Data Protection Officer

  • Location:

    Chester, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    BI, Data & Analytics

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mark Whales

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Mark Whales

Role - Data Protection Officer

Location - Chester

Salary - up to £70,000 plus benefits

We are urgently looking for a Data Protection office for a well known organisation in central Chester.

This role will have full control and autonomy for data protection for the business and you will be responsible for ensuring legal compliance with EU and UK regulations

We are looking for someone to be engaged with all aspects of Data Protection from policy settling, compliance, internal consulting, record keeping, training and administration.

What you will be doing

  • Complete understanding of the Group's position as regards its compliance with data privacy laws
  • Develop strategies and initiatives to ensure engagement with key stakeholders on data privacy
  • Regular and ad hoc reporting on data privacy compliance within the Group
  • Implementing or building upon a privacy governance framework and measures to manage data use in compliance with data privacy laws
  • Managing and conducting ongoing reviews of the privacy governance framework
  • Monitoring changes to privacy laws and making, and driving forward, recommendations
  • Coordinating, conducting and monitoring data privacy audits
  • Risk management/issue spotting and resolving
  • Ensuring, with the Group's IT team, that the Group's IT systems and procedures comply with all relevant data privacy and protection law, regulation and policy (including in relation to the retention and destruction of data)
  • Serving as the primary point of contact for data protection queries in the business


  • Experience Data Protection Officer
  • Ideally (Not essential) - Data protection qualification such as CIPP, CIPT, CIPM, ISEB

The Person

We are looking for a driven, motivated individual who wants to either start their career as a data engineer or take the next step down this path.

This is an excellent opportunity; please don't hesitate to get in touch for more information.

Role - Data Protection Officer

Location - Chester

Salary - up to £70,000 plus benefits

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