Data Protection Officer (Interim)

Ventula Consulting

Posted on Jul 11, 2024 by Ventula Consulting
Whiteley, Hampshire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£700 - £700 Daily
Contract/Project

Interim Data Protection Officer

Reporting to the CTO, you will be responsible for leading the Data Protection function and developing what a permanent role would look like. You will monitor compliance and data practices internally to ensure compliance with requirements under the GDPR and other relevant legislation, as well as our regulatory responsibilities with Ofcom.

My role:
As a Interim Data Protection Officer you will be knowledge of:

  • Monitoring Compliance: Ensuring the organisation complies with data protection laws and regulations.
  • Advising and Educating: Providing guidance to the organisation and its employees on data protection laws, policies, and practices.
  • Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA): Conducting or advising on assessments to identify and mitigate privacy risks associated with data processing activities.
  • Record-keeping: Maintaining records of data processing activities and ensuring documentation aligns with legal requirements.
  • Communication: Serving as a point of contact for data subjects and supervisory authorities regarding data protection matters.
  • Internal Advocacy: Advocating for data protection principles within the organization and fostering a privacy-aware culture.
  • Incident Response: Coordinating responses to data breaches or privacy incidents and reporting such incidents to the relevant authorities when required.
  • Training: Organizing and conducting training programs to ensure employees are aware of and adhere to data protection policies.
  • Collaboration: Collaborating with IT, legal, and other relevant departments to implement and maintain effective data protection measures.
  • Stay Informed: Keeping abreast of changes in data protection laws and industry best practices, and updating organisational policies accordingly.
Desirable Criteria:
  • Significant and proven experience as a data protection officer
  • Experienced in leading a data protection compliance function
  • Leadership excellence, combined with highly tuned interpersonal, influencing and communication skills
  • Effective management of stakeholder relationships and interests across a complex organisational structure
  • Be able to think creatively and create solutions to complex problems
  • Credibility and confidence working at senior levels in the organisation; comfortable working with C-suite executives across a range of business functions
  • Possess relevant qualifications to this positions
  • Ideally prior experience with Ofcom regulations for phone and broadband providers

Location: Hybrid with some travel to Whiteley HQ

Who we are
We are a recognised provider of Communication Technology, trusted by UK Organisations to deliver unparalleled expertise and simply brilliant customer experiences to more than 800,000 Corporate citizens globally.
We've built an award-winning team of 650+ ambitious, inspiring and innovative individuals.
We're driven by our pride in our brand and our dedication to create a market-leading environment where our people can be the best version of themselves.

Want to join our journey? Apply Now.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
We want to meet the aims and commitments set out in our Equal Opportunities Policy. This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010 and building an accurate understanding of the make-up of our talent pools in encouraging equity, diversity and inclusion. We ask candidates to complete our equality monitoring form as part of the application process. Responses are anonymous and the data gathered will be used to inform our future initiatives.


Reference: 2792298001

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Ventula Consulting

Data Protection Officer (Interim)

Ventula Consulting

Posted on Jul 11, 2024 by Ventula Consulting

Whiteley, Hampshire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£700 - £700 Daily
Contract/Project

Interim Data Protection Officer

Reporting to the CTO, you will be responsible for leading the Data Protection function and developing what a permanent role would look like. You will monitor compliance and data practices internally to ensure compliance with requirements under the GDPR and other relevant legislation, as well as our regulatory responsibilities with Ofcom.

My role:
As a Interim Data Protection Officer you will be knowledge of:

  • Monitoring Compliance: Ensuring the organisation complies with data protection laws and regulations.
  • Advising and Educating: Providing guidance to the organisation and its employees on data protection laws, policies, and practices.
  • Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA): Conducting or advising on assessments to identify and mitigate privacy risks associated with data processing activities.
  • Record-keeping: Maintaining records of data processing activities and ensuring documentation aligns with legal requirements.
  • Communication: Serving as a point of contact for data subjects and supervisory authorities regarding data protection matters.
  • Internal Advocacy: Advocating for data protection principles within the organization and fostering a privacy-aware culture.
  • Incident Response: Coordinating responses to data breaches or privacy incidents and reporting such incidents to the relevant authorities when required.
  • Training: Organizing and conducting training programs to ensure employees are aware of and adhere to data protection policies.
  • Collaboration: Collaborating with IT, legal, and other relevant departments to implement and maintain effective data protection measures.
  • Stay Informed: Keeping abreast of changes in data protection laws and industry best practices, and updating organisational policies accordingly.
Desirable Criteria:
  • Significant and proven experience as a data protection officer
  • Experienced in leading a data protection compliance function
  • Leadership excellence, combined with highly tuned interpersonal, influencing and communication skills
  • Effective management of stakeholder relationships and interests across a complex organisational structure
  • Be able to think creatively and create solutions to complex problems
  • Credibility and confidence working at senior levels in the organisation; comfortable working with C-suite executives across a range of business functions
  • Possess relevant qualifications to this positions
  • Ideally prior experience with Ofcom regulations for phone and broadband providers

Location: Hybrid with some travel to Whiteley HQ

Who we are
We are a recognised provider of Communication Technology, trusted by UK Organisations to deliver unparalleled expertise and simply brilliant customer experiences to more than 800,000 Corporate citizens globally.
We've built an award-winning team of 650+ ambitious, inspiring and innovative individuals.
We're driven by our pride in our brand and our dedication to create a market-leading environment where our people can be the best version of themselves.

Want to join our journey? Apply Now.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
We want to meet the aims and commitments set out in our Equal Opportunities Policy. This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010 and building an accurate understanding of the make-up of our talent pools in encouraging equity, diversity and inclusion. We ask candidates to complete our equality monitoring form as part of the application process. Responses are anonymous and the data gathered will be used to inform our future initiatives.

Reference: 2792298001

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