Group Data Protection Officer

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

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  • Salary:

    £100000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + car, bonus, pension

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    Jan Colligan

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Jan Colligan

Group Data Protection Officer - Midlands HQ (1-2 days pw) - c£110,000 plus car allowance, bonus, pension etc.

Large international market leader with operations across Europe and US are looking to recruit a Group Data Protection Officer to join the highly proactive and nimble Legal and Compliance function.

The business is entering a hugely exciting period of change, opening up numerous opportunities, revenue streams and international growth. As a customer facing business, data is key for expansion, so as the Privacy lead across the Group this role is hugely high profile.

Reporting to the General Counsel, you will provide leadership and oversight to all of the Group's businesses at both an operational and strategic level.

You will promote awareness across the Group, drive best practice on DP matters and ensure engagement across the UK and overseas.

The role requires 6-8+ years experience in a senior data protection role operating in an international commercially-driven B2C business where perhaps marketing and knowledge of regulations (PECR) is key.

Experience of leading initiatives of UK and EU Data Protection and Privacy Laws

A legal background would be useful, however we are keen to hear for those of have entered the world of DP from other paths.

Culture fit is paramount - Robustness, Pragmatism, Commerciality are all key. You will be an engaging problem solver, a creative thinker who is ready and willing to lead an organisation through change

You will be able to influence across the Group at a senior level and work with colleagues across Europe and US.

Fairly regular travel across UK and internationally when required

A exceptional opportunity for a Data Protection professional to take accountability for and lead the offering at the start of a new chapter.

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