-Advise Directors and Senior Managers to ensure organisational compliance with relevant legislation and GDPR requirements across all functions
-Interpret and disseminate information about regulatory or legislative changes that
affect the charity and adopt policies to accommodate changes
-Produce reports and presentations for Board meetings and other information as required by the Trustees
-Produce and manage the outcomes of organisational data protection impact assessments, making key recommendations to relevant directorates and oversee data protection updates
-Act as the charity's main point of contact for all data protection enquiries (external and internal)
-Maintain the policy framework, advise when new policies are required and assist in their issuance
-Coordinate the response to and management of all personal data breaches,
maintain a register and report to the CEO as required
Skills and Experience required:
- A strong legal/compliance background
-Significant experience of leading the compliance function and practical application of GDPR across an organisation.
-Significant experience of dealing with data protection regulators and complex data protection issues.
-A recognised compliance and privacy qualification (e.g. CIPM, ISEB).
-Good understanding of information systems, data security and data protection needs of an organisation which is both a Controller and a Processor.
-Excellent analytical skills, with experience of understanding and identifying an
organisation's issues and risks relating to regulatory compliance, using sound judgement to develop appropriate solutions
-Excellent written English with experience of writing organisational policies and procedures and presenting complex information clearly and concisely for a range of audiences
-Excellent interpersonal and consultative skills, with experience of negotiating with and influencing stakeholders and colleagues at all levels
-Ideally experience of reporting to and communicating with Executive team, Council of Trustees and ICO on data protection matters