Data Protection Officer

Location
Worthing, West Sussex
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
03 Oct 2016
Closes
31 Oct 2016
Ref
Req/404881
Contact
Chloe Morris
Sector
Legal
Function
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Data Protection Officer
Worthing

Our client, a leading employer based in Worthing are recruiting for a Data Protection Officer.

You will be responsible for all aspects of information law compliance, reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer. Working with colleagues across the wider business, you will ensure that information is handled in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Data Protection Act (DPA), Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and any related codes of practice and guidance. To enable this, you will ensure that the appropriate policy, risk, governance and compliance systems are in place .

You will develop appropriate channels, management reporting and escalation processes between the CFO, Head of Data (HOD), Information Asset Owners (IAOs), as well as other internal and external stakeholders.

For this role you will match the following criteria;

* ISEB in Data Protection preferably at Practitioner level.
* Significant work experience of performing a similar role, ideally with exposure to customer services organisations.
* Working knowledge of Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts
* Experience of managing an information incident and breach management processes
* Experience demonstrated in training staff at all levels of an organisation
* Proven track record of leading and managing a team.
* Working knowledge of information management good practice and of ISO27001:2013.


Ideally you will be Degree qualified (e.g. LLB/LLM in legal related subject, for example in information law, or equivalent where it can be evidenced by professional experience/development).

To work for this market leading company please apply as directed!

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