Data Protection Consultant

Phoenix Group
Based Wythall, South Birmingham (B47)
£53,000 to £66,000 + 12% Car Allowance + 20% Completion Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits
04 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Ref: 2907
Experience Level
Executive, Management, Officer
Contract Type
Contract, Full time

Data Protection Consultant 

£53,000 to £66,000 + 12% Car Allowance + 20% Completion Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits

Based Wythall, South Birmingham (B47)

8 Months Fixed Term Contract

Ref: 2907

Making the move to Phoenix offers you the exciting prospect of being a key figure, supporting our Data Protection Officer in shaping the future of data protection at the Phoenix Group.  You will play a crucial part in providing expert advice for the Group on its obligations under data protection legislation, delivering training and presentations, as well as implementing and maintaining a framework for managing data protection under the General Data Protection Regulation.

Phoenix Group is the UK’s largest specialist consolidator of Closed Life Assurance funds. A member of the FTSE 250 Index, with a premium listing on the LSE and one of ‘Britain’s Top Employers’ for the last 6 consecutive years, we have 6.1 million policyholders and assets under management of £74 billion, including the recently acquired Abbey Life and AXA Wealth businesses.

Part of the Group Risk Function you will report to the Data Protection Officer, supporting them in implementing and maintaining a framework for managing data protection. In addition, there will be a focus on the following:

  • Assisting the Data Protection Officer as the point of contact for employees and customers on data protection matters
  • Assisting the Data Protection Officer in devising, implementing and maintaining data protection policies, guidelines, training and associated materials for the Group
  • Promoting data privacy compliance within the Group including delivering data protection training and presentations. 
  • Assisting in devising, implementing and collating data protection reporting metrics
  • Ensuring data protection training programmes across the Group are completed on time and chase non-completers
  • Supporting the GDPR implementation project across the Group
  • Assisting in collating, tracking monitoring and responding to subject access requests, data protection complaints and privacy impact assessments
  • Assisting in collating, tracking monitoring and responding to data protection breach investigations and any required notifications

You will have:

  • Proven in-depth Data Protection experience
  • Financial services industry experience
  • Experience in national and European data protection laws and practices including an in-depth understanding of the GDPR
  • Strong stakeholder management skills at all levels
  • (Desirable) ISEB qualification in data protection or CIPP/E

In return, you can look forward to a great package, excellent conditions and a superb working environment, plus the chance to make your mark in a rapidly developing FTSE listed company.

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Closing date: Midnight, Monday 16th October 2017

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