Data Protection Lead

London  |  Head Office

Role Type
Full Time
Salary Overview
Competitive Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date

Looking for something unique?  So are we. Here at Harvey Nichols we are daring to be different at every step and that’s exactly what we are looking for in our future talent. At Harvey Nichols you will be challenged in a supportive and friendly environment whilst inspired to be nothing but the best you can be.


We are seeking a Data Protection Lead to join our Finance team and to undertake key responsibilities required by Harvey Nichols in its compliance with EU General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018.


The role

As a Data Protection Lead, you will ensure 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


Skills and experience you need

You have a strong prior experience as a Data Protection Lead/Manager
You have an expert knowledge of data protection law and practices
You have a good interpersonal and communication skills
You have a good analytical and problem solving skills


About you

You are able to work well under pressure and time constraints
You have an high regard for attention to detail
You are a positive and friendly person
You have a can-do attitude



About us

Since Harvey Nichols first opened in Knightsbridge in 1831, it has led the way in sourcing the most desirable and cutting-edge designer brands. The ultimate fashion experience, exclusive, niche and established labels sit alongside accessible everyday collections, offering customers the must-have edit for all their wardrobe needs – from every day to extraordinary. We are fearlessly stylish and encourage our customers and team members to be the same


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:

A unique Learning and Development programme to support your career with us
Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance
Practically free London travel card for zones 1 – 6
Vouchers or schemes that fit your world from childcare to bike to work
Charity day to support your good cause
Seasonal staff parties and team days
Study support for those who want to expand their qualifications


Where do I sign?


If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day then click to apply

The process from here is simple;

One of our specialist recruiters will review your application and if suitable ask you a couple of questions.
If our expectations match you will be invited to meet the Hiring Manager for an informal, competency based interview.
Throughout the process you will have access to the recruiter who is on hand to answer any questions you may have.


We look forward to speaking with you.


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