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Data Protection Officer

Location: CENTRAL LONDON, LONDON Salary: 34000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Legal Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3083401
Data Protection Officer
Professional Membership Organisation
£34,217 + benefits
Central London
Full-Time & Permanent Position

We are currently recruiting an excellent opportunity for a leading Professional Membership Organisation and Charity based in Central London. They provide support to over 25,000 members across the UK and internationally by developing policy and guidance, facilitating research and improving skills and knowledge.

A Data Protection Officer is required who will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and managing the Information Governance agenda across the organisation. This will bring together elements of Data Protection, Record Management, Information Security and associated areas.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

• Acting as the prime source of expert advice and policy development in regards to Information Governance
• Creating and maintain high-level awareness, profile and understanding of the strategic and practical importance of information governance so RCS can be sure they are meeting its legal obligations
• Managing the information governance agenda across the RCS bringing together Data Protection, Records Management, Information Security and associated areas.

Your Background:

• Excellent all-round education to degree level – ideally within Law or a related field
• Demonstrable experience of dealing with Information Governance & Strategy
• Extensive knowledge of Records Management, the Data Protection Act and Freedom of Information Act.
• Ability to influence senior managers in the adoption of strategy
• Excellent IT and Communication skills
• Highly organised and methodical approach to work

Benefits Include:

On top of your basic salary, additional benefits include the following:
• 25 days’ holiday and up to 4 additional ‘closure’ days
• Defined benefit pension scheme
• Flexi-time
• On-site Gym

If this opportunity is of interest please apply as soon as possible or email your CV to

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