Senior Data Protection Manager

Recruiter
Goodman Masson
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
25 Oct 2019
Ref
1301944585
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ABOUT THE ROLE

We're looking for a data protection Regulatory Compliance Manager within our London office to build on our core team within Regulatory Compliance. This will relate to implementing and monitoring our global approach to data protection, in particular advising on and drafting data protection policies and procedures, GDPR compliance and mitigating risk in relation to potential data breaches.

Responsibilities
  • Implementing and monitoring the policies and procedures for all things data protection including: drafting GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 compliant data protection policies, building out processes involving subject access requests, preparing legitimate interest assessments and implementing data breach reporting policies and procedures
  • Taking the lead on the completion of Data Protection Impact Assessments and other privacy risk assessments to assess the impact of proposed changes to business processes and agree appropriate mitigating actions with Product Owners
  • Working closely with global Regulatory Compliance Managers and legal counsel to ensure these policies and procedures are followed globally
  • Where required, providing advice on the management and resolution of incidents involving personal data, including advising on decisions as to whether to notify regulatory authorities
  • Auditing the firm's current data protection policies and procedures and developing effective mitigation actions and controls
  • Liaising with key internal (e.g. Legal and Risk) and external (e.g. Regulators, advisors, vendors, partners etc) stakeholders as required

Experience and skills
  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • 6+ years experience of data protection compliance advisory work
  • Experience of working at a professional services firm advising clients or regulators on data protection related matters
  • Knowledge and experience of the applicable regulatory requirements in relation to GDPR, Data Protection Act 2018 and PECRs. Knowledge of data protection regulatory framework in other European jurisdictions is a plus
  • Qualified lawyer (but not a necessity)

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