Jobs & Opportunities: Experienced Data Protection Manager | Wales

October 26 14:19 2017 Print This Article

New Opportunity

Ref: GD1708

A leading Financial Services firm based in Wales is is looking for an experienced Data Protection Manager to join the current Privacy team and support their data protection compliance programme.

The role will ensure that the day-to-day operations are conducted in compliance with data protection regulatory and legal requirements. This position will focus on the strategic management of data protection compliance and the continued enhancement and implementation of the central data protection / privacy program:

Role Overview:

  • Lead the development of the regulatory change management process for GDPR implementation
  • Maintain and demonstrate a thorough and complete understanding of regulatory environment in which the business operates and the resulting compliance risks associated with the business and activities
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of applicable laws, rules and regulations; and lead the compilation, analysis and interpretation of information about applicable rules, laws and regulations for relevant jurisdictions managing and mitigating gaps
  • Perform independent, risk-based compliance risk assessments; manage the compliance assessment process and implement ongoing compliance monitoring activities for identified gaps and issues
  • Collaborate with relevant departments and develop appropriate policies, procedures and programs to promote organizational compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures to support the compliance framework and program
  • Act as a resource and advisor for programs managed by corporate partners including Information Security, and Third Party Supplier Management
  • Manage the development, deployment and tracking of compliance training courses to all employees, contractors, affiliates, business associates and other third parties as appropriate
  • Develop, implement and maintain the compliance monitoring, testing and reporting program to provide senior management with objective and timely assessments of compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations
  • Provide advisory support and assurance services to senior management and assist with key strategic projects and regulatory change initiatives
  • Maintain a sound understanding of internal business products and processes

Candidate Expertise required:

  • Experience of regulatory compliance, risk management, or audit experience within financial services industry
  • Management and supervisory experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Business, Finance, Accounting or related field or equivalent
  • Six Sigma/ Process Excellence, Project Management experience preferred, relevant certification preferred
  • Professional compliance certification required

If this opportunity sounds of interest and you meet the requirements for the role then please follow the link below.

Ref: GD1708


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