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Data Protection Officer

Salary: £40000 - £50000 p/a

Location: Sunderland

Job Type: Permanent

With over 70 years combined experience in Senior Leadership, our client understand a thing or two about operational business strategy! Whether delivering GDPR workshops or creating practical data solutions, they strive to provide clients with profitable results on every occasion.

Gillespie Recruitment are delighted to be supporting this successful local business in their recruitment of a Data Protection Officer.


Data Protection Officer- The role:

Working with a lucrative and diverse portfolio of clients, your role will vary depending on their needs. Day to Day duties will include:

  • Evaluating current practices and providing tailored action plans
  • Assessing and reporting on Data Protection risks
  • Creating and delivering training material
  • Providing expertise on all related matters including DPIA’s, SAR’s, breaches and complaints
  • Assessing client technology and maintaining records of approved software etc
  • Providing advice and guidance around data transfers to third parties


Data Protection Officer: The person:

As the successful candidate you will hold the CIPP/E or be able to otherwise evidence strong working knowledge of GDPR and UK Data Protection Laws.  You will have experience in a similar role, working specifically as a Data Protection Officer, either in an internal role or with an agency providing data services.  You will have a strong understanding of how to effectively apply Data Protection legislation through policy, process and mandatory documentation.


The Benefits:

  • Salary of £40,000 – £50,000 depending on experience
  • 25 days annual leave, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • On-Site Parking
  • Ability to work from home
  • Casual dress

This role is available with immediate start.

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