Data Protection Manager

£55000 - £65000 per annum

This is a brand new role for a data protection professional to join a leading law firm as the manager that governs data for the global business.

The Data Protection Manager will be part of the in-house operations that drive forward the firms data management policies, procedures and standards.

Day to day of the role..

  • Develop and maintain data protection standards that ensures the confidentiality of company and client data.
  • Report on these standards to ensure firmwide compliance with the regulations.
  • Educate colleagues across the business on the importance of good working practice in relation to data protection.
  • Develop an action plan in the event of a data breach and train colleagues on how to react to if an actual breach takes place.
  • Work alongside the privacy champions so they understand their responsibilities as the department leads.

Your experience..

  • Strong knowledge and working practices of data protection practices, approaches and toolkits in a working environment.
  • Someone that is proactive to learn more about the regulation so you can keep the firm up to scratch with changes to data privacy laws and policies.
  • Prior experience advising on best practice and providing recommendations.
  • Project or change management experience is desirable.
  • Experience raising awareness and training members of staff in line with the regulation.
  • Strong experience drafting data protection policies, technology provisions and outsourcing agreements.

Please do send across your CV if this role has tempted your interest and I will give you a call if you have the desired experience!


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