Data Privacy Specialist

Location: London, United Kingdom

Salary: £100,000 - £120,000

Contract Type: Permanent

We are working with a global data intelligence firm that is further maturing its Data Privacy function and seeking an experienced Data Privacy / Data Protection professional to take charge of this newly created role.

You will work closely with the Information Security department to help promote good data privacy/data protection hygiene.

This role combines operational and advisory responsibilities and calls for an understanding of governance risk and compliance (GRC).

This is a truly global organization with offices in the city of London. Given that many of your key stakeholders are globally dispersed, it is important to grasp international Data Privacy laws.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Helping mature the data privacy function and raising awareness of data privacy standards and processes to various key stakeholders and teams globally.
  • Performing and managing Risk Impact Assessments and Incident Management reporting.
  • Review and update data privacy procedures and communicate this effectively to the organization, e.g., through training and awareness campaigns.
  • Work with relevant teams such as compliance and risk to assess the robustness of third-party and supplier agreements in line with privacy law.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Experience in Data Privacy laws across multiple global jurisdictions.
  • Degree educated.
  • A background in professional services e.g., banking, insurance, consultancy i.e., blue-chip organizations.
  • Knowledge of GDPR or other privacy frameworks.
  • Knowledge of risk/security frameworks such as ISO27001, PCI DSS, NIST, etc.
  • Data Privacy certs or associations such as CIPP, CIPM, or CIPT.

This is a new role within an established organization with a track record of global success.

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