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Director of Privacy- a FTSE 100 company

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £competitive
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: aj167108
  • Sector: Commerce & Industry, Professional Services
Job Description

A FTSE 100 company is seeking an experienced data protection/privacy lawyer to head up their Information Governance function as Director of Privacy.

This position will report into Chief Compliance Officer and operate in a strategic role, advising the Plc on all matters relating to data protection and privacy. The initial focus of this positon will be to set up a framework to ensure the companies compliance with the GDPR. This position will manage a team of 10 people spread across 2 offices, as well as hold the DPO title for the Plc. 

The ideal candidate for this opportunity will be a qualified lawyer with a minimum of 7 years PQE. Experience working in a substantial organisation would be highly advantageous, however pure private practice experience would also be considered. You will need to have significant data protection/privacy experience as well as a strong business acumen. The position will require the post holder to operate a senior level and will be expected to demonstrate gravitas and leadership qualities.

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