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Data Protection Officer

Job Description

I’m working with a Challenger Bank based in London who are looking to identify a Data Protection Officer. The role will involve contributing to the delivery of the firms GDPR Programme in order to ensure compliance in line with the May 2018 implementation date.


  • Monitor the Bank and ensure it is compliant with GDPR.
  • Review and update the DPA Policy and Data Retention Policy annually or in line with any significant changes.
  • Support the Legal team on drafting and negotiating data privacy provisions in commercial contracts.
  • Be able to liaise between the Bank and third parties on data sharing agreements.
  • Manage the content of the Data Privacy training.
  • Monitor any breaches of the DPA and ensure the appropriate remedial action is taken.
  • Work with IT to understand the impacts of risks identified.


  • In-depth knowledge of GDPR.
  • Knowledge of UK and European Data Privacy legal requirements.
  • Strong influencing skills and able to build and maintain strong relationships with senior stakeholders.


  • A minimum of five years direct, hands-on Data Protection experience.
  • A background within a regulated Financial Services firm.
  • Experience dealing with Data Protection and Privacy issues within a Financial Services firm.

Please forward an up to date CV to to be considered, I will be in touch with more details once received. Due to the volume of applications, please do not call ahead of submitting a CV.