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Head of Data Protection Governance

  • Job reference: 37732
  • Location: Reading
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Data Protection and Privacy
  • Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + package

Head of Data Protection Governance

Base Salary: £90,000 - £110,000 (+ bonus + package)

Location: Reading (M4 Corridor)

La Fosse are looking for a Head of Data Protection Governance to join one of the biggest organisations providing critical national infrastructure in the UK. With data from over 15 million customers the business has vast amounts of information to protect and are committed to upholding the highest standards when managing personal data. In this new role you will drive and implement Data Protection & GDPR governance across the business, ensuring the delivery of ongoing governance tasks.

Requirements include:

  • An in-depth understanding of national and European data protection laws and practices, with demonstrable knowledge of GDPR.
  • Prior experience implementing a GDPR/Data Privacy programme, demonstrating strong change and project management skills.
  • Previously worked in a comparable environment (compliance, assurance, audit or risk function) in a large organisation.
  • Ability to communicate sensitive information to key stakeholders in a secure and confidential manner.
  • Prior experience communicating with data subjects, data protection authorities and controllers across a range of cultures.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced, challenging environment where you will have the chance to engage directly with senior management on key issues to the business and its customers.

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