Part time Data Protection Consultant - GDPR
Part time Data Protection Advisor Consultant, London, Home based, GDPR
Our client is a provider of Digital and Cyber Security consulting services, offering advice, practical solutions to security challenges to clients across both the Public and Private sectors.
With the introduction of GDPR, their clients are now demanding Data Protection and Privacy skills and expertise so they have launched a Data Protection as a Service (DPAAS) offering
This person will work with a number of established and new clients as well as internally within the consultancy.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the provision of Data Protection and Privacy advice around GDPR and the UK DPA. The production of deliverables, including compliance gap analysis and audit reports, as well as acting as a Data Protection Officer and or manager.
The role will require that you are able to work effectively as part of a wider team or independently on client sites. You will be responsible for some elements of managing projects as well as client expectations.
As part of the DPA role, the successful candidate will be expected to be able to :
- Manage the assignment of responsibilities to deliver compliance with data protection laws and policies.
- Inform and advise on data protection laws and customer policies
- Maintain customer data protection policies and procedures
- Monitor compliance with data protection laws and customer policies
- Oversee the maintenance of records required to demonstrate data protection compliance
- Supervise and advise on data protection impact assessments
- Manage a program of awareness-raising and training to deliver compliance.
- Data Protection audit and compliance activities conducted with clients
- Data Protection gap analysis and review
- Policy and process review and development
- Liaison with customer stakeholders
- Assist with sales tenders and bid documentation
Essential Skills, Experience and Qualifications
- A legal, compliance, IT security/ InfoSec or audit background
- Expert knowledge of data privacy legislation including GDPR, UK DPA, etc
- Substantial knowledge of Data Protection and best practice approaches;
- Experience in managing data incidents and breaches
- Ability to make good judgements regarding data privacy risks and to prioritise resources and activity around managing those risks.
- Sound and demonstrable knowledge of security & compliance measures within a wider IT or governance spectrum;
- Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate security-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff.
- Good written skills at all levels, both technical and non-technical.
- Ability to produce deliverables of a high-quality nature.
- Ability to proactively engage with clients.
- Able to plan and manage a portfolio of client projects
- Experience of identifying leads whilst on client site or at events/conferences
- Experience of supporting sales leads and contributing towards bids and proposals
- Willingness to undertake travel to client site as required
- Ability to use spreadsheets and other office packages;
- Eligibility to undergo and maintain a UK government Security Clearance (BPSS)
Desirable Experience and Qualifications
- EU GDPR Practitioner qualification or equivalent.
Location: Central London – West End office, plus home-based working and travel to client locations within London.
Flexibility: 22.5 hours per week - can be spread across the week flexibly
Salary: £60K FTE plus pension and flexible benefits package