Data Protection Manager - Legal
7 days left
Your new company
Are you passionate about data protection, compliance, and risk management? My client, a well-established legal firm, seeks a data protection manager to join their dynamic team. As a hands-on professional, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring our organisation adheres to privacy regulations and safeguards sensitive information.
Your new role
- Data Protection Compliance: Monitor and enforce compliance with data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
- Risk Assessment: Conduct risk assessments related to data processing activities, identifying vulnerabilities and recommending mitigation strategies.
- Policy Development: Collaborate with legal and IT teams to develop and update data protection policies, procedures, and guidelines.
- Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs): Lead PIAs for new projects and initiatives, assessing potential privacy risks.
- Incident Response: Manage data breach incidents, ensuring timely reporting and appropriate corrective actions.
- Training and Awareness: Educate staff on data protection best practices and promote a culture of privacy awareness.
- Vendor Management: Evaluate third-party vendors for compliance with data protection requirements.
- Records Management: Oversee data retention policies and practices.
What you'll need to succeed
- Bachelor's degree in Law, Information Security, or related field.
- Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) certification preferred.
- Hands-On Approach: You're not afraid to roll up your sleeves and dive into the details.
- Legal Knowledge: Familiarity with data protection laws, including GDPR.
- Risk Management: Experience assessing and mitigating privacy risks.
- Communication Skills: Ability to communicate complex concepts clearly to diverse stakeholders.
- Collaborative Team Player: Work closely with legal, IT, and compliance teams.
- Attention to Detail: Ensure accuracy in data protection processes.
- Problem-Solving: Analytical mindset to address privacy challenges effectively.
What you'll get in return
- Staff bonuses based on the firm's financial performance
- Generous pension, including the option for salary sacrifice
- Five weeks annual leave and the option to buy or sell a week each year
- Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
- Income protection after two years service
- Life assurance
- Employee assistance programme
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