Head of Privacy/Data Protection Professional (Interim/ Interim to permanent)

Envisaged £500 Day Rate
10 May 2023
07 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a very impressive and global outsourcing business - offering services to a range of public and private sector clients - requires a Head of Privacy/ Data Protection specialist to join their well-established Data Protection team.

This role requires an immediate start and so applicants must be immediately available.

Our client prides itself on being a values-led, progressive, collaborative and inclusive business that genuinely cares for it's people. Continuing to expand and delivering on new and exciting projects, this is a fantastic organisation to be a part of.

Reporting to Director level and managing a small team, you will be regularly liaising with very senior level stakeholders (board/exce level).

Deliverables include:

  • Being the main point of contact for the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) and any Data Subject Access Requests
  • Leading on data protection impact assessments
  • Keeping fit-for-purpose compliance records
  • Managing the Data Protection Officer inbox and being the main point of contact and lead on any complaints/breaches
  • Line managing 1 Privacy Co-ordinator
  • Providing advice and support to senior level stake holders across internal departments on new products and services and supporting on bids for new business
  • Liaising effectively with both internal and external customers
  • Being the senior leadership team's subject matter expert and 'go-to' person for data protection advice and queries


The person:


  • Must be an experienced data protection professional
  • Must have previous line managment and senior level stakeholder engagement experience
  • Must be immediately available / maximum a week's notice
  • Applicants holding a (CIPPE/CIPM) qualification will be of particular interest (though this is not essential

If you are an immediately available Data Protection professional/ Head of Privacy and you would like to understand more about this excellent opportunity, please apply today.

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