Data Privacy Advisor (Global Tech Brand)

Data Privacy Advisor (Global Tech Brand)

Job Title: Data Privacy Advisor (Global Tech Brand)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West England, England
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: 05/11/2018
Reference: DPA110918_1536655315
Contact Name: Nathan Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 11, 2018 09:41

Job Description

Excellent opportunity to join a leading multinational Technology company based in the South West as a Data Privacy Advisor.

Lawrence Harvey are working exclusively to recruit for two Data Privacy Advisors to act as subject matter experts across an expanding global privacy team.

Salary - £40-60k + Benefits

This company have a range of cutting edge projects under development with a strong culture dedicated to innovation and new product development where they have a global reputation for quality. Their fantastic headquarters in the South West offers a unique culture suitable for candidates who thrive on challenge and are excited by change.

Key responsibilities
*Maintain and enhance privacy compliance requirements with the global organization.
*Support periodic review of applicable data protection policies in light of changes in laws, regulatory or organizational policy.
*Support data protection compliance reviews and oversee remediation activities.
*Support monitoring of system/processes development for privacy and data protection compliance.
*Support and the maintenance of vendor privacy due diligence and contractual safeguards.
*Monitoring and evaluation of evolving laws, rules, regulations and guidance to help maintain compliance and strategic alignment.
*Pro-actively conduct data protection impact assessments
*Responsible for timely processing of data subject rights requests and complaints
*Review and maintain data processing records (Art 30. GDPR)
*Work with commercial and IT teams to ensure that privacy requirements are embedded 'by design' into systems and processes that use personal identifiable information
*Participate in the campaign management process for marketing providing validation and sign-off of consent agreements and use of data to support marketing campaigns
*Maintain awareness of changes to legislation, emergence of case law and other areas relevant to privacy and data protection that affect commercial and IT and product communications and briefing materials to share this awareness with key stakeholders
*Report and escalate privacy risk arising from 'business change' that affects personal identifiable information handled by commercial and IT
*Support commercial and IT in the resolution and response to any incident affecting personal identifiable information

Key skills:
*Previous experience (1-3 years) of working as privacy subject matter expert
*Previous experience within a legal, compliance or data protection role having worked with data protection laws, with sound working knowledge of privacy compliance requirements in key territories in which the company operates (South East Asia, Americas etc.)
*Knowledge of the Privacy, ideally demonstrated with an appropriate qualification (e.g. CIPP/E or CIPP/M)
*Excellent written and verbal communications skills, able to communicate effectively with people at all levels both inside and outside of the company, tailoring messaging to audience
*High attention to detail
*Good time management and organisation
*Capable of working independently, but within a team structure
*Ability to build trusted relationships with colleagues and key stakeholders
*Self-starter, confidence to independently seek resolutions to issues when appropriate

This is a great opportunity for a mid-level experienced Data Protection professional to play a large part in shaping a global rebrand of the Privacy in a well-known multinational brand. The function is already doing some very exciting work and you would have the opportunity to contribute considerably to its success.

To discuss this opportunity in more detail please do not hesitate to apply to this advertisement or get in touch with Nathan Wilson direct at Lawrence Harvey to arrange a confidential conversation - Privacy recruitment specialist.

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Direct Line - 02039295885

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