Data Protection Officer

Marcus Donald People Limited
November 8, 2021
Home-Based, United Kingdom
Job Type
£55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Flattening benefits package available upon request


My insurance client has an exciting opportunity to hire a Data Protection Officer who is looking to be a part of a fast-paced environment and challenge themselves within their career.

Within this role, you will be providing support and advice to the rest of the company to make sure it meets its legal and regulatory requirements regarding data protection. You will need to be confident working individually as the role operates is quite self-driven.

Data Protection Officer – Main Responsibilities:

  • Advising and investigating potential data protection breaches
  • Oversee the Company’s UK GDPR’s compliance activities including development or maintenance of Privacy Standards
  • Ensuring the compliance of policies with applicable laws and regulations
  • To advise and assist on the data protection implications of financial promotions and customer communications.
  • To respond to data subject access requests on behalf of our client
  • Ensure data breaches are investigated and remedial actions are taken.
  • Understand and interpret the EU and UK GDPR and other legal and regulatory requirements and licensing conditions with respect to data protection and privacy and translate obligations into implementable privacy requirements.

Data Protection Officer – Required:

  • Experience in drafting policies, interpreting legal contracts, and report writing ability to analyse/ interpret legislative requirements and develop, implement, and manage appropriate organisational practices/ policies and solutions
  • An in-depth knowledge of data protection laws within the UK and Europe
  • Experience in developing and working with appropriate performance management tools and processes within the data protection field
  • Experience in providing data protection and compliance advice, guidance to others
  • Specialist knowledge of the practical application of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
  • Comprehensive Knowledge of GDPR / FOI (General Data Protection Regulation / Freedom of Information Act) and related legislations/ provisions and practices

Data Protection Officer – Desired:

  • ISO Certifications
  • Knowledge of other worldwide data protection laws
  • CIPP/Europe, CIPM and CIPT

Being a Data Protection Officer, the job role may come with bonuses. Such as 25 days holiday per annum, excluding bank holidays, and private medical care with days off sick pay throughout the year. Being in this job role creates a strong career path for you to be able to achieve your desired career goals throughout the years you are at the company.

If this is a job role that interests, you or you have any more questions about the job please do not hesitate to contact Alex Warren ( with any questions and/or queries you may have.

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