Head of Privacy & Data Protection

Head of Privacy & Data Protection

Job Title: Head of Privacy & Data Protection
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Up to £100000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: HoP171218_1545034478
Contact Name: Nathan Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 17, 2018 08:14

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for an accomplished Privacy Pro to join a leading Financial Services firm to spearhead their Data Protection Office which sits in the Second line of defence.

The opportunity will be based in London where you will act as a primary SME for contact on all privacy matters establishing a global data protection function across EMEA & Americas.

The main purpose of the role:

*Reporting into the CRO you will be responsible for implementing a privacy framework across the business in adherence to privacy regulations & best practice standards
*Understand and advise on the privacy risks & obligations faced by both the regulated and unregulated firms within the group structure; ensuring senior management and other stakeholders understand those risks and can make informed decisions

Key responsibilities:

*Promoting privacy culture across the business, understanding & taking ownership of managing such risks
*Act as the Privacy SME for all data protection matters
*Be seen as a discussion partner alongside the Data Privacy champions
*Managing a team of Privacy Analysts - managing allocation & prioritisation of work
*Liaising with a mix of stakeholders such as Information Security, HR, Client Due Diligence, Privacy Champions in relation to all data protection regulatory matters
*Oversee Records of Processing, Data Mapping for various functions, renewing & updating privacy policies & procedures

*A seasoned Privacy Pro who has prior experience developing Privacy Functions & putting in place a Global Privacy by Design framework.
*Preferably you will have experience working across Financial Services but by no means a solidified requirement.
*Previously held a senior Privacy management position in a reputable firm
*Management experience is ideal but not a necessity

If this opportunity sounds of interest and you would like to be considered, 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 - Data Privacy Recruitment Specialist.

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Direct Line - 02039295885

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