Data Protection Lead - 12 Month maternity cover

Chiswick/ Home based, West London  |  Head Office

Reference
VAC-4523
Role Type
Fixed Term Contract
Salary Overview
Competitive Basic Salary and Excellent Benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
20/08/2021

DATA PROTECTION LEAD - CHISWICK/ HOME BASED, WEST LONDON - 12 MONTH MATERNITY COVER

To undertake key responsibilities required by Harvey Nichols in its compliance with EU General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018. This includes: ensuring all data asset registers are up to date; conducting data protection impact assessments; responding to business requests regarding the application of the legislation and monitoring compliance.

What you will be doing:

  • Oversee data subject access requests
  • Facilitate responding to alleged data breaches
  • Create and embed a Record of Processing Activities and Data Asset Register
  • Advise and support learning and development in the implementation of GDPR ways of working across the entire business
  • Conduct comprehensive Privacy Impact Assessments
  • Give advice and recommendations to the business about the interpretation or application of the data protection rules;
  • Handle queries or complaints on request by the business on the application of the Data Protection Act 2018;
  • Create, implement and embed policy and processes that support the implementation of the Data Protection Act 2018 in Harvey Nichols.
  • Implement controls based on the results of the Privacy Impact Assessments.
  •  Identify and mitigate risks associated with the processing of personal data.
  • Manage Data Protection Agreements with third party data processors.  

About your experience:

  • Strong prior experience as a Data Protection Lead/Manager.
  • Experience of developing and embedding a data privacy programme that ensures early and full business awareness and ownership of privacy risks.
  • Ability to translate technical and legal concepts to business areas.
  • Experience of influencing across business areas and working with key stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Expert knowledge of data protection law and practices, including:
    • Technical and organisational measures and procedures;
    • Privacy by design.
    • Industry specific knowledge in accordance with the sensitivity of the personal data processed;
  • The ability to carry out inspections, consultation, documentation and log file analysis.

A bit about you:

  • Ability to work well under pressure and time constraints
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • High regard for attention to detail
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude to work
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills

All your hard work, rewarded:

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

Flexible working
Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance

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