Birmingham, West Midlands
£21000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
Pact is a highly respected independent charity, working across England and Wales to develop and deliver a range of innovative services. We provide practical and emotional support to prisoners' children and families, to prisoners and those who have resettled back into the community. Our work is founded on core values, the first of which is a belief in the innate dignity of every human being, and our work focusses on human relationships, family and community. We are committed to achieving high standards of quality in all that we do.

Position: Data Protection Advisor
Location: Home based - with travel across England and Wales
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Part Time, 22.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday (occasional weekend & evening work may be required)
Salary: £21,000.00 per annum pro rata (FTE £35,000.00 per annum)

Closing date for applications: 1st October, 2021
Interview date: TBC

About the Role:

The Data Protection Adviser will be responsible for supporting organisational compliance with information security and data protection legislation and standards. The post holder will develop, influence, manage, and promote a positive information security culture across Pact group to ensure our teams are equipped to receive, process and store information in a way that is fully compliant with regulatory and contractual requirements.

About You:

• Sufficient experience of working in a data protection adviser role to establish this new standalone post
• Proven leadership experience in an information/data management setting
• Experience in recognising and advising upon the potential impacts of GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 on existing and emerging services in a comparable organisation
• Experience in engaging with stakeholders and staff to resolve problems and ensure effective and efficient delivery of services

This role is Home-based (unless there is a suitable Pact premise nearby) located within easy access of major rail and road networks, as this is a national role which will involve travel across England and Wales to visit Pact’s services in prison and the community, estimated at 1-2 trips per month.

What we offer:

Pact offers a range of benefits including a free advice, information and counseling service, contributory pension, corporate eye care scheme, cycle to work scheme and generous holiday entitlement. You will have the opportunity to attend training events to further develop yourself as a professional training and interventions worker. You will undergo a thorough induction process and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team.

How to apply:

If you feel that you meet the requirements of this exciting new role please complete an application form by clicking the `apply now` button.

Other information:

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applications including those with a criminal conviction (appointment to post is subject to a risk assessment).

This post is subject to a 6-month probationary period, verification of identity and proven right to work in the UK, satisfactory references from previous employers covering a 5 -year period, and declaration of any unspent criminal convictions (and where appropriate a satisfactory risk assessment).

You may have experience of the following: Data Protection Compliance Advisor, GDPR, Data Protection Manager, GDPR Manager, GDPR Officer, GDPR Consultant, Data Protection Officer, Data Protection Consultant, GDPR, Compliance Manager, Compliance Officer, Compliance Assistant, etc.

Ref: 102 709
Posted on: 17 September 2021
Closed date: 01 October 2021
Job ref: 102709
Tags: Legal