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Data Protection Manager

  • Location

    Leeds

  • Discipline:

    Risk Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £40,000

  • Consultant:

    #

  • Email:

    mayres@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    MA/15534

  • Published:

    3 months ago

Role Overview: 

Public sector organisation is looking to hire a Data Protection Manager to be located out of their West Yorkshire HQ in Leeds.  The role will have responsibility for supporting governance compliance and the delivery and maintenance of a Data Protection compliance framework.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Deliver a data protection compliance framework in line with regulation, legislation, industry best practice
  • Develop routine compliance reports
  • Support, advise and approve the production and update of privacy/data protection impact assessment documentation (DPIA).
  • Assist in the management of the Information Asset Register and data flow register
  • Maintain accurate records on data protection requests
  • Produce daily, weekly and monthly comprehensive reports on data protection and information governance
  • Facilitate and respond to ICO complaints and requests for information relating to data protection or freedom of information.
  • Conduct data protection risk and compliance assessments
  • Effectively prioritise workload 

The Person:

  • Track record of delivering data protection frameworks
  • Detailed knowledge of data protection legislation
  • Knowledge of Freedom of information legislation
  • Experience of delivering audit, compliance and risk and assessments
  • Experience of responding to Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) and information rights requests
  • Experience of delivering presentations on data protection and information governance to all levels.
  • Excellent relationship and stakeholder management
  • Experience of risk management
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict timescales imposed by legislation and business need
  • Ability to communicate and influence at a senior level, including at Director level.