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GDPR & Privacy Specialist

  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary: £65K - £75K
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: tew-1719756
  • Sector: Privacy/Data Protection
Job Description

One of the UK's most  interesting insurers are looking for a privacy specialist to assist the newly appointed DPO in reforming the firms privacy structure. 

  • Establish a robust DP compliance framework to ensure that the requisite controls operate effectively
  • Oversee the creation of DP Risk and Control Assessments and Record of Processing Activity across the group to improve DP compliance
  • Collaborate with other departments to implement and embed DP Risk and Control assessments
  • Providing advice and progress reports to all relevant stakeholders
  • Perform in-depth analysis of DP issues, undertake root cause analysis and propose actions to improve performance
  • Identify and suggest possible mitigations to key DP risks
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and laws relating to DP and risk assessments
  • Drive a culture of compliance, including compliance with DP, throughout the group
  • Work with support functions and business stakeholders including Directors, Senior Management and Client Company Boards
  • Define guidance, standards and processes that support the above requirements
  • Effect successful change in ensuring controls and guidance are cascaded and effective
  • Devise a mechanism for continuous improvement to evolve process
  • Introduce new standards and controls through the process of continuous improvement


Role requirements


  • Extensive experience in in data protection, data management/control and data quality/standards
  • The ability to manage and influence complex stakeholders and partnering relationships
  • Technically very strong with an ability to communicate and present data protection requirements in an easily digestible form to key stakeholders including internal board level
  • Good interpersonal abilities with strong gravitas and ambassadorial skills with an ability to influence
  • Proven analytical and systematic thinking skills
  • Proven track record in driving improvement in organisational competence in a DP capacity


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