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Lucy Adam

Our client, one of the largest providers of insurance services in the United Kingdom and a FTSE 100 business, is looking to recruit a Data Protection SME in this Group-wide role to support their acquisitive growth strategy and customer centric culture from a data protection perspective. This role is a key hire in a high-performing and well regarded Data Protection team, helping the leadership team achieve their DP objectives, playing a crucial part implementing and maintaining a strategy and framework for managing data protection. ,This organisation has a strong reputation in the market as a great place to work and realise your potential – please get in touch to hear more!

Based in Edinburgh or Birmingham, worked flexibly between home and the office

Key responsibilities include to:
• Be a point of contact for all areas of the Group for the provision of advice relating to compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, UK GDPR & EU General Data Protection Regulation, Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) and all associated legislation and guidance.
• Devise, implement and maintain the data protection policies, guidelines, training and associated materials for the Group to identify, manage, monitor and report on the regulatory data protection risks that the Group is exposed to.
• Produce relevant Data Protection MI and communicate the risk position through relevant risk governance reporting.
• Promote data protection compliance within the organisation supporting the embedding of a strong DP culture.
• Actively manage the oversight and assurance of, and build closer working relationships with, strategic and critical suppliers.
• Manage data protection incidents including the regulatory notifiable events, liaising with the regulator as appropriate and ensuring that the business takes a risk-based and compliant approach to remediation.
• Oversee the response to subject access requests, data protection complaints, queries and privacy impact assessments
• Oversee the Group’s response to key pieces of data protection legislation or the moving regulatory and threat landscape

We're looking for:
• Proven in-depth Data Protection experience & detailed knowledge of Data Protection Act 2018, Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) and General Data Protection Regulation and all associated legislation and guidance.
• Experience in national, international and European data protection laws and practices including an in-depth understanding of the GDPR.
• Ability to work autonomously
• Strong stakeholder management skills at all levels

Our client is offering a compelling remuneration package for the right candidate. If this sounds interesting and you have the relevant experience, please get in touch with Lucy Adam for further information.

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