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Data Protection Officer

  • Location London
  • Job-type Contract
  • Reference BBBH108009
  • Salary £500 - £600 per day
  • Specialisation Technology
  • Posted October 12, 2020

Data Protection Officer

3-6 Months


Start: ASAP

Remote Working

What you will be doing:

  • Provide data privacy and data governance leadership including:
  • Advising and investigating potential data protection breaches
  • Advising on Data Protection Impact Assessments and Controller/Processor Records
  • Advising on Data Subject Requests & Rights Support
  • Advising on FOI requests
  • Correspond and respond to any requests from the Regulator
  • Advise on any complaints or queries raised by Data Subjects
  • Being a core member of the Information Governance Steering Group

  • Complete full audit of current data governance (strategy, framework, privacy notices & policies, processes, systems and contracts) including all business functions

  • Provide data protection advice on Grant Funding Agreement with Central Gov body

  • Lead implementation of a new data governance approach including:
  • Working with the IT Manager to design a cross-organisation framework
  • Recommending a long-term resourcing structure
  • Drafting and updating policies and processes (as appropriate)
  • Preparing and delivering data protection training for all of the business functions and relevant external third parties
  • Ensuring the importance of Data Protection is at the core of day to day activities

  • Establish a process for and monitor actual compliance of policies and with applicable laws and regulation

  • Complete risk assessment and establish ongoing controls, tools and templates to ensure compliance across all the company's business functions

  • Mentor the company's current IT Security Manager


  • Audit Report on company's current data governance
  • Prepare and document processes in relation to data breaches, subject access requests, FOI requests etc. as required
  • Cross-organisation data governance framework
  • Complete suite of fit-for-purpose data policies and procedures
  • Awareness Training programme for staff and relevant third parties
  • Regular reporting on compliance
  • Templates and tools embedded