Data Protection Manager - Insurance

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    £55,000 - £65,000

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    almost 3 years ago

A newly created strategic Group role to provide policy, procedures, guidance and oversight for this Group of successful companies on all aspects of Data Protection.


  • Develop and implement a strategy for Data Protection legislation adherence – including oversight and testing of data protection and information security controls and processes
  • Ensure procedures and processes adopted by the business comply with legal and regulatory requirements, optimise business objectives and minimise business risk
  • Manage and maintain an effective Data Protection framework including oversight and monitoring
  • Continuously assess and provide assurance on the regulatory risk for the Group and identify and implement appropriate mitigating factors
  • Oversight of the Subject Access Request process and quality control procedures
  • Responding to regulators with appropriate quality and standard and within mandated reporting schedules
  • Analyse, manage and monitor DP risks
  • Ensure appropriate risk reporting and escalation processes are in place for all DP related matters within the business
  • Identify solutions to resolve potential regulatory barriers to commercial objectives
  • Build and manage key stakeholder relationships
  • Oversee the SAR process


Key Competencies:

  • Possess sound technical understanding of data protection laws and regulations and be the sole source of technical expertise on DP reporting to the Group Compliance Officer
  • Understand GDPR and provide relevant guidance about its impact
  • Significant experience of Data Protection within the financial services industry
  • Holder of ISEB certification or relevant professional DP qualification
  • Good level of risk management risk mitigation
  • Good understanding of IT processing and systems
  • Keep ahead of legislation, professional and technical change understanding implications and shares this effectively with others
  • Be able to provide clear, pragmatic advice
  • Able to effectively assess priorities and deadlines
  • Strong influencing skills, especially at executive level
  • Comfortable working as a change agent at all levels
  • Good communication and negotiation skills coupled with the ability to build successful relationships
  • Commercial acumen
  • Decisive, resilient, detail focused and professional