Data Protection Advisor

Manchester Permanent
  • In House Data Protection Advisor Role in a leading Retail Business
  • Manchester

About Our Client

Our client is a highly established entity in the retail industry with a sizeable workforce. Based in Manchester, they are known for their commitment to excellence and innovation, and consistently hold a significant market share.

Job Description

The Data Protection Advisor will be based in the Manchester HQ and will :

  • Ensure the company's data protection policies are in line with legal requirements.
  • Provide guidance on compliance matters and risk management.
  • Implement and maintain a data protection strategy within the company.
  • Conduct data protection audits and report findings.
  • Undertake DPIAs.
  • Manage the DSAR process and respond to any requests.
  • Keep abreast of industry and legal updates related to data protection and compliance.
  • Ensure that data protection training is provided to all staff members.
  • Manage data breaches effectively and in line with legal requirements.
  • Act as a point of contact for data subjects and the supervisory authority.

The Successful Applicant

A successful Data Protection Advisor should have:

  • An educational background in Law, Business, or related field.
  • Proficiency in data protection legislation, GDPR and practices.
  • Strong understanding of risk management and compliance procedures.
  • Excellent communication skills for effective data protection training.
  • Aptitude for strategic planning and execution.
  • Ability to handle data breaches effectively.

What's on Offer

  • Opportunity to work in a well-established company in the retail industry.
  • A supportive and professional work environment in Manchester.
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development.

We encourage all candidates with Data Protection expertise to apply and look forward to reviewing your application.

Samantha McGawley
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Phone number
+44 20 7269 2243

Job summary

Job function
Data protection
Contract type
Consultant name
Samantha McGawley
Consultant phone
+44 20 7269 2243
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