Data Protection Officer- Hammersmith

Salary:£40,000 - £50,000

Our client is seeking a Data Protection Officer to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business that is growing rapidly.

General Objectives

  • Work with colleagues across the company and contact points at client companies and suppliers to ensure compliance with data protection legislation
  • Push GDPR project plan currently in implementation process to completion
  • Manage SAR, breach notification process and ICO relationship
  • Manage all records relating to Data Protection
  • Design and deliver training tailored to the company’s business and to different departments within the company
  • Keep abreast of developments in the Data Privacy space and share Data Protection knowledge with other members of the Legal Team

Day-to-day Tasks

  • Manage Data Subject Requests (liaising with external clients and internal Customer Service and Tech teams) and relevant records
  • Advise on Data Privacy elements of promotions (including contracts, privacy notices, terms and conditions and UX of promotion websites)
  • Collaborate with Project Management and Digital Teams to keep Article 30 Record up to date
  • Design and deliver generalised and targeted privacy training
  • Train and supervise trainee(s) and paralegals to support on DP matters
  • Advise key Incident Response team members on incidents/breaches involving personal data
  • Advise on ad-hoc privacy-related queries and matters


  • Continue review and (re)negotiation of Data Processing Agreements with clients and suppliers
  • Continue review and update of privacy policy and procedure suite
  • Continue review and update of International Data Transfer framework
  • Continue review and update of DP Governance structure
  • Design and implement internal DPIA procedure
  • Conduct annual DP Audit/Review in line with Gap Analysis to measure compliance levels

Potential for expanded scope

  • Work with colleagues across the company to ensure compliance with other areas of regulation (e.g. Anti-Bribery & Corruption, Competition, etc)
  • Upgrade Compliance/Risk Management framework

Person / Experience Required

  • An in depth understanding of GDPR/data protection
  • Operational aspects of data protection including privacy practices such as impact assessments, handling data subject’s requests, employee monitoring, third party contracts and breach management
  • Legal Industry knowledge an advantage
  • Resilience in order to influence senior partners and resistant staff in ensuring compliance with the way that they work
  • Good interpersonal / communication to build relationships and communicate effectively with senior Management/Partners and internal and external data subjects
  • Commercial acumen;
  • Literate, numerate and articulate;
  • Organised with the ability to prioritise and juggle deadlines and workload;
  • Team player with collegiate approach.

If you have not been contacted within 5 working days, then unfortunately on this occasion your CV has not been shortlisted.

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Would you like to discuss this role further?
Speak to the 2i Team: 01483 414719

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