Data Protection Assistant Manager, Chester, UK

Business Unit: Legal & Governance

Location: Chester - Head Office

Contract Type: Permanent/Full Time

Closing Date: 31 March 2020

Data Protection Assistant Manager, Chester, UK

The Team...

The vision for our team is “to provide the ‘know how’ to enable privacy and data compliance, supporting Identity Data Intelligence globally at pace”. As a fast growing, global business, this team provides a challenging environment with days rarely the same. We’ve launched and continue to promote be/compliant which has 4 key principles to ensure all team members “think privacy” upfront, helping to embed data compliance into operations.


The Role...

You will work alongside our UK Data Protection Managers, providing valuable support and assistance to them on a number of key privacy priorities and activities. The role will enable you to both enhance your current skills and develop your privacy knowledge and experience through a broad range of tasks, aiding your development and aspiration to be a privacy subject matter expert.


What you will do...

You will:
• Be a trusted team player in relation to privacy and data compliance, assisting with responses to internal and external questions.
• Support the Data Protection Managers with consumer query activities, data protection impact assessments, privacy due diligence and privacy related projects.
• Continually help to review and enhance internal processes to evidence privacy and data compliance.
• Nurture high quality relationships with colleagues, clients and partners, plus ensure members of the public have a great experience with GBG.
• Support privacy governance activities such as privacy notice management, risk management, internal forums and the production of MI.
• Help deliver training and awareness activities for team members.
• Assist with product related privacy demands in conjunction with the Data Protection Managers.


To enable you to be successful, we are looking for…

• Ability to learn regulatory requirements, then help to apply them to ensure GBG’s compliance.
• Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure, to strict deadlines.
• Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively within a team and react positively to new demands.
• Experience of dealing with consumers.
• Questioning nature, allowing you to develop and uncover the full picture, which may then prompt areas for you to highlight for further investigation/resolution.
• Demonstrable evidence you are a quick learner, who is keen to understand detailed requirements. This may be helping to apply local data protection rules/guidance to technical solutions.
• Good communications skills, both written and oral.
• Some knowledge of the DPA 2018, PECR 2003, GDPR, ePrivacy Regulation.

• Self-motivated and comfortable working as part of a busy team, whilst able to use own initiative.
• Plans ahead and works in a systematic and organised way.
• Shows evidence of clear analytical thinking.
• Motivated to learn from others and develop their skill set.
• Collaborates well within a team and with other stakeholders.
• Communicates clearly and networks effectively.



This role is office based but with notice, you may be required to travel to our UK sites (which includes London, Chester, Nottingham, Worcester. Edinburgh and Liverpool)

All activity will be recorded in a time management tool for visibility of tasks all team members are working on.

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