Data Protection Advisor

Recruiter
Connells Group HQ
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Mar 2024
Closes
22 Apr 2024
Job Type
Data Protection
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionThe OpportunityConnells Group have an exciting role with Risk and Compliance for a Data Protection Advisor. This is an additional resource for the team and has multiple stakeholders, so you would be involved in adding value to the second line elements of the business and supporting the Group Data Protection Officer with board awareness. If you're a resilient person looking for a new challenge this could be a desirable move for you.This role is a hybrid role with a requirement to be in the Milton Keynes and/or Leighton Buzzard office.Job Purpose and ObjectiveTo support the Group Data Protection function, in particular the Group Data Protection Officer and Assistant Group Data Protection Officer.You will be responsible for:
  • Providing advice to the business on Data Protection matters.
  • Support completion of Data Protection Controls Frameworks.
  • Identify potential issues and risks with respect to the processing of personal data both within and across business functions.
  • Supporting Data Protection Impact Assessments.
  • Support the review and completion of Registers of Processing Activity
  • Supporting the review of data protection clauses in contracts.
  • Ad hoc support as directed by the Group Data Protection Officer.
Your experience and skills will include:
  • Ability to work independently & manage time effectively.
  • Takes ownership of issues and sees them through to resolution.
  • Ability to build strong and effective working relationships with Stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail and ability to deliver high quality written work and reporting.
  • Ability to assess the impact and relevance of issues and articulate them in a clear and precise manner whilst ensuring a commercial approach is maintained.
  • Articulate, confident communicator and presenter.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Holds a recognised, or is prepared to study for Data Protection qualification.
  • At least 2 years' experience in a Data Protection or similar compliance role.
About usConnells Group is one of the largest and most successful estate agency and property services providers in the UK. Founded in 1936 and with a network of 1200 branches nationwide, the Group combines residential sales and lettings expertise with a range of consumer and corporate services including new homes, mortgage services, conveyancing, EPC provision, surveying, corporate lettings, asset management, land & planning, LPA receivers and auctions.Connells Group UK is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. Equality Act 2010.CF00353