Compliance and Data Privacy Manager

45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + excellent benefits
07 Nov 2021
05 Dec 2021
Employer Sector
Accountancy Practice
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a hybrid role, 3 days in office and 2 days from home

Working as part of a compliance team across a group of companies as a Data Privacy and Compliance Manager, you will be responsible for the adherence for the group led policies and procedures, as well as regulatory, legislative, internal, and external requirements.

You will perform regular audits and maintain control systems and assist in the design and implement company policies and monitor internal compliance to ensure that the business has a coordinated strategy for managing data privacy, governance, risk management and compliance and identify issues whilst working with internal stakeholders and project owners at all levels to drive focus and improvement across our business to remediate and manage.

Basic salary up to GBP50,000 depending on experience, 34 days holidays and exceptional benefits


* Ideally degree qualified in a technical or analytical or qualified by experience

* Certifications, EU GDPR-F & EU GDPR-P, CIPP/E & CIPM

* Business process improvement with project management experience

* Experience of working with regulations, standards, and frameworks such as GDPR, PCI-DSS, ISO 9001, ISO 27001, HIPAA, ISO 9001 & 27001 Internal/Lead auditor

* You will be experienced in driving change and compliance in a large organisation, including good working knowledge of governance, project planning, risk and issue management and mitigation

* Have strong knowledge of EU & UK data privacy and data protection regulation, and a good understanding of other major privacy frameworks and evolving legislation worldwide

* Strong attention to details to recommend and implement strategic improvements on a range of data privacy and data protection issues

* Able to provide clear advice to help and support the business to achieve their objectives for clients and employees

* Ability to present accurate and concise updates, ensuring that significant risks and issues are escalated as appropriate

* Work unsupervised, exercise leadership, and influence change

* Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management/influencing skills, with the ability to make a 'sometimes difficult/technical' subject seem simple

* Identify root causes of issues and develop, document, and implement effective solutions to resolve issues appropriate


* You will be responsible for coordinating stakeholders e.g., legal and data privacy to translate local policy requirements into actionable items and their communication

* Support the creation and/or maintenance of local policy, process, and procedures in line with and to support group whilst supporting and coordinating awareness information and training material and provide regular update sessions with relevant teams

* Ensure existing documents are up to date and centrally available

* Support the maintenance of existing frameworks e.g., ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and privacy management by co-ordinating external audit programmes/consultants to maintain accreditation and certification

* Collaborate with internal and external teams to respond to and address findings of audits

* Support with business continuity planning, this includes being involved in the maintenance of the document testing and demonstrating that the business is ready to enact at any time

* Work with various vendors and service providers to ensure compliance with applicable standards

* Become the data protection & privacy champion and work collaboratively with data protection & privacy champions throughout the group and participate in regular meetings and learning events

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