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Data Privacy Governance Officer

A fulfilling and rewarding career opportunity for an Information Governance/Data Protection Lead to be part of an award winning organisation, where you will be challenged to deliver excellence whilst implementing, managing and supporting all aspects of the global data protection compliance strategy and advising on legal matters surrounding data protection/privacy.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in an environment which embraces and promotes technical excellence and responds to change, ensuring that the company grows with evolving trends and new developments.

As Data Privacy Governance Officer, you will provide guidance and assistance to all company jurisdictions, developing and maintaining robust information governance policies, systems and procedures. The initial focus of this position will be toward the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as well as being responsible for other global privacy regulations and initiatives impacting security.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Receiving and assessing data protection breaches, reporting these to the regulator where required and liaising with relevant stakeholders
  • Investigating the impact on the company, its clients and employees and recommending required actions
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining the organisation’s information privacy practices globally
  • Managing processes and performing the appropriate tasks to fulfil requests received
  • Providing advice and clear guidance to the Information Security Manager to ensure the production and review of applicable data protection/privacy and information security policies and standards

Experience and skills required:

  • Extensive knowledge of Data Protection Legislation, regulation and information risk as well as an understanding of system/security technology
  • Certified in data protection or privacy certification
  • Relevant professional qualification, such as degree in computer science, information management, business administration, information security/assurance/systems
  • 5 years’ senior management experience in data protection, privacy, legal audit or compliance
  • Deep knowledge of privacy regulations, data protection regulations and information governance best practices
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to motivate and influence across all business levels

If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.

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