Privacy Officer

Location
Cornwall and Devon
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 May 2017
Expires
12 May 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Privacy Officer
Corporate Team
The UK’s Number One Law Firm

We are ranked number 16 on the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to work for 2017 list!

A new position has been created for an experienced Privacy Officer.

This role is a full time opportunity working 9am – 5.15pm Monday to Friday.

The Role:

You will be working as a Privacy Officer within the Corporate team, but also working closely with the internal compliance team.

This role will have an internal and external function.

From an external perspective, you will visit clients’ businesses to assist with data protection audit exercises including data mapping, and be able to provide staff and board-level training to clients.

Internally, you will spend time on internal data protection compliance, including data mapping and auditing the firm’s current processes, liaising with business support teams and assisting with developing and implementing a strategy for data protection compliance under the General Data Protection Regulations.

Are you the right person?

A relevant qualification such as CIPP/E pr PDP Practitioner Certificate is highly desirable.

You will need to have a working knowledge of current data protection law and forthcoming changes under the GDPR.

You will have exceptional communication skills and the ability to manage stakeholder expectations with client care in mind. You will be analytical, collaborative and able to devise practical solutions that will address a broad range of client needs.

You will be highly ICT literate, and have advanced level knowledge of Microsoft Office packages. Experience in international data transfers and outsource providers would be an advantage.

What we can offer you:

In return you will be offered a competitive salary, 25 days’ holiday per year, life assurance and private medical insurance schemes.

If this sounds like you and you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send your application by email (quoting your current or last salary) enclosing an up to date CV by email by clicking apply.

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