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Compliance Specialist

Posted 10 May by James Chase Solutions Easy Apply Ended

As a member of the Global Compliance and Information Security team, this role will assist the Senior Director of Compliance and Information Security to deliver compliance, privacy, information security, and data protection, primarily in the UK and EEA, and achieve the company’s compliance and information security mission and strategy.

This role will support the Senior Director of Compliance and Information Security in developing, implementing and monitoring new initiatives, tools, controls and training to ensure compliance with all relevant legislation, regulations, Codes of Conducts, and security standards.


  • Reporting to the Senior Director of Compliance and Information Security and working directly with the EMEA team on all aspects of compliance, privacy, security, data protection laws and regulations, and implementing compliance initiatives on the ground
  • Reviewing, updating and implementing appropriate policies and procedures across the EMEA business, and working with the London team to strengthen the compliance culture
  • Building knowledge and a culture of compliance across the London team by developing and delivering (and tracking) annual (employee) compliance training
  • Providing expert advice on matters relating to the data protection regulations and GDPR
  • Building strong relationships with all staff in order to foster excellent working relationships that deliver continued compliance, privacy and information security policies and procedures, laws and regulations, and corporate and client expectations
  • Developing regular and ad hoc reporting for the London Management Team and Senior Director of Compliance and Information Security, as required
  • Ensuring that the business and employees are operating in their roles with due regard and compliance with the Data Protection Act, GDPR, and other relevant legislation and best practices
  • Working with the Senior Director of Compliance and Information Security, senior management, legal, IT, client services, marketing and HR to ensure compliance with data protection regulations
  • Assisting the Senior Director of Compliance and Information Security in making good judgements regarding data privacy risks and to prioritize resources and activity around managing those risks
  • Collaborating with the Global Compliance and Information Security team on other initiatives and assignments as necessary

Skills & Experience Required


  • A proven track record - and substantial practical experience - of detailed data protection, privacy and/or information security advice and guidance
  • Successful business partnering experience - the ability to build strong relationships with people at all levels, within London, our Global business and any external stakeholders is essential - and key to success in this role
  • Thorough understanding of the Data Protection Act, Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations, GDPR, and other relevant information legislation or standards, and the ability to understand how to apply these in a practical, risk-based manner
  • Good working knowledge of Information Security standards (including ISO 27001/2, SSAE16 SOC 2, NIST 800-XX, SOX, etc.), principles and practices (e.g. information risk analysis / management)

Reference: 35113883

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