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Data Protection Associate (Admin)

Job Title: Data Protection Associate (Admin)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Salary: Inside IR35
Start Date: Immediate
Duration: 4 months
REF: 58390_1659972348
Contact Name: Cordelia Du Plessis
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

  • Data Protection Associate (Admin)
  • Reading - with the possibiityof working overtime on weekends.
  • Rate is per hour - Inside IR35
  • Please note, this contract will run up until Dec 2022.

Responsibilities in the role:

In this role you'll do a variety of interesting and important things that are essential to The Company operating in a way that enables it to be compliant with relevant data protection laws and regulations.

  • Assist the DPO and Deputy DPO in the development of appropriate policies and help influence key stakeholders to buy in to the policies, identifying and addressing gaps in compliance
  • Conduct GDPR compliance reviews with the DPO / Deputy DPO.
  • Oversee and manage the public facing customer communication inbox, tracking activity, escalating issues and overseeing the successful completion of associated tasks.
  • Oversee the subject access request process and individual rights, supporting government liaison team in the effective and ongoing delivery of individuals rights.
  • Support the DPO with the management of data breach prevention in the event of non-compliance.
  • Ensure breaches are adequately controlled, escalated and addressed.
  • Manage and oversee recording and mitigating any identified risk/non-compliance.
    Collaborate with the wider Risk and Compliance Team supporting ongoing team activity and developing team knowledge on GDPR.
  • Maintain a DP knowledge base on the intranet.
  • Liaise with customers where necessary or required

Experience Needed:

  • GDPR experience and knowledge is essential for this role
  • Excellent organisational skills.Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential; a people person skilled at building and maintaining relationships both internally and externally
  • Strong analytical and guidance/report writing skills - ability to perform detailed analysis and write clear concise reports and advisory briefs
  • Proven ability to implement change and manage processes.

Should you not hear back within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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