Head of Data (GDPR)

Job Ref: 50185761
Sector: Data & Analytics
Date Added: 22 September 2017

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Head of Data (GDPR) - Permanent - Basingstoke

We are currently looking for a Head of Data to join one of our clients in Basingstoke in a permanent capacity. This role would be reporting to the IT Director and liaising with the Legal, Compliance, Risk and Information Security teams as required, as well as with the Marketing, Product, Sales teams and HR and Finance.

Head of Data Responsibilities:

  • Advise on data protection/privacy matters
  • Provide cross-functional support with respect to management of data privacy and protection risks.
  • Advice on new product initiatives and strategic initiatives.
  • Advise on and help coordinating relevant initiatives, such as the GDPR program.
  • Advise on and support privacy risk assessments and processes.

Head of Data Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience as a practising privacy practitioner
  • Detailed knowledge of data protection requirements
  • Deep understanding of systems and processes
  • International and cross-border experience
  • CIPP/E or ISEB Certificate in Data Protection
  • CIPM

Head of Data Expertise and Professional qualities:

  • Expertise in data protection laws and practices and an in-depth understanding of the GDPR.
  • Experience with designing and running data protection programs.
  • Deep understanding of systems, data and processes.
  • Familiarity with privacy and security risk assessments and best practices, privacy certifications/seals, and information security standards certifications.
  • Sound understanding of and familiarity with information technology programming and infrastructure, and information security practices and audits.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior management and decision-making within the organisation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with data subjects, data protection authorities and other controllers as required.

If you think you would be a good fit for this role, then please apply here. We look forward to hearing from you!

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age