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Data Protection Officer

Job Title: Data Protection Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Salary: £301 per day
Start Date: 1/10/2017
Reference: BBBH551814447778_1510235920
Contact Name: Charlotte O'loughlin
Contact Email: c.oloughlin@parity.net
Job Published: November 09, 2017 13:58

Job Description

Data Protection Officer - FOI + DPA/GDPR

Wolverhampton. 6 Months+. Public Sector

Data Protection Officer required for a initial 6 month contract. You will act as the designated Data Protection Officer ensuring compliance with Data Protection legislation and providing assurance when reviewing and addressing information enquiries, data breaches and complaints. You will ensure compliance with the Freedom of Information, Data Protection act and deal with complaints and requests regarding highly sensitive and Personal Information and advise the client on how best to comply. You will help to implement a information governance framework and guide the client and staff through best processes to ensure all sensitive data is correctly managed.

Skills and Experience required

  • Relevant degree and or equivalent level of qualification in Data Protection and or Information Governance. E.g ISEB, BCS - expertise in national and European data protection laws and practices including an in-depth understanding of the GDPR / Data Protection Legislation
  • Experience of informing and advising a large organisation of its duties, in relation to Information Governance, information technologies and data security
  • Previous experience of working with technical teams and advising on DPA issues
  • ability to promote a data protection culture within the organisation
  • Experience of working independently and with a high level integrity and professional ethics
  • Proven experience of providing expert advice to members of the public, senior stakeholders and elected members.
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant areas of appropriate legislation
  • Evidence of significant achievements and customer satisfaction
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well and knowledgeably with a wide range of people e.g. colleagues at all levels within the organisation and partner organisations, elected members and residents and to negotiate with information providers the timely sharing of information to inform decision making and to build and maintain effective and productive working relationships that meet legislative requirements.

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