Information Safety Officer – Hybrid Function – Kent

Information Safety Officer
Hybrid – 3 days within the workplace 2 days at house
£65k-£85k plus advantages

As Information Safety Officer you’ll guarantee the corporate meets its obligations beneath the Information Safety Act 2018 (DPA 2018). Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer, the DPO will monitor compliance and knowledge practices internally to make sure that the enterprise and its features adjust to the relevant necessities beneath the DPA 2018 and related nationwide laws. The DPO might be chargeable for advising on, and the place required, finishing up workers coaching, knowledge safety impression assessments and inside audits.

The important thing features of the function – Information Safety Officer

On this function, you’ll work intently with the Authorized, Operational and IT features to develop and monitor insurance policies and requirements relevant to the enterprise and in compliance with the DPA 2018 and related nationwide laws. Duties will embrace:

  • Implementing measures and a privateness governance framework to handle knowledge use in compliance with the DPA 2018, together with growing templates for knowledge assortment, helping with knowledge mapping, and vendor administration opinions.
  • Working with key inside stakeholders within the overview of tasks and associated knowledge to make sure compliance with knowledge privateness legal guidelines, and the place crucial, advising on and monitoring knowledge safety privateness impression assessments.
  • Serving as the first level of contact and liaison for the ICO and different EEA Information Safety Authorities on all knowledge protection-related issues beneath the DPA 2018.
  • Serving as the first level of contact for knowledge safety queries within the enterprise.
  • Reviewing vendor contracts (together with EU mannequin clauses) and consents wanted to implement tasks in partnership with the agency’s Compliance and IT features.
  • Collaborating in any related committee discussions.
  • Managing and conducting ongoing opinions of the corporate’s privateness governance framework and common and advert hoc reporting on knowledge privateness compliance throughout the organisation.
  • Monitoring adjustments to Information Safety legal guidelines and making suggestions to the Board or a related committee when acceptable.
  • Setting requirements and reviewing insurance policies on an ongoing foundation.
  • Growing methods and initiatives to make sure engagement with key inside and exterior stakeholders.
  • Coordinating, conducting and monitoring knowledge privateness audits.
  • Collaborating with the IT perform to keep up information of all knowledge property and exports and sustaining an information safety incident administration plan to make sure well timed remediation of incidents together with impression assessments, safety breach response, complaints, claims or notifications.

Expertise – Information Safety Officer

  • 5 years’ expertise inside a compliance, authorized, audit and/or threat perform, with a minimal of two years’ expertise in privateness and knowledge safety compliance.
  • Maintain at the very least one knowledge safety and/or privateness certification, similar to CIPP, CIPT, CIPM, ISEB, and many others.(most well-liked) or willingness to realize one of many above {qualifications} inside a brief interval of becoming a member of.
  • Capability to show management and challenge administration expertise.
  • Familiarity with privateness and safety threat evaluation and finest practices, privateness certifications/seals and knowledge safety requirements certifications.

For a extra detailed job description please contact Vicky on 01279713900.


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