Head of Data Protection

Employer
Location
UK, London
Salary
£115k - £30k0 pa
Posted
Dec 06, 2017
Closes
Dec 09, 2017
Ref
959696776
Contract Type
Full Time
Main Responsibilities:

* Give expert guidance and leadership to employees across the UK business in relation to data protection and privacy and compliance.
* Communicate directly and clearly with the business to ensure the company adopts consistent and robust management procedures for the processing of Personal Data within a highly sensitive environment.
* Consult on ICO and Data Privacy regulatory inquiries and data protection IA's.
* An ability to inform the employees of their data protection obligations at all levels.
* Consult and advise on continuing work towards GDPR compliance.
* Develop a Data Protection programme and take responsibility for co-ordinating any external relationships with the ICO.
* To grow out a strong Data Protection culture across the entire organisation

Required Skills & Experience:

* Educated to degree-level
* Extensive Data protection experience within a highly regulated sector a must
* An understanding of requirements to achieve compliance with GDPR and DPA
* Excellent presentation and report writing skills
* Experience in growing Data Protection functions from scratch