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Data Governance Officer

  • Location: Derbyshire
  • Salary: c. £45,000 - £50,000 + Benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Paul Sherlock
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 03 July 2020
  • Job Ref: PS/16713

Our client is a highly reputable financial services business who are currently recruiting for a newly created role of Data Governance Officer. Reporting to the Head of Risk & Compliance, the role is designed to assist the business in achieving full compliance with regulatory and legal obligations.

Key Responsibilities:

Work with the Data Protection Lead to develop and implement data governance arrangements to support compliance with current legislation, industry standards, to include but not limited to:

  • maintain Data Protection procedures and activities in accordance with legislation, advising on compliance with GDPR, monitoring adherence to requirements;
  • ensure that all relevant related policies are reviewed and approved on at least an annual basis;
  • maintain the Information Asset Register ensuring it contains an up to date record of all personal data processing activities;
  • oversee the Data Retention policy to ensure that data is retained in line with the approved schedules;
  • oversee the processing of data subject access requests in line with the Data Protection Act 2018;
  • work with the Project teams to complete Data Protection Impact Assessment and RAIDs for key projects;
  • investigating any potential and actual data breaches and subsequent reporting to the Information Commissioners Office; and 
  • produce management information to a high standard by the required timeframe for submission to the relevant Committee and/or Board.

Key Requirements:    

  • Relevant Data Protection qualification
  • Proven ability to understand relevant regulations and legislation, apply and embed them within BAU operations.
  • Highest standard of honesty, integrity and conduct .
  • Able to produce output to high standard within a specific timeframe
  • Experience of producing and delivering MI to senior management