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Dougie McAndrew

Our client, a global bank, continues to grow and develop its capabilities around data governance, management and privacy – to help them manage the significant risks and opportunities data presents.

One particular area of focus is Compliance Data. They are looking for a Compliance Data Analyst to join their team in Edinburgh, reporting directly into the Global Head of Data Governance for Compliance. It is a wide ranging role with responsibilities as diverse as:

Driving implementation of the Data Privacy TOM across Compliance
Directing the development of Data Privacy & Protection policies, standards and controls
Identifying areas of improvement in local practices
Helping manage the relationships with regulators
Acting as an SME in business change and projects across Compliance and the wider business
Working with an array of different stakeholders across the group
Ensuring business intelligence and analytics capabilities are developed and implemented
Develop awareness of data privacy across the teams and foster the right culture


It is a great opportunity to deepen and broaden your data privacy and protection experience significantly. As well as enabling you to hone your skills around stakeholder management, governance, analytics/BI, training and communication – in a complex and dynamic organisation.

To be successful in the role, you will need as a minimum …

Strong data privacy experience – including working with regulations or data protection/privacy projects, GDPR programmes, etc.
Good knowledge of GDPR regulation and knowledge of other data privacy frameworks globally.
Be interested in technology, solutions, ability to apply the theory to practise and be a bridge between different stakeholders, especially, IT and legal.
Strong analytical skills required to organise and analyse multiple, complex data sets as well as strong interpersonal, organizational, communication and creative thinking skills.

If you are interested in finding out more and have the right skills and experience, please get in touch.

Adam Appointments is the only Scottish agency specialising exclusively in Corporate Governance recruitment.

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