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Data Privacy Officer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £55,000-£60,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Edward Manson
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0203 637 1601
  • Expiry Date: 11 June 2024
  • Job Ref: EM/11254

MERJE are delighted to partner with this highly prestigious and fast growing UK Bank. This is a newly created role and a fantastic opportunity to join a firm which continues to be at the forefront of its industry.

You will support the Senior Manager, Information Security & Privacy with regulatory responsibilities for the business aspects of privacy and information security and mainly cover the following:

  • Operate within the terms of the applicable decision-making frameworks to ensure that the Bank can provide the required level of evidence to the UK regulators regarding independence and risk management activities.

  • Partnering with the First and Second line of defence Controls, Risk and Compliance functions to monitor and review output around data breach management.

  • Ensure that privacy and security risks are identified and managed appropriately

  • Support the drafting, assessing and implementation of policies, guidance and process relating to information security and privacy.

  • Review internal monitoring of the Bank's compliance against information security, privacy and related compliance areas in line with identified key performance indicators and measures.

  • Support projects and/or initiatives which entail UK information security or privacy requirements.

  • Contribute to and assist in the delivery of the information security and privacy training and awareness programmes.

  • Promote a culture of choice, control, transparency and proportionate security in handling personal data by working with and influencing internal and external stakeholders

Ideal candidate:

  • Experience working within information security and data privacy (1-2 years)

  • Experience of assessing key documents such as frameworks, policies and procedures.

  • Understanding and working knowledge of Privacy, Data Protection and Information Security principles and protocols.

  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Confident in dealing with complex situations and communicating (written and verbal) confidently

  • Ability to manage own workload and prioritise multiple tasks.

  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines.

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities. If you would like this job advertisement in an alternative format, please contact MERJE directly.