Privacy Specialist (IT/Data)

Privacy Specialist (IT/Data)

Job Title: Privacy Specialist (IT/Data)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: South West England, England
Salary: £350 - £380 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NWPSIT060818_1533563139
Contact Name: Nathan Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 06, 2018 14:45

Job Description

Exciting opportunity to join a multinational brand based in South-West England as an interim Privacy Specialist.

Day rates - circa £350-380 p/day
Length - initial 3-6 months
Start date - ASAP

*Educate, influence and support Group functions to ensure their awareness of privacy and data protection requirements, including those of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
*Work with teams within the business to ensure that privacy requirements are embedded 'by design' into systems and processes that use personal identifiable information (PII)
*Support the Global Privacy Counsel in implementing the GDPR Readiness Plan
*As a workstream lead for Data/IT you will be heavily working alongside the Head of Data
*Provide 'subject matter expert' support to transformation and change projects that affect PII
*Maintain awareness of changes to legislation, emergence of case law and other areas relevant to privacy and data protection that affect the processing of PII and share this awareness with key stakeholders informing them of the relevant impact
*Conduct Privacy Impact Assessments and report and escalate privacy risk arising from 'business change' that affects personal identifiable information
*Support in the resolution and response to any incident affecting personal identifiable information

Skills / Experience
*Must have detailed knowledge of privacy and data protection legal requirements, ideally in a global or multi-national business
*Must have experience of implementing privacy and data protection legal requirements in practice
*Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
*Must be flexible, pragmatic and an excellent communicator
*Must be solution-focused and able to help the business meet their goals whilst handling PII in a legally compliant and trustworthy way
*Experience & interest in different elements of Data - insights, analytics, AI, IoT etc.
*Experience in managing a team highly desirable

Lawrence Harvey are currently engaging exclusively with this client on support of this position. I am a big fan of the work they are doing with some fantastic multinational developments in their offering. If you are interested in finding out more information, please apply to this advertisement as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Lawrence Harvey is acting as an Employment Business in regards to this position.
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