Data Protection Lead

Recruiter
G2 Legal Limited
Location
Lancashire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Mar 2024
Closes
23 Apr 2024
Job Type
Data Protection
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A rare vacancy has arisen for an experienced Data Protection Lead with Cyber security experience to join a highly regarded law firn based in the Heart of Manchester City Centre. As a Data Protection Lead you will be working as part of the firms Risk & Compliance team as well as working with the IT department, supporting the Cyber team in particular

Data protection experience is essential for this role

Hybrid working available – 4 Days in the office and 1 day from home

Salary – Competitive depending on experience

Location – Manchester City Centre

Duties Include:

  • Maintaining data protection, information security and cyber security policies
  • Maintaining the firm's information asset register and records of processing
  • Being the internal expert on data protection – helping the compliance analysts deal with routine queries and handling more complex queries
  • Handling data requests, such as subject access requests and erasure requests.
  • Working with the IT department, particularly the cyber team, to monitor the effectiveness of the firm's information and cyber security controls
  • Assisting the Head of Risk & Compliance with cyber liability insurance renewal
  • Working with all departments to identify emerging and current risks, plus working with them to devise and implement a plan to mitigate the risks
  • Reviewing commercial agreements from a data protection perspective
  • Writing and delivering, and awareness–raising of, training courses and guidance to all departments
  • Research and technical advice on data protection and privacy law

The Benefits:

  • Annual promotions process open to all staff
  • 25 days holiday plus office closure over Christmas and New Year
  • Companywide sports teams and social event
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Gym membership
  • Season ticket loan
  • Free travel insurance