Director of Data Privacy & Protection, Advisory

England, London
£125000 - £150000 per annum + Car, pension, benefits, bonus
19 Jun 2017
26 Jun 2017
Damian Shaw
Job Sector
Job Function
Adviser, Risk Management
Experience Level
Department Head, Director
Contract Type

Our tier one client has instructed us to assist with the recruitment of a Director of Information Protection & Privacy in London. The position is paying between £125,000 - £150,000 plus car, pension and extras.

The position sits within a robust UK cyber advisory team with over 200 professionals in the UK alone.

The team combines a wealth of deep industry knowledge with both advisory experience and technical expertise. Within this team we provide stakeholders a full spectrum of privacy services, from ad-hoc assessments and GDPR readiness work to large-scale transformation programmes, fixing issues and bringing real, long-lasting benefits.

The environment is made up of intellectually curious, smart people; including world class privacy and security experts - you could become one of them or simply learn from them.

  • Delivery of stakeholder engagements to a high quality, typically as part of a team, or managing small to medium size engagements
  • Working with the leadership team
  • Managing and starting to build stakeholder relationships
  • Taking an active role in developing the privacy practice through various means such as eminence, article writing, proposition and service development.


  • Demonstrable experience of delivering privacy-related engagements, including GDPR-related assessments or readiness work
  • Broad range of privacy experience i.e. assessment/ auditing work, policy writing, development of training and awareness modules, digital strategy, consent management, broader information security disciplines and technologies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong technical abilities, combined with business acumen
  • Ability to think creatively to solve client needs
  • Strong academics, including a minimum of 2.1 degree or equivalent
  • A perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm's commitment to creating a more inclusive culture