Data Protection Officer

Recruiter
Reed Technology
Location
Lancashire
Salary
42000.00 - 53000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
13 May 2022
Closes
19 May 2022
Job Type
Data Protection
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Data Protection Officer

Liverpool (+ Remote 2 days)

GBP42,000 – GBP53,000

An Educational Sector client based in Liverpool are looking for a new Data Protection Officer.

The Data Protection Officer role will be the company's trusted advisor, acting as Data Protection and Freedom of Information Officer and organisational champion developing effective Research Data Management (RDM).

You must have a strong understanding of the data life cycle and research environment within higher education, as well as have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This will allow you to work at the centre of an organisation alongside academic and professional service colleagues to ensure that data management is represented and effectively integrated across the Group.

You will be a contributing member of the company's Centre for Data, Information and Knowledge Exchange Leadership Team and will also be an active participant of the Research Integrity and Governance, Research Ethics and Information & Data Committees.

Essential Skills include:

  • Extensive experience of leading Data Protection compliance in a higher education or business setting with overseas activities is essential to this role, as is knowledge and substantial experience of Data Protection in an international context.
  • Possess a strong understanding of current UK Data Protection requirements
  • Possess a strong understanding of the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the UK Data Protection Bill and subsequent Act.
  • Possess extensive experience of leading Data Protection compliance in a higher education or business setting with overseas activities is essential to this role, as is knowledge and substantial experience of Data Protection in an international context
  • Qualified to degree level (desirable)

As you would expect, you would be compensated well with a salary of GBP42,000 – GBP53,000 + benefits.

If this sounds like it could be of interest then please contact me or email for more details