Data Protection Analyst

06 Jul 2024
14 Jul 2024
Job Type
Data Protection
Employer Sector
Banking & Finance
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Introduction

This is a great entry–level opportunity to join an established Privacy, Policy & Awareness team in the Information Security department. You'll be responsible for operating the bank's data subject rights process, ensuring our customers' and employee's data protection rights are fully complied with in accordance with the Bank's Data Protection Policy, Control Standards and procedures

Main Responsibilities

The main responsibilities of the Data Protection Analyst role are to:

  • Be responsible for operating the Bank's data subject rights process in line with the Bank's Control Standards and procedures;
  • Act as the Bank's the lead request handler, centrally coordinating and managing end–to–end data subject rights requests (e.g. DSARs, deletion, portability, restriction requests) received from customers and employees, to ensure their data protection rights are fully complied with in line with the Bank's Control Standards and procedures
  • Coordinate the fulfilment of data subject requests with branch, departments, Product Owners, System Owners and other key business stakeholders, as required
  • Be responsible for ongoing maintenance and maturity of the Bank's data subject rights request process, including maintenance of all operational procedures, instructions, guidance and other key artefacts;
  • Maintain appropriate records of data subject rights in accordance with Bank's Control Standards and procedures
  • Responsible for maintaining effective performance metrics (KPIs) to monitor and report on the operational of the Bank's data subject rights process, including potential trends, issues and agreed improvement actions, to inform and support timely decision making on the bank's operational performance and areas for continual improvement, including creating effective performance and risk scorecards for Handelsbanken UK Governance Forums

Ideal Candidate

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  • Good understanding and practical experience of data privacy best practice relating to handling data subject rights, ideally including technical and non–technical aspects and knowledge of wider information security concepts
  • Good understanding of branch operational processes
  • Plan, organise and prioritise tasks and projects effectively
  • Pragmatic, and effectively balances risk and control requirements with commercial drivers
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively

Company Information

Handelsbanken is a relationship bank with a decentralised way of working, a strong local presence thanks to a nationwide network of branches, and a long–term approach to customer relations. Each Handelsbanken branch operates as a local business enabling it to make decisions at a local level and provide a bespoke service. The focus is always on the need of the individual customer and not on the sale of specific products.

We are embarking on an exciting Business Transformation journey. This transformation will significantly enhance our technology system systems, processes and services, bringing evolution to our ways of working. Join us in this transformative journey, where your dedication, adaptability and commitment will play a crucial role in shaping the future of banking for our valued customers

The Bank is deeply committed to embedding good equality and diversity practice into all of our activities. This is so that we are an inclusive, welcoming and inspiring place to work that encourages everyone to apply, regardless of socio–economic background, age, disability, pregnancy and/or parental status, race (including colour, nationality, and ethnic or national origin), veteran status, marital and civil partnership status, religion or belief, sex, gender reassignment or sexual orientation.

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At Handelsbanken, we deeply value our unique culture and values including trust in and respect for each individual. We take pride in nurturing a work environment where people flourish, and where they are empowered to take decisions in their areas of expertise. We take a long term perspective in everything we do and want each employee who joins us to build a long terms successful career with the Bank.

What is in it for you?

  • We have a wide range of learning and development available, empowering and enabling our colleagues to take ownership of their own development.
  • Competitive Salary and an extensive range of benefits is provided, including private medical insurance, income protection and life assurance
  • A market–leading pension contribution of 15% paid by the bank, which can be invested in a wide range of funds (including ESG and Shariah funds)

Application next steps

Your journey with us begins once you have submitted your application. One of our Handelsbanken recruiters will be reviewing your details and will later organise a phone conversation if you match the role requirements. If there is a mutual fit, we will extend an invitation for you to participate in an interview.

How can we support you to be your best self? Our Talent Acquisition team will be happy to provide support e.g. if you need additional time to prepare for an interview or you have any requirements for any part of the interview/hiring process – just let us know by email .

This advert will be live for a minimum of two weeks. However, please note that after the two weeks, the closing date could change at any time depending on the number of responses received.