Head of Data Protection


One of the UK’s most influential public sector bodies are looking to find their next Head of Data Protection based in City of London. This position, paying up to 80,000, will give the right person the chance to manage the entire privacy function of all units throughout the organisation with over 1,500 employees.

You will be given the opportunity to…

  • Work extensively with their technology teams updating their current systems and implementing privacy by design;
  • Work with the information team identifying and mitigating risks;
  • Innovate their privacy approach and implement changes you believe would be best for the organisation;
  • Perform DPIAs and manage the incoming SARs;

They are looking for someone who has…

  • Expert knowledge surrounding DPA 1998, DPA 2018 & GDPR;
  • Working knowledge around NIS directive and PECR;
  • Relevant working experience with implementing and advising on GDPR at a top level;
  • The ability to work well in leading and influential roles within medium/large organisations, preferably within the technology sector;
  • Relevant and recognised privacy qualifications;
  • Worked around top privacy systems and is comfortable working with technology teams;
  • Worked with legal teams drafting and amending policies and procedures and negotiating contracts.

Managing this Role



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