Data Protection Manager

Expiring today

Thomas Dessain
50000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual
04 Jul 2024
24 Jul 2024
Job Type
Data Protection
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

Thomas and Dessain are recruiting on behalf of a large legal advice service provider who are looking for a Data Protection Manager to join their team.

You will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining comprehensive data protection strategies that safeguard the companies data assets against unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction

The Job:

  • Development and implementation of policies and procedures within date protection in compliance with relevant applicable laws
  • Play a key role in conducting and supporting audits and risk assessments
  • Be able to identify risks and vulnerabilities within data protection and GDPR
  • Liaise with external authorities and professional advisers
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to senior management and other departments on data protection matters, including data processing activities and data security practices
  • Help develop and deliver data protection training to all staff business– wide
  • Deal with and respond to internal and external queries
  • Support the implementation of any data protection related projects
  • Monitor and analyse changes in data protection laws and regulations, and update internal policies and procedures, as necessary
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure compliance

The Ideal candidate:

  • Ba in Law, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Relevant professional certification is highly desirable
  • Experience within Data Protection ideally within legal/ financial services
  • Extensive knowledge of data protection laws and up to date practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem–solving skills, with a detail–oriented approach
  • Ability to consider organisation–wide implications when making decisions

Interested? Apply now