Data Protection Manager

Gerrard White
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits benefits
10 Aug 2017
16 Sep 2017
We are currently recruiting for an experienced Data Protection Manager to join a leading financial services group in Cardiff. The successful candidate will be assisting all levels of Group staff in their understanding of UK, European and Global Privacy legislation and the rules with which they must comply. Expert knowledge of Data Protection regulations are required (ideally covering GDPR or with a willingness to self-educate and champion across the business) are required, along with strong leadership capabilities, as this role has direct line management responsibilities for a small team of data protection officers. Responsibilities §To develop an understanding of operational processes and controls, and assess their effectiveness in mitigating data protection risks faced by the Group §Subject to consultation with the Group DPO, to obtain legal and Regulator opinions where necessary to clarify legislative ambiguity §GDPR readiness §To ensure notifications to the Information Commissioner are in place and are accurate in nature §To carry out Privacy Impact Assessments on new products and projects and to complete Data Protection Audits on business functions and key risk areas §Provide legal and technical knowledge and expertise, in the areas of privacy and data protection, on Group projects and contracts §Contribute to improvements in the functioning of the organisation's risk management and control systems §Develop and maintain good communication lines both internally with Managers and staff. §Assisting with the management of the DP&P team §Provide technical guidance and ensure the development of the DP&P team. Required Experience Knowledge of Privacy and Data Protection legislation Ideally an honours degree or equivalent qualifications (higher education or professional qualifications) in data protection, law, insurance, information technology, auditing, accountancy preferred, however relevant work experience within corporate governance or similar environment is essential Please send your CV or contact Alex Williams at Gerrard White Consulting for more details This job was originally posted as