Privacy Compliance Manager

Job title: Privacy Compliance Manager
Industry: Insurance
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Reference: 1958
Contact name: Amy Brennan
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Job description

Standard work day is 8:30-16:45, originally it was up to 2 days WFH with agreement with your manager, Covid-19 has obviously affected this and we have been WFH full time since mid-March 2020. The current plan is for employees to return to the office on a hybrid policy in spring time this year, working 1-3 days per week approx. from our office in Dunton & the rest from home. But this timing is dependent on Government guidance and internal Ford guidance. Employees can access the office currently if they need to though.


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 within Ford and Ford Credit.


  • 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


Essential Skills and Experience:?

  • 5 years + in data protection and governance and/or privacy?programme management
  •  depth of experience necessary to demonstrate an ability to deliverresults 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:

  • 26 days annual vacation (standard UK bank holidays on top of this) pro-rated on start date.
  • Auto-enrolment into The Ford Stakeholder Life and Disability Pension Plan (core contribution of 3%, Company contribution of 6% up to 7% employee contribution and company contribution of 11%-employees can put in more but company cap at 11%).
  • Eligible for 2 cars under the terms and conditions of Management Roll Car Plan (exempt from taxable benefit-in-kind provisions).
  • Subsidised Canteen.
  • Free Parking on site.
  • On site gym/gym classes.
  • AXAPPP Management Healthcare Scheme. Private hospital treatment and specialist consultant facilities for yourself and family. Also includes comprehensive travel insurance.
  • Life Skills - monetary amount each year to put towards a variety of courses, but most employees use this for their professional/certifying body subscriptions.



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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