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Data Security Compliance Officer job in East Grinstead, West Sussex

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Job Title: Data Security Compliance Officer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: East Grinstead, West Sussex
Salary: £45000/annum plus excellent company benefits
Company: CV-Library
Category: IT
Benefits: plus excellent company benefits

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Job Description: Lloyd Recruitment Services are currently in search of a Data Security Compliance Officer to work for a leading East Grinstead based organisation.

The successful candidate will be focused on keeping data protection, data security and payment security compliance activities in focus and on track throughout the company.


* Working with key business stakeholders, conduct reviews of existing Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs) and develop new ones where necessary, recommending improvements to achieve compliance and reduce risk, and ensuring the delivery of any agreed recommendations

* Manage other in-house assessment processes, such as Data Security Checklists, Legal Bases for Processing Checklists and Legitimate Interest Assessments

* Take responsibility for the development and maintenance of registers such as Data Protection Privacy Notices and Records of Processing Activities

* Review and relaunch Privacy & Security by Design, working with business stakeholders and the IS Department as necessary

* Collate data and prepare responses to data subject requests, such as subject access requests and erasure requests, as well as requests from other organisations, such as law firms, law enforcement or government departments

* Be responsible for the continual improvement of all request fulfilment processes

* Design and implement a Data Security Compliance Champions programme across the company, building further awareness and promoting all aspects of data privacy and security

* Create and maintain a team Knowledge Base to record decisions made and guidance provided

* Assist in the refresh and communication of the company’s Data Security Policy set

* Work with the team and contribute to the development and execution of training materials, awareness campaigns and eLearning training rollouts

* Write articles for company communications as well as guidance for the team’s intranet presence

* Provide advice and guidance on data protection requirements and facilitate access to further expertise from the team

* Be willing to take on ad hoc challenges and find and implement solutions

* Represent the team and provide guidance in meetings, projects and initiatives, where necessary

* Attend industry events, conferences and seminars to keep abreast of the threat landscape and upcoming legislative change

Essential skills & experience required:

* Strong knowledge and understanding of UK data protection law, e.g. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Data Protection Act 2018, Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations (PECR) and familiarity with guidance published by the Information Commissioner’s Office

* Strong data protection experience, ideally in a team role

* Excellent experience of fulfilling data subject requests and other requests involving personal data

* One or more recognised data protection and/or information security qualifications, e.g. GDPR Foundation or Practitioner, CIPP/E, CISSP, CISM

* Awareness of information security best practice, e.g. ISO 27001, COBIT

* Awareness of payment card industry standards and requirements, e.g. Payment Card Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)

* Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and G Suite by Google Cloud

* First rate planning and organisation skills with the ability to manage conflicting priorities while meeting tight deadlines

* Clear and accurate written and communication skills

* Methodical and organised documentation skills with an eye for detail and accuracy

* Work collaboratively with others to achieve team objectives

* Have the ability to clearly communicate at all levels and be comfortable talking in a professional capacity to members of the public

* Highly motivated and focused with a desire to help, take the initiative and add value

Salary of £45K plus company benefits

Due to the high volume of applications, Lloyd Recruitment Services can only contact shortlisted candidates

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