Data Protection Officer

Posted 12 November by FourthLine
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I’m working with a Financial Services organisation who have an urgent requirement for a Data Protection Officer to join as soon as possible, initially on a fixed term basis.


  • Ensure compliance with Data Protection regulations including GDPR.
  • Liaise with Senior Stakeholders and third parties cross-jurisdictionally, ensuring the delivery of the UK Data Protection strategy.
  • Advise up to Board level on all Data Protection matters and provide regular updates.
  • Monitor Data Privacy Impact Assessments and outcomes of those completed.
  • Review, update and implement Data Protection & Privacy Policies and Procedures.
  • Monitor any breaches of the DPA and ensure the appropriate remedial action is taken.
  • Provide support across the business on Legal Negotiations with Third Party Suppliers and Clients.
  • Act as the Statutory Data Protection Officer and the primary point of contact for the ICO.
  • Manage a Data Protection team.


  • At least 10 years hands-on experience as a Data Protection & Privacy Practitioner.
  • Must have operational GDPR experience.


  • Applied Data Protection & Privacy within a Financial Services firm.
  • Personable and takes a pragmatic approach to Privacy.
  • Relevant qualification i.e. CIPP/E, CIPM, BCS, PDP.
  • A qualified lawyer (not essential).

Location: London

Salary: £100,000-150,000 dependent on experience

Duration: 12-month fixed term Contract with a view to turn permanent

Required skills

  • Data Protection Act
  • Data Privacy

Reference: 39351492

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