Data Protection Officer

Job Title: Data Protection Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
REF: 1010107_1525282651
Contact Name: Alec Dewell
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Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

The Role

There is an opportunity for someone coming in as the UK Data Protection Officer to help achieve the businesses goal of 'leading from the front' by making sure their Privacy policy is best in class.

I have an opportunity for an experienced Privacy professional to be the UK Data Protection Officer reporting the CRO in a global banking organisation based in Central London. The successful Data Protection Officer will be responsible for facilitating and designing the ways that Data is protected across multiple markets across an international business. If you are a data privacy expert or innovator who is looking to join a security-conscious organisation then this could be a good move for you.

There is an extensive GDPR programme that is on track for delivery and as the Data Protection Officer you will be designing and delivering a UK wide privacy framework as part of the BAU activities.

Data Privacy Officer Role Overview

  • Data Ethics
  • Data Usage
  • Management of Data Sharing Agreement
  • Governance, Audit and Risk Control
  • Privacy Notices
  • Assurance reviews
  • Breach Management
  • Privacy Reporting

Data Privacy Officer Requirements

  • Previous experience of working as an SME in Data Privacy and Protection, ideally in a large organisation
  • Experience working with the ICO and FCA with strong knowledge of the financial services sector
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement up to board level
  • Proven track record of designing and delivering a privacy framework
  • Expert knowledge in GDPR and associated data protection legislation
  • Any data protection qualifications would be beneficial though not essential
  • Experience of leading data privacy programmes
  • Ability to build and manage team

This role is an exceptional opportunity for someone to own Data Protection for a well known global banking client. For more information or to make an application get in touch with Alec Dewell at Oliver James Associates. or 0203 861 9134