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Privacy SME

Job Description

FourthLine is currently working with an industry leading Investments business who are looking for a Privacy SME.


  • To provide subject matter expertise for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Project
  • To design, document, agree and implement new or revised data privacy procedures, as directed by the GDPR project manager (PM), sponsor and Head of IRM

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide advice and guidance to the project team and resolve technical queries as necessary
  • Review existing fair collection notices and proposed amendments. Ensure these are future proofed to allow for data sharing / use across the wider Group and for digitisation of the business
  • Assist IRM staff with the work needed for data discovery and right to be forgotten, including review of existing and future software tools, procedures for management of unstructured files and emails etc
  • Prepare privacy reports and complete questionnaires for various stakeholders (Internal & External)
  • Represent IRM at privacy working groups and committees
  • Assist IRM staff with the design and content of new privacy training and awareness material
  • Assist with the design of an oversight and assurance / monitoring plan for data privacy
  • Provide advice and guidance on the approach to data portability
  • Assist with the design of procedures and templates for use by a “client data controller” who is to have ongoing responsibility for record keeping and approval of data collection exercises
  • Ensure that appropriate data privacy maps and record keeping are in place
  • Identify any gaps and facilitate the closure of these by working closely with the GDPR Project Business Analysts
  • Provide additional bandwidth for the management on privacy matters e.g. by advising on complex privacy queries or DSARs
  • Review and advise legal teams on Data Protection/GDPR contractual elements

Job & Personal Skills:

  • Good all round knowledge of data privacy;
  • Experience of current Data Protection legislation
  • Understanding of GDPR and the actions required for implementation
  • Experience of design and implementation of new data privacy processes and procedures
  • Experience of privacy consulting and exposure to change projects
  • Experience of the design, preparation and presentation of privacy MI and reporting
  • Experience of contractual agreements and data protection schedules regarding processor/controller relationships
  • Credible with excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
  • Strong analysis and investigative skills combined with a high degree of pragmatism
  • Delivery focused with a track record of having achieved successful outcomes

If this sounds of interest then please apply with an up to date copy of your CV or call 0203 800 1556 for more information