Data Protection Officer

Our client, a research institute in Cambridge, is looking for a Data Protection Officer to join their team.

Job Description

Reporting to the Operations Director, the Data Protection Officer (DPO) will work to identify and mitigate data protection risks, and ensure that the organisation is compliant with relevant regulation. They will also act as the main point of contact with the regulatory data protection authorities. They act as the organisation’s expert on data protection and advise and support staff on ensuring that data processing is undertaken in compliance with relevant legislation.

Duties & Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of data protection law and practices; a certified data protection qualification is desirable. Previous experience working in a research or professional services environment would be beneficial. Candidates must demonstrate a solid understanding and awareness of Information Security considerations. It is essential that candidates have the ability to balance commercial and compliance considerations; assessing risks and offering compliant solutions. Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate are essential in this role.

 

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