GDPR Data Protection Lead 

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  • GDPR Data Protection Lead 

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    West London

    Competitive Salaries plus Bonus plus excellent Benefits

    Permanent

    30 September 2020

    GDPR Data Protection Lead 

    Our client is a fast moving, diverse and high-profile Transport Infrastructure operator who are also market leaders in their sector, now looking to grow their IT technical team with specific expertise.

    In particular, our client is looking to recruit a GDPR Data Protection Lead.

    The breadth of work includes business critical applications that are essential to the running of their business and to the delivery of infrastructure and network services that support their operation and those of their and business partners. Nor is there ever a dull moment, the variety of work ensuring that no two projects or groups of stakeholders are the same. You will also be joining an award-winning team of high calibre project professionals committed to the high quality of service provided to their customers and colleagues alike.

    Role:

    · To champion GDPR compliance within IT on behalf of CIO, providing assurance to ITLT, the Deputy General Counsel and Data Protection Officer.

    · Support the Data Protection Officer in response to requests from the Information Commissioner’s Office and third parties on GDPR issues and risks.

    · Create and lead a programme of targeted continuous improvement projects to the Management System and Information Security Management System to reduce waste, improve business efficiency and effectiveness.

    Responsibilities:

    · Be the GDPR champion for IT, maintain the IT ROPAs, and work collaboratively with the Data Protection Officer.

    · Support the Data Protection Officer in response to requests from the Information Commissioner’s Office and third parties on GDPR issues and risks.

    · Develop and deliver a portfolio of improvement projects from the Management System in liaison with the Head of IT and key stakeholders, proactively identifying specific projects for further study that will improve value, agility and productivity.

    · Maintain the structure of IT KPIs, looking for opportunities for improvements and enhancements, and develop additional metrics and measures that assesses specific areas of process value and productivity and benefits delivery.

    · Identify opportunities and help define policies, processes and good practice and to drive learning and best practise throughout IT.

    Experience:

    · Educated to degree level or equivalent

    · Experience in IT process improvement

    · Knowledge of GDPR

    · Knowledge of ITIL governance and management systems, incl. ISO27001

    · Excellent influencing, communication and stakeholder management skills

    This is a fast paced company with lots going on, presenting a challenging agenda for the future. It is also an incredibly rewarding company in which to work and where investment in staff is key.