Vacancy Details


Data Protection Specialist

Sue Hill Recruitment
London
Temporary
Date Posted 17/07/18
Reference: DR-LDN-25282

About the company

Leading Financial Institution has an immediate requirement, ideally for a security cleared individual to work as a Data Protection Specialist within their Security and Privacy Division until the end of December 2018.


What you'll be doing

The Security and Privacy Division is responsible for informing the defence of the Institutions information, systems, people and interests against cyber threats. SPD is led by the Chief Information Security Officer, who reports to the Chief Operating Officer. This role will be part of the GDPR Project team.

The increasing frequency of well-publicised losses of sensitive data have underlined why the Institution takes seriously its responsibilities in relation to personal data. The jobholder will play an important part in making sure that the Institution meets its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation as part of a project team supporting the Data Protection Officer, principally by providing high quality advice to business areas on the appropriate handling of personal information, as well as by delivering staff training and awareness initiatives. In return, the job-holder will enjoy the chance to work as part of a professional team.

Reporting to the project business owner, the role holder will:

- Support the ongoing delivery of the GDPR compliance project
- Drawing on expert knowledge, provide high-quality and timely advice on compliance with all aspects of the General Data Protection Regulation, and related legislation, supporting stakeholders around the Institution
- As necessary, provide expert input into Privacy Impact Assessments and other privacy risk assessments to assess the impact of proposed changes to business processes and agree appropriate mitigating actions
- Where necessary, advise on the management and resolution of incidents involving personal data.
- Support the review and refresh of relevant policies, procedures and guidance.
- Undertake routine monitoring and provide demonstrable assurance that data protection controls are operating effectively.
- Help to shape initiatives to drive a culture that values and respects data relating to individuals.


Why you’ll be hired

Why you'll be hired
To be considered for this role you will:
- Have demonstrable relevant experience as a practising privacy practitioner, evidenced through professional experience and the completion of relevant professional qualifications.
- Have strong communication skills and the ability to articulate themselves clearly, both orally and in writing.
- Be able to exchange sensitive and complex information, using the most appropriate method for their audience and adopting their style where required, including when needing to deliver tough messages.
- Have good judgement and the ability to stay calm under pressure, with the ability to manage competing priorities.
- Be capable of working under minimal supervision or direction on work that may have a level of complexity, co-ordinating the work of others where necessary and escalating as appropriate.
- Be able to take organisational view and encourage team and others to consider wider issues.
- Show an understanding of the role and functions of the Institution
- Have an interest in wider data protection and privacy issues


Why you should apply

Why you should apply
This is a role that requires an exceptional candidate who can provide expertise from day 1
This role is paying a very competitive rate of between £500 - £550 a day
If you are interested in learning more: Please get in touch on 020 7378 5459 or on [email protected]


TFPL Suehill
Sue Hill Recruitment and TFPL Limited are part of the Progility Group