Senior Data Protection Compliance Manager

Posted 5 April by Rullion Ltd Easy Apply

We are Swinton Insurance. We've been helping people to find insurance for nearly 60 years. And we're far from done. With a fresh focus, a clear vision and some incredible projects on the go, there's never been a better time to join us - and to develop your career with the nation's biggest high street insurance retailer.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Data Protection Compliance Manager to lead in providing expert advice and the promotion of data protection compliance and best practice in setting and maintaining standards and procedures across Swinton Group Limited and its employees. The successful candidate will design & implement a Data Protection governance framework with a reporting line to the Chief Risk Officer and the Executive Board. You will develop and manage the Group's Data Protection policies, ensure procedures and controls are up to date, and monitor their implementation.

You will design and act as SME on a Working Group made up of relevant business representatives to monitor issues, their resolution and delivery of consistent communications relating to Data Protection and information security. This will include defining and arranging delivery of Data Protection and security awareness training. You will maintain awareness of Data Protection developments and changes and disseminate new rules/regulations on Data Protection Act Privacy and Electronic Communications regulations and GDPR to staff.

You will be required to analyse and report to senior stakeholders on types of Data Protection and information security breaches and investigations their root causes and action plans for their resolution. This will include advising on all elements of processing data and on the requirements and implications of local Data Protection laws as well as influencing and managing the relationship with external regulatory bodies to ensure a strong compliance ethos throughout the organisation. Other responsibilities will include liaising and work collaboratively with the Financial Crime Officer to ensure Swinton adopts a unified and consistent approach to the protection of personal data and financial crime and acting as a Risk and Compliance business partner to Technology for IT security related risks.

Essential criteria:

  • A relevant qualification e.g. IAPP/E, ISEB DPA, Cert CII/ ICA Advanced Cert.
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of the Data Protection Act 1998, Data Protection Bill and GDPR and its implementation.
  • Awareness of Fraud, AML, CTF and sanction legislation, regulations and guidance.
  • Broad knowledge & understanding of FCA principles & rules applicable to the General Insurance marketplace.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and legislative requirements applicable to Swinton Group. Relevant experience in managing a data assurance, risk, compliance/legal or audit Function in UK financial services
  • Confident and articulate verbal and written communication

Working hours: 37.5 hour working week with a degree of flexibility

As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This means if your application is successful, you'll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit enquiry, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

Reference: 34839503

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