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Head of Compliance and Data Protection Officer

Sacco Mann
England, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
Closing date
30 Jul 2024

Job Details

This Newcastle Upon Tyne based manufacturing business with a global presence, is looking to recruit a Head of Compliance and Data Protection Officer. A great opportunity to lead on corporate compliance with a major household name brand.

In this exciting new role, you will be working across all things compliance including taking on the role of the DPO, and so strong, broad compliance experience is a must, as is solid exposure to data protection matters. Day-to-day you will be involved in the development and delivery of compliance training across the business, horizon scanning on regulatory requirements and ensuring compliance with mandatory obligations across a wide range of areas. You will also have responsibility for a small team and the ideal candidate will have management experience or will be keen to make a step up into a management position.

This role will report to the General Counsel and would suit an experienced compliance professional who has worked within a similar business environment and has an in depth understanding of high risk compliance requirements (competition, anti-bribery etc.). Alternatively, the business would also be happy to consider applications from regulatory lawyers who might be looking for something a little different.

If this Head of Compliance and Data Protection Officer opportunity sounds interesting, please don't hesitate to contact Sophie Linley at Sacco Mann on 0113 236 6711 for a confidential discussion.


Sacco Mann is a well established Legal and IP recruitment consultancy handling qualified and non-qualified assignments into both Private Practice and Industry. With almost 20 years experience of recruiting for some of the biggest names in the sector, we’ll be able to advise you on either your next crucial career move or your own recruitment needs for your team/business.
We’re different in that we know recruitment is about you. We can offer advice, choice and educated market intelligence/opinion on account of our presence and reputation, however in the end it’s about what works best for you.
We’ve a high number of expert consultants who are experienced of recruiting at every level. For more information or to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact us on:0113 245 3338 for Leeds, Yorkshire & the North East,  0161 831 6890 for Manchester and the North West and 0845 241 5644. Birmingham, West and East Midlands or visit our website;

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