Group Head of Data Protection

Job Title: Group Head of Data Protection
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: c.£100,000 plus bonus & benefits
Reference: 176096
Job Published: August 07, 2017 07:46

Job Description

We are currently recruiting exclusively on behalf of an iconic FTSE 100 company operating in the leisure sector. The company's brand is synonymous with service and quality and it continues to outperform the competition in the sector whilst actively pursuing strategic acquisitions and launching new businesses. This is an extremely exciting period in the development with the group with both expansion and the integration of acquired assets driving significant structural change.

The Data Protection Officer will manage the assignment of responsibilities to deliver compliance with data protection laws and policies of the Group.  You will be the contact point with and co-operate with the relevant Data Protection Authorities and to data subjects when exercising their individual data rights as well as supervise and advise on the response to such requests.  You will inform and advise on data protection laws and Group policies as well as manage a program of awareness-raising and training to deliver compliance and to foster a data privacy culture within the Group.

To be successful in this role you will have a legal, compliance, IT security/ InfoSec or audit background with expert knowledge of data privacy legislation including GDPR.