FTC Group Data Protection Officer – FTSE 100 – Bedfordshire
We are seeking a data protection officer on behalf of our client, a FTSE 100 business based in Bedfordshire. You will be responsible for ensuring that data protection is an enabler and not a hindrance, allowing the business to take advantage of its digital assets while nurturing a culture of data protection, reflecting the organisational commitments to customers and employees.
Key accountabilities include:
- Develop, maintain and implement a strategic approach to data privacy and data governance in accordance with data privacy law, other data-related laws and regulations, and relevant codes of practice.
- Work in partnership with departments to ensure that risks are mitigated through the use of appropriate technical and organisational controls and that risks outside risk appetite are accepted by the appropriate level of management.
- Manage and update records of processing including compliance with all principles and establishing the legal basis of processing.
- Record key privacy risk decisions, management of privacy risk register and link to enterprise risk register.
The successful candidate with have expert knowledge of data privacy legislation including GDPR as well as experience dealing with DPAs, governments and industry bodies. If you enjoy working independently and with integrity, we’d like to hear from you.