Data Protection Officer & Service Lead

7 days left

Turn IT On
Milton Keynes
50000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
30 Apr 2024
28 May 2024
Job Type
Data Protection
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Buckinghamshire/Oxfordshire/HybridSalary: Up to GBP50,000Contract: Permanent/ Full timeHours: 8.30 am – 5.00 pmBenefits: CompetitiveIf you're passionate about data protection and dedicated to supporting schools in meeting regulatory requirements, we'd love to hear from you. This role can be either home or office–based with the expectation of travelling to schools when required or visiting offices in either Princes Risborough (Bucks) or Witney (Oxfordshire).In this role, you will advise our customers, including schools and Trusts, on compliance regarding data management, usage, and protection. This multifaceted role encompasses both external client support and internal compliance. You will be responsible for advising on regulatory obligations, conducting assessments, delivering training, and managing policy libraries. Additionally, ensuring companywide GDPR compliance, collaborating with IT Teams to enhance security, and fostering strong relationships across the company. This position requires adeptness in handling data breaches, supporting regulatory changes, and promoting data protection objectives through various channels.Our ideal candidate will be passionate about data protection, dedicated to delivering exceptional service and driven by a desire to make a positive impact in the education sector. You will embrace our company values of teamwork, care, excellence, straightforwardness, positivity, and delivery, embodying these principles in your daily interactions and work ethic.You will report to the Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of Data ServicesSkills/AbilitiesEssential• Excellent customer service skills and a professional demeanor• Accredited Data Protection Officer (DPO) with legal compliance• Solid knowledge of UK GDPR and national data protection laws• Ability to handle confidential information with integrity and impartiality• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and organisation skills to meet deadlines• Comfortable working independently or as part of a team, including remote work capabilities• Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure.This role is offered on a full–time/full–year basis, it will be either home or office–based depending on location, with the expectation you are required to travel to our customers when required as well as visit the company offices in either Buckinghamshire or Oxfordshire on an ad hoc basis. Due to the nature of this role, candidates will be required to be able to drive and have their own transport. In return, we are offering a salary of up to GBP50,000 depending on experience, benefits include a pension scheme, electric/hybrid car leasing scheme, eye care voucher scheme, mental health first aid, employee assistance programme and employee recognition scheme.Transforming Learning Group (TL Group) comprises of three brands, turn IT on, School ICT Services, and SalamanderSoft, collectively serving over 5,000 schools across the UK and employing nearly 350 staff members. AT TL Group we prioritise schools' technological needs, allowing education to focus on teaching and learning.As an inclusive employer, TLG values diversity, flexibility, and the expertise of its workforce, fostering a supportive and respectful work environment.You may have experience in the following: Compliance Manager, Chief Privacy Officer, Data Privacy Specialist, Information Security Officer, Compliance Analyst, Data Governance Manager, Service Delivery Manager, Service Operations Lead.REF–