Data Governance Officer

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Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted
29 Apr 2021
Closes
13 May 2021
Ref
JN -042021-2568322
Contact
Heather Ninnes
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Legal
Sector
Technology
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

A Data Governance Officer role suitable for candidates based anywhere in the UK who are open to working remotely, the company also has offices in London, Manchester and Bristol. This exciting opportunity will see you working within the Information Security and Data Governance team and would suit a strategically minded professional, ready to make an impact in their next appointment.

Client Details

This Data Governance Officer can be based remotely, from London, Manchester or Bristol.

The client recruiting for this position is a consultnacy focused on business services and IT services, the company works with UK based clients and is well established yet still growing.

This role offers the successful candiate the opportunity to learn, develop and progress internally.

Description

This Data Governance Officer can be based remotely, from London, Manchester or Bristol.

Background

We are looking for an ambitious Data Governance Manager to join our team to support us in delivering information assurance and data governance.

This exciting opportunity will see you working within the Information Security and Data Governance team and would suit a strategically minded professional, ready to make an impact in their next appointment. As an expert in your area, you will work closely with other specialists to develop, review and refine our data governance programme.

Experience consulting with clients and internal stakeholders is essential, and this position would suit someone who enjoys working within a fast-paced and varied environment.

The role will have ownership of ensuring that all information assets comply with industry good practice and relevant legislation.

Experience within the public sector including central and local government, healthcare, and blue light services would be advantageous.

Responsibilities

· Supporting the Head of Legal and Head of Information Security and the designated DPO by developing and managing a data protection program that is aligned with strategic objectives, technology roadmap and legal and regulatory compliance framework

· Advising the company on how to comply with the GDPR and other relevant data protection laws

· Maintaining the organisation's data protection policies, procedures, and standards

· Monitoring compliance with the GDPR and other data protection laws, and with the organisation's data protection polices, including managing internal data protection activities, raising awareness of data protection issues, training staff and conducting internal audits

· Ensuring that business and technology owners consider data protection obligations when designing/implementing new business processes and services or changing existing ones

· Maintaining the organisation's data asset register, ensuing that is it complete, fit for purpose and is reviewed on a scheduled basis

· Reviewing, drafting and negotiating content for customer and supplier agreements to ensure GDPR compliance

Profile

This Data Governance Officer can be based remotely, from London, Manchester or Bristol.

· Strong experience working with a data governance framework aligned to the DPA and GDPR

·Experience of working in the heathcare, software, technology and/or public sector industry

· Proficient with data subject rights (especially Right to Erasure, Right to Restrict Processing, Data Subject Access Requests) and how to adhere to them in related business processes

· Previous experience of working directly with customers and other stakeholders

· Demonstrable written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

· Capability to explain regulatory requirements and obligations to colleagues of all levels of experience

· Experience of pragmatic application of GDPR principles

· Substantial experience in a data governance/data protection role, ideally in Local Government, and Health Sectors

· Experience in developing, documenting, and maintaining data governance policies, processes, and standards and implementation of associated business processes

· Experience and strong understanding of the lawful basis for processing of personal data and how this impacts operational processes

Job Offer

Flexible working, remote working, competitive package and opportunities to progress internally.

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