Data Protection Manager

£54,000 yearly
  • Midland Heart
  • Bath Row, Birmingham B15 1LZ, UK
  • Dec 02, 2021
Full time Data Analysis/ Management General Business Professional Services

Job Description

We’re seeking an experienced Data Protection professional to join our fast-paced, highly ambitious organisation as our Data Protection Manager. This is a key role within our Governance function, tasked with taking ownership managing for and providing sound advice and guidance to the business on all aspects of our compliance with relevant Data Protection legislation.

Working closely with colleagues across our organisation, you’ll proactively encourage a culture of data protection and embed the continuous improvement of effective Information Governance compliance systems. You will drive the implementation of essential elements of Data Protection legislation including the principles of handling, storage and processing of personal data; as well as the co-ordination and investigation of Subject Access Requests. You will also have responsibility for the line-management and development of our Compliance and Information Governance Officer.

Our ideal candidate? We’re seeking a professional, positive and hands-on individual who possesses a Law degree, or equivalent level qualification, relevant to Information Governance and Data Protection. This should be supported by a proven track record of working as a Data Protection Officer, Manager or Lead and a good knowledge of the relevant legislation and of the practical steps required to ensure compliance. Importantly you will also demonstrate the ability to lead and develop a small team.

Who are Midland Heart? We’re a large and ambitious housing organisation providing more people an affordable place to call home. We welcome people from every walk of life, at every stage of their career. We expect a lot from our people but in return you can be assured of a great place to work, where you will be well rewarded and where great people are able to succeed. Whether you want to build your career with us, or use your experience to move on, we’re here to develop your potential.

Interested? To apply, please register on our candidate portal and submit a comprehensive CV alongside a cover letter of no more than two pages, clearly explaining how you meet the requirements of this role and which demonstrates your career achievements.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is midnight on Sunday 19th December 2021. Please be advised however, that suitable candidates may be invited to take part in an assessment prior to this date and we reserve the right to close applications should an appointment be made prior to this date.

Recruitment Agencies please note that we do not accept speculative CVs and should one be submitted, we will assume the candidate is our own.

Application Deadline

Dec 19, 2021