FTSE 100 Director in Data Protection
On behalf of a FTSE 100 business, we are recruiting for a Director of Information Governance and Group Data Protection Officer. This position will be reporting into the Chief Compliance Officer and encompasses responsibility for devising and delivering the strategy for the business in relation to privacy, data protection compliance, information governance and information security risk management.
Some of the key accountabilities for the successful candidate will be to coordinate and lead on a programme of activity across the business to prepare the group for implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation; to establish and manage an information depository to capture the most up-to-date legal and regulatory advice; and to monitor compliance and undertake data protection audits and impact assessments to identify, assess, monitor, manage, report and mitigate risks.
We are seeking a compliance professional with over 8 years of experience in advising on data protection issues in the UK and implementing a compliance framework to meet the requirements of the law as well as a track record of advising at all levels of the organisation, including to executives, CEO and Board level. If you are pro-active, commercial and have a solutions led approach to privacy and data protection compliance, we’d like to hear from you.