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Privacy and Compliance Specialist

Data Careers Ltd
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17 Oct 2021

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Technology & New Media
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Privacy and Compliance Specialist

Skills: CIPP/E Privacy Compliance data protection GDPR


Location: Home Based or Leeds office

Salary: £(phone number removed)

Are you a compliance professional with specific expertise in privacy and data protection seeking a new role in an industry leading organisation? Do you want to join a Top-Rated Glassdoor Employer and UK Top 2 Software Company?

This is a superb chance to join a leading UK software company which could offer superb opportunities to progress as well as an exciting and varied role. This role involves supporting the central operations teams such as marketing, HR and finance on business processes for the principles of privacy, security, resilience and quality.

Responsibilities could include -

* Providing practical data protection advice, guidance and assistance to stakeholders across the Group.

* Developing and maintaining knowledge of applicable data protection laws across all the different regions in which the Group operates.

* Ensure the appropriate management of classified and personal data including:

Identification and logging of personal data and processes within ROPA / Privacy Platform

appropriate classification, protection, handling, access and retention of information assets

Coordinate Data Subject Access Requests in a timely fashion, coordinating cross-functional activity where necessary.

* Risk Management

Work with colleagues within the Central Functions to determine where Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs) are required and assist with the performance of DPIAs ready for final review by DPO.

Identify, log, articulate and escalate Privacy, Information Security and Business Continuity risks

Work with management and technical teams to develop and agree prioritized plans for improvements where appropriate.

Create, document and maintain Business Impact Assessments, recovery plans and facilitate Business Continuity training

* Third Party Supplier Management

Ensure due diligence process is followed during vendor selection

Undertake ongoing 3rd Party/Vendor compliance review

* Training and awareness

Ensure ongoing information security and data protection training and awareness across the Central functions

* Audits

Conduct local process/project audits to ensure compliance with contractual and organisational requirements

Participate in and assist with Internal & External Audits and follow-up audit actions

* Managing incidents

Assess potential Data, ICT, Facilities and People-related incidents

Escalate in line with mandated process

Undertake/participate in all phases of Incident Management

Keep accurate records and provide reports

* Privacy Notices

Ensure Privacy Notices appropriately reflect processing of personal data, where the company is controller

* Stakeholder engagement

Initiate, develop and maintain stakeholder relationships at all levels

Actively promote and carry out collaborative working across teams and Business Units

Work with multi-organisational teams across the business, supporting other staff to deliver the wider compliance and improvement objectives.

Suitable candidates will have the CIPP/E qualification and have worked in a compliance role focussed on privacy and data protection. Experience in an organisation handling lots of personal data is essential. Possess demonstrable detailed knowledge and understanding of data protection regulations - specifically DPA 2018, GDPR, PECR. Possess demonstrable experience in the implementation of a data protection compliance within a large/complex organisation. Possess non-specialist level of understanding of data security challenges from an Information Security perspective.

About The Company

My client are a leading provider of digital solutions and managed services for public sector and regulated markets. They help organisations around the world to deliver better outcomes for people and places.

Recognised Gold Standard 'Investors in People'

My client's exceptional team and culture sets them apart. They take great pride in their people and culture - supporting and celebrating the talents, qualities and vital contributions of everyone in the global team.

Diversity Leader, ranked as one of the top European companies for workplace diversity and equality - Financial Times 2021.

* Flexible working

* Employee Awards

* Range of benefits

In return my client can offer a competitive salary & package and the opportunity join a leading software and solutions company that has gone through a sustained period of growth.

Please submit your CV online today to find out more
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