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Data Protection Officer

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Governance, Risk & Compliance, Information Security

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Data Privacy, Data Protection

  • Salary:

    £110000 - £140000 per annum + + package

  • Contact:

    Liam Watson

  • Contact email:

    liam.watson@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    84556_1666687355

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-12-06

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Data Protection Officer

HQ in City of London (hybrid working)

Up to £140,000 + package

We've partnered with a brand-new technology product firm in the search for a DPO to lead a new privacy function. This new business venture has created a product highly in demand from the regulatory world. They are partnering with multiple Tier 1 financial services institutions to help shape this new product which will have a significant impact on the industry and the way data is handled solving multiple challenges seen by the privacy world on a daily basis.

As the Privacy leader you will own the Data Protection space as it expands with business growth. You will lead a small team, set the direction for the privacy strategy as they scale up into new partnerships. You will face off to regulatory partners, providing advice and guidance on new regulatory demands to ensure standards are being met.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience holding a leadership role in Data Protection (incl. holding at least one data protection and/or privacy certifications such as; ISEB, CIPP/E, CIPT, etc.)

  • Proven track record engaging with and influencing senior stakeholders, including an ability to demonstrate strong leadership skills.

  • An in-depth understanding of national and European data protection laws and practices, with demonstrable knowledge of GDPR.

  • Experience working in a regulatory environment is preferrable.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a new venture at the beginning of their growth journey and one that is backed by some of the leading Privacy professionals on the market.

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