Compliance Officer

Posted 14 January by GB Consultancy UK

Purpose

A role to support the Commercial function, reporting to the Compliance Manager, in ensuring company lawful compliance, (in particular in relation to direct marketing, privacy and data protection), maintenance of company accreditation, providing a contract review service, client and supplier contractual compliance activities and ensuring accountability in the maintenance of compliance required policies, processes and documentation.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is a client facing role working in a matrix virtual environment with external and internal stakeholders.

Provide practical advice on compliance, data protection, direct marketing and privacy related contractual and operational issues,

Support Commercial Department in provision of services to review contract changes, suggest clause amendments, negotiate contract clause changes, compliance accountability and completion of related information security questionnaires and documentation.

Provide proactive, practical and commercial compliance-advice, data protection and guidance to the business on operational and direct marketing activities, customer propositions, and products,

Assist in attaining and retention of compliance related accreditation and certification,

Assist in defining policies and procedures of business,

Assist in ensuring systems and processes are compliant with relevant legislative/regulatory requirements and documented,

Support internal privacy and compliance audits, and investigations into information and security incidents,

Maintain relevant compliance documentation including for DP such as Lawful Assessments and Privacy Impact Assessments completed by the businesses.

Assist in ensuring consistency of approach in respect of compliance and data protection strategies.

Monitor and pro-actively address issues, potential issues or risks arising in relation to the protection of personal data,

Contribute to horizon-scanning activities to ensure readiness for upcoming changes in laws and regulations, research and analysis on developments in privacy law and direct marketing and sharing in organisation.

Engage with internal and external stakeholders on compliance activities and find ways to share compliance information such as through training.

Person Specification

Selection Criteria

Attributes

Relevant Criteria

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Skills & Abilities

Good communication skills

Critical thinking

Working well in a team

Self-motivation

Being flexible

Determination and persistence

Good time management

Ability to read and understand contracts

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General & Specialist Knowledge

Direct Marketing knowledge

Data Knowledge

Compliance and Governance knowledge

Legislation, Regulation Knowledge

Accreditation knowledge

Commercial Contract Knowledge

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Education & Training

Contract Law qualification or ability to write contractual clauses

Data Protection qualification

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Relevant Experience

Direct Marketing Experience

Compliance and Governance Experience

Legislation, Regulation Experience and in particular for GDPR

Accreditation and Certification Experience

Commercial Contract Clause Experience

You should have experience in a regulatory compliance, risk compliance or legal advice role:

of which at least 1 year should have been spent specifically on data protection.

You should have a detailed knowledge of relevant data protection management regulations standards and rules,

You should have a track record of translating regulatory requirements into practice

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Special Requirements

Knowledge of ISO27001

Knowledge of ISO9001

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Desirable

This is an an exciting new position supporting the compliance manager and a great chance to join a well established brand leader who are a Ground Breaker and Market Disrupter .

Required skills

  • Compliance
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Data
  • Legal Advice
  • Sales Support

Application questions

Can you commute to sutton coldfield?
Do you have Knowledge of ISO27001?
Do you have Knowledge of GDPR Compliance?
Have you worked within the Information Industry?
Have you a strong background in contract terms and conditions?

Reference: 39399090

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