Head of Audit

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    Finance & Audit

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  • Salary:

    Circa £60k

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

Our Client, a leading International Professional Services business is looking for Head of Audit to head up a team within their Audit and Quality team and drive the strategy for the division.

Key responsibilities include:

·         Maintain accurate records on data protection requests

·         Produce daily, weekly and monthly comprehensive reports on data protection and information governance matters

·         Deliver a data protection compliance framework in line with regulation, legislation, Capita policy, industry best practice, NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit, and NHS England contractual requirements

·         Conduct data protection risk and compliance assessments against the NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit and other appropriate standards and legislation.

·         Make recommendations relating to business change

·         Facilitate and respond to ICO complaints and requests for information relating to data protection or freedom of information.

·         Support, advise and approve the production and update of privacy/data protection impact assessment documentation (DPIA).

Experience required:

·         Extensive knowledge of Internal Audits and legislation and a track record of delivery strategy across quality and audit

·         Experience of delivering audits within a large organisation

·         Confidence to deliver internal audit presentations both internally and externally and to stakeholders

·         Strong Stakeholder Management skills

·         Able to work under pressure and be resilient

·         Knowledge of the NHS Data Security and protection toolkit desirable

·         Public Sector Experience is desirable but not essential 


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