester & at client locations

Salary: £28,000 to £34,000 DOE plus benefits and expenses

Judicium Education is a regulatory consultancy providing employment law, HR, health & safety and data protection advice and consultancy services to numerous education providers throughout the UK. We work with over 1,400 nationwide.

Due to a period of expansion, we are seeking to recruit a data protection consultant to assist in devising, and monitoring data protection compliance systems within the schools sector. This is a home based role with regular, with almost daily visits to schools and occasional visits to our office in London.

The role is suitable for a candidate with experience of advising on data protection issues and a thorough grasp of GDPR - or alternatively at the lower salary range to a recently qualified paralegal/solicitor/barrister who is keen to enter this field and has some regulatory experience.

The successful candidate will be trained both in-house and externally with a view to enabling him/her to assist in
  • Drafting data policies and procedures
  • Carrying out compliance audits
  • Dealing with subject access requests
  • Dealing with freedom of information requests
  • Advising school on data protection issues
  • This is an office based role (in central London) but with regular visits to school clients.

To be considered for this position you must have
  • An excellent academic record
  • Some experience of working in data protection or within a legal or regulator consultancy sector
  • A desire to embrace a consultative, efficiency based approach to delivering legal/consultancy services
  • A flexible can-do nature
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • A driving licence

Please note: this is not a litigation role and Judicium is a regulatory consultancy rather than law firm.

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