Privacy Compliance Manager

Job title: Privacy Compliance Manager
Location: Essex, England
Industry: Financial Services
Salary: £60,000-£80,000
Reference: 1609
Contact name: Amy Brennan
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Job description

My client is a professional and ambitious organisation with a strong people-first culture and they are looking for a Data Privacy Manager to join their team. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Along with other members of the data protection team, advises on personal data protection and data handling standards and on appropriate disclosure, notification and consent mechanisms.
  • Researches and responds to privacy-related questions from business units as these arise.
  • Maintains (or ensures maintenance of) data protection program documentation, including personal data records of processing, Data Protection Impact Assessments, data incident records; and conducts periodic compliance assessments of these
  • Collaborates with IT, information security, human resources, marketing, and other business units as relevant to ensure incorporation of a “privacy by design” approach into data processing procedures
  • Responsible for program management of, and compliance with, the firm’s global privacy and data protection program and GDPR, including the following:
  • Build, maintain and deliver operational data compliance through a robust control framework supported by a process of continuous improvement.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of policies, standards and standard operating procedures that support global privacy and data protection program objectives and compliance with GDPR.
  • Work with the operational and functional business units to help embed the relevant policies and processes that relate to data protection and help them integrate these taking account of the commercial imperatives the business needs to deliver.
  • Supports on-boarding due diligence and ongoing measurement and auditing on overall effectiveness of the privacy program, as regards third-party vendors, outsourcing and other partnerships, joint ventures etc
  • Supports ongoing measurement and auditing on the overall effectiveness of the privacy program
  • Management of International Data Transfer programme (incl. Global data mapping exercise, working with the IT on supplementary measures) and ongoing reviews to ensure compliance with Schrems 2 ruling/EDPB data transfer guidelines.
  • With support from the Office of General Counsel, update all existing data transfer agreements with newly published Standard Contract Clauses
  • Provide metrics and reporting to DPO on the above
  • Leadership of other relevant data protection projects as required


  • 5 years + in data protection and governance and/or privacy?programme management

depth of experience necessary to demonstrate an ability to deliver results in advancing corporate privacy programs

  • Understanding of IT systems and their connection to data collection and processing
  • Ability to deliver and advise on staff training
  • Ability to work with business colleagues to devise pragmatic and creative solutions
  • Excellent organizational skills and follow-through

Qualifications & Training

  • CIPP/E and/or CIPM certification and/or qualified privacy lawyer
  • Undergraduate degree preferred
  • Fluent in oral and written English
  • Fluency in other European languages desirable, but not necessary.


Company Benefits

  • Very attractive company pension with a generous employer contribution, flexible working with the ability to work from home, free onsite parking, onsite gym, occupational health, competitive holiday, DIS and healthcare



Please note that we expect a high response to this position if you have not had a response within the next 3 days please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

Boxtree are very serious about how we regulate and control personal data of our candidates. Please note that by applying for this vacancy you provide Boxtree with your explicit consent to process your personal information which we will re-qualify by contacting you. A copy of our privacy policy outlining how we use and store your personal data is available to view on our website. You can request to be ‘forgotten’ by emailing Lacee Watts please see email via our website).



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