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Data Protection Officer

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Salary:

    Attractive

  • Contact:

    Stefani Grech

  • Job Reference:

    8594

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry:

    2021-09-24

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Stefani Grech

  • Skills tags:

    Data Protection and Privacy

A well established financial services company specialising in accounting and auditing is currently looking for a Data Protection Officer to join its team.

Responsibilities:

  • Be primary point of contact within the organization for any issues related to data protection
  • Liaise with Data Controller or Data Processor
  • Draft new and amend existing internal data protection policies, guidelines, and procedures
  • Ensure the company’s policy is in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation and codes of practice
  • Evaluate the existing data protection framework and identify areas of non or partial compliance and rectify any issues
  • Devise training plans and provide data protection advice and support for members of staff
  • Proactively conduct audits to ensure compliance and address potential issues
 

Requirements: 

  • Minimum of three years of experience working in data protection compliance or a related field
  • Expertise in European data protection laws and practices including an in-depth understanding of the GDPR
  • Experience within a legal, audit and/or risk function department
  • Strong project management skills
  • Doctorate of Law or Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant area
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related writing and presentation software