Data Privacy Senior Director (Financial Services)

Data Privacy Senior Director (Financial Services)

Job Title: Data Privacy Senior Director (Financial Services)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Up to £130000 per annum + Benefits (negotiable)
Reference: DPSD200419_1555758012
Contact Name: Nathan Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 20, 2019 12:00

Job Description

A one-of-a-kind opportunity for a senior Privacy Professional to join a Global Financial Services/Professional Services leader as Privacy Operations Director (Senior Director level).

What does this mean for you?
You will serve as a Global Privacy Leader for the business across 100+ countries with a core focus on leadership and data privacy process improvement.

What does the role entail?

  • You will act as the Chief of Staff for the Chief Privacy Officer
  • Lead data privacy process improvement on a Global scale - developing best practice processes & procedures which embed privacy by design
  • Leadership of a globally dispersed privacy team of experts where you will have the opportunity to build, manage and motivate on a multinational scale
  • Program management to drive forward complex, global projects
  • Embed continuous privacy by design, incident response, data mapping etc. in line with legal & regulatory requirements
  • Chair the data protection officer committee
  • Develop and maintain privacy awareness campaigns including regular training and communications
  • Build key stakeholder partnerships across the firm throughout legal, compliance, security, HR, Data Analytics

What does the role require?

  • Circa 10 years' experience in a privacy/data protection field with demonstrated leadership ability
  • In-depth understanding of trends in the privacy arena, GDPR and other global privacy regulations
  • A background in Financial Services
  • Experience leading complex change programs
  • Ability to work independently and liaise with a range of stakeholders

Preferences for the role?

  • IAPP Qualifications are highly beneficial (CIPP/CIPM)
  • Exposure to Privacy Internationally
  • Ability to thrive in a complex international matrix organisation

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 - Senior Privacy & Data Protection recruitment consultant.

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Direct Line - 02039295885

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