Senior Privacy Analyst

Senior Privacy Analyst

Guernsey, Haywards Heath or Salford Quays
Up to £40,000 (depending on experience)
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Have you got a proven track record for data protection and privacy experience in a professional environment? Yes? read on…  We’re on the hunt for a talented Senior Privacy Analyst to join our Risk and Compliance team in Salford Quays, Manchester, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, or our offices in Guernsey. 
Assisting in providing accurate, appropriate, timely and pragmatic data protection advice, you’ll ensure we strike a balance between legal and compliance requirements and the wider interests of the business. With responsibility for conducting comprehensive Data Protection Impact Assessments, you’ll input into internal policies and procedures, as well as assist in writing reports for Committees.
To be successful in this role, you’ll need to have:
  •  Good knowledge of GDPR, PECR and Data Protection laws
  • Experience in financial services (essential) or in insurance would be beneficial
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to assess risk and impact from a privacy and data protection perspective
Job responsibilities
  • Support with maintaining the privacy framework within chosen application
  • Assisting with maturing and enhancing privacy compliance across the organisation
  • Provide advice to the business on their obligations and good practice with privacy by design and default and assisting with data protection training as required
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the Register of Processing Activities
  • Draft data protection communications for the business and input to internal policies and procedures and maintain data protection areas of the intranet
  • Conduct comprehensive Data Protection Impact Assessments
  • Assist with writing reports for Committees
  • Conduct reviews, monitoring or testing as required
  • Review supplier audits and support monitoring 
  • Undertake research, keep abreast of changes, and keep the team informed of changes to applicable legislation
  • Provide support through advice in response to requests from data subjects to exercise their rights, including but not limited to Data Subject Access Requests
Skills, knowledge & experience
  • Strong/proven track record for data protection and privacy experience in a professional environment
  • Experience in financial services is essential, in insurance would be beneficial
  • A good understanding of technology including AI based technologies
  • Good knowledge of GDPR, PECR and Data Protection laws
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to assess risk and impact from a privacy and data protection perspective. 
  • CIPP/E, CIPM, ISEB or other privacy certification is desirable
  • Good time management and organisation skills
  • Excellent communication and literacy
  • Attention to detail
What can we do for you? 
We believe we can offer you a great working environment as we’re so passionate about our people. Here are just some of the benefits and perks that we offer…
  • Fantastic training and development opportunities
  • Employee benefit packages to suit your lifestyle
  • Flexible working
  • YOUday – we give you an extra day off to celebrate a special day
  • The opportunity to take a paid day off each year to do charity work
  • A health cash plan
  • Help with travel expenses
  • The opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Group life assurance
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Professional subscription fees paid
Employee wellbeing is high on the agenda here too. We provide a weekly free fruit delivery, discounted membership at a local health club and access to an Employee Assistance Programme, which promotes physical and emotional wellbeing at work and at home. In addition, we provide wellbeing events throughout the year to support physical and mental health.

For further information on what we can offer and to learn more about this role, feel free to contact our dedicated Recruitment team.
So, if you’re up for the challenge and would like to join our vibrant and busy team, we want to hear from you today.
We pride ourselves on being a great place to work. Check out our Glassdoor page to see what our employees think about working here.

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