Data Protection Officer
|Job Title:||Data Protection Officer|
|Location:||Bradford, West Yorkshire|
|Salary:||£50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits|
|Contact Name:||Alex Howard-Smith|
|Job Published:||September 15, 2016 13:25|
To be a core part of the Secretariat Unit, they are looking for a qualified data protection professional, with expert knowledge in data protection law and good knowledge of information security principles and practices.
The purpose role of is to ensure that the organisation complies with the Data Protection Act 1998, and to ensure that employees are fully informed of their own responsibilities for acting within the law and that the public, including employees, are informed of their rights under the Act.
Responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:
*Inform and advise the business and its employees about their obligations to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other data protection laws
*Monitor compliance with the GDPR and other data protection laws, including managing internal data protection activities, advise on data protection impact assessments; train staff and conduct internal audits
*Be the first point of contact for supervisory authorities and for individuals whose data is processed (employees, customers, etc.)
*Develop, Implement and enforce a suitable and relevant Data Protection Policy (including best practices) and ensure it is reviewed on an annual basis
*Assist with investigations into complaints about breaches of the Act and undertake reporting/remedial action as required. Maintain a log of any incidents and remedial recommendations and actions
The business itself is well regarded for the service it provides regionally and considered a major contributor to UK infrastructure and would provide a superb platform for a Data Protection expert to continue their progressive career development.
If this role is of interest, apply through the portal or contact Alex Howard-Smith via firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
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