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Data Protection Analyst

Data Protection Analyst

Posted 6 April by Golden Charter Limited Easy Apply Featured Ended

Golden Charter is a market leader in later life planning including pre-paid funeral plans and legal services. With more than 250 employees and 25 years’ experience in helping people take care of their funeral arrangements and later life planning needs, Golden Charter is the expert when it comes to planning ahead.

The success of our business is down to our people and our priority is making Golden Charter a great place to work. We recognise potential, providing opportunities that fit an individual’s skills and talents, and ensure the right support is in place. Opportunities for promotion within Golden Charter are commonplace with over 50 internal promotions in the last 2 years. Our commitment to our people, and our innovative thinking, has contributed to us becoming an industry-leading organisation.


Golden Charter is currently looking for a Data Protection Analyst to join our Governance department, this role will be based at our head office in Bearsden, Glasgow and will initially last approx. 6 months (may go longer or lead to permanent).



  • Maintain compliance policies in relation to Data Protection
  • Maintain policy register and update as and when required

Data Protection Impact Assessments

  • Advise on Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA)
  • Review and provide feedback on DPIAs
  • Maintain records of DPIA and decision logs

Subject Access Requests (SARs)

  • Maintain records of SARs
  • Respond to SARs
  • Update SAR process document as necessary
  • Provide monthly reporting on SARs

Third Party Governance

  • Maintain due diligence requirements and process
  • Review, give feedback and respond to completed due diligence questionnaires for sellers, suppliers and corporate partners
  • Provide reporting on due diligence outputs and highlight risks to the wider business
  • Maintain records of third party contracts

Data Protection Breaches

  • Maintain breach log
  • Review (identify root cause), give feedback and respond to reported data protection breaches internally
  • Provide reporting on data protection breaches and highlight risks to the wider business
  • Work with affected stakeholders to reduce likelihood of future breaches and/or near misses


  • Compliance and/or Data Protection qualification is desirable
  • Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office, Word and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure and produce results without close supervision

Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Salary: £24,000 per annum

Company Benefits:

  • Free parking
  • 6% pension contribution
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Life Assurance (4x annual salary)
  • Competitive annual leave plus the option to purchase up to a further 5 days
  • Fantastic career opportunities

Required skills

  • Compliance
  • Governance
  • Risk
  • Data Protection
  • Data Protection Analyst

Reference: 34848118

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