Data Protection Specialist

5 days left

Recruiter
Reach plc
Location
City of London, London, England
Salary
Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted
31 May 2018
Closes
28 Jun 2018
Ref
0023260
Contact
Reach plc
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Reach is looking to appoint a Data Protection Specialist which will be based here within our Canary Wharf Head Office. The successful candidate will step into this newly created role and will be an integral part in driving GDPR and Data Protection initiatives across our entire business.

Description

Data Protection Specialist - Canary Wharf

Reach is looking to appoint a Data Protection Specialist which will be based here within our Canary Wharf Head Office. The successful candidate will step into this newly created role and will be an integral part in driving GDPR and Data Protection initiatives across our entire business.

We are seeking an individual that has an excellent ability in organisation, planning and prioritising of tasks. Someone that will thrive with problem-solving, and has the confidence to seek resolutions to issues without being asked to do so. These are the attributes of people we like to surround ourselves with here at Reach, so by joining us, you will find yourself working along like minded, passionate and driven individuals focused on driving our business forward.

Our Business:

Reach (Formally Trinity Mirror) has an award winning portfolio of newspapers, websites and digital products and is one of the UK's largest multimedia companies employing more than six thousand people across more than sixty locations around the country.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a point of contact with line of business data protection champions
  • Provide advice and guidance on how to comply with the company data protection policies and guidance
  • Maintaining a corporate data protection advice wiki
  • Performing regular reviews of data protection compliance with line of business teams.
  • Participate in meetings with managers to ensure privacy by design at all levels
  • Monitor legislative and ICO guidance on GDPR and Data Protection in general and advice the Data Protection Steering group on operational changes to policy and process
  • Arrange training for Data Protection compliance
  • Liaise with legal and interdepartmental on data protection matters.
  • Assist line of business data protection champions with Data Privacy Impact Assessments

Ideal Candidate

  • Experience of managing customer data in a commercial environment
  • Familiarity with computer security systems
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Ethical, with the ability to remain impartial and report all areas of potential non compliance
  • Organisational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, ideally with experience of working across all levels of a business, to director level

What You Need To Know

In addition to competitive salaries, bonus structures (if applicable) and a contributory pension scheme, Trinity Mirror Group plc offer a whole host of voluntary flexible benefits. These include a car scheme, holiday purchase, childcare vouchers, cycle scheme, staff discounts, season tickets & parking loans and an employee assistance programme.

We are committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process. We will be reviewing applications as they are received so please don't delay in submitting your application.