Data Protection Officer

Posted 22 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
LocationWest Yorkshire
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLegal & Company Secretarial
Contact NameNisha Moreno-Hill

Job description

Data Protection Officer

Hybrid role

Role Responsibility

  • Define, set and oversee the delivery of the data protection strategy, the Group Data Protection Policy, Data Protection Control Framework and all supporting standards to ensure compliance with all requirements under GDPR and other data protection laws in all jurisdistictions, systems and process, including third party relationships.
  • As the legal and regulatory landscape changes, keep abreast of evolving legislation and best practice and lead on the development, implementation and governance of new policies and procedures
  • Provide independent and expert advice to the Executive, leaders and colleagues on all applicable data protection obligations and on how these responsibilities must be discharged to ensure compliance
  • Oversee investigations into data breaches and monitor any remedial actions to ensure future breaches are avoided and business risks mitigated
  • Build a strong succession of Data Protection Champions / Ambassadors providing opportunities for talented colleagues to develop and build data protection expertise

The Ideal Candidate

  • The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, inclusive and forward-thinking, helping us protect our data amidst an ever-changing regulatory landscape.
  • Previous experience in a similar data protection role is essential and experience as a data protection practitioner in the Lloyd's of London market would be advantageous.
  • You will possess a strong understanding of UK GDPR, PECR and European GDPR to enable you to navigate the complexities of the regulations.
  • You are confident in engaging, challenging and influencing at all levels.
  • Excellent communicator, being able to adapt your communication style to suit audiences of varying seniority, business areas, and locations.