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Data Protection Manager

  • Location: York
  • Salary: CIRCA £50,000 + BENEFITS per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Compliance, Risk Management
  • Contact: Richard Abelson
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2748
  • Expiry Date: 24 April 2024
  • Job Ref: RA/11561

​Data Protection Manager

Do you want to work for a company that is not driven by profit, but by providing excellent service? A company that is sustained by a genuine community, with everyone coming together to support each other? With a 118-year history and a mutual ethos, this company provides an amazing opportunity to work in a diverse and dynamic environment. 

About the Role:

This company is seeking a Data Protection Manager to join their Risk and Compliance department on a 12 month fixed term basis. The role is based in York with a mixture of 3 days office and 2 days working from home.

The successful candidate will report to the Data Protection Officer and will be responsible for ensuring that projects embed data protection by design and by default, providing regulatory advice, support and challenge to the business on data protection legislation and cyber security matters, monitoring compliance with data protection laws and internal data protection policies, advising on and assisting with project data protection impact assessments, producing data maps, and ensuring effective compliance with the business’s Risk Management Framework.


  • Strong demonstrable experience of working as a Data Protection Manager or senior data protection role in a FCA regulated financial services business

  • Experience of completion of all data protection activities including expert advice, monitoring and oversight

  • Excellent written and verbal communicator able to influence senior stakeholders and leverage/negotiate resources across the group to achieve objectives

  • Professional, self-motivated, approachable, collaborative and calm, able to prioritise and work on own or as part of a team to provide pragmatic advice and solutions to meet a range of stakeholder needs

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.