Data Protection Manager

Job Description

This role is 20 hours per week.

Duties include:
Act as the Data Protection Officer keeping abreast of data protection legislation in the UK and IOM, and keeping internal policies up to date
Identifying, documenting, assessing and monitoring the data protection risks (including those relating to information security and records management) and the controls in place to manage those risks
Actively assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of data protection controls, and assisting in the design, documentation and implementation of more robust controls where weaknesses are identified
Train and coach employees on the key concepts of data protection to foster a positive risk management culture
Provide guidance on the practical implementation of data protection requirements, and the responsibilities involved with the processing of personal data
Reviewing and assisting with data protection contractual arrangements, privacy impact assessments and data protection audits
Log and deal with any data protection related incident and breach reports
Log and deal with any requests from data subjects exercising their rights under the acts (subject access requests, rights of data portability, rights to erasure etc.)
Maintain the data protection registrations with the UK and IOM ICO’s, submitting notifications to the Isle of Man Information Commissioner or the UK GDPR, as appropriate
Deal with ad hoc data protection related queries from the staff

Skills and experience required:
Hold a relevant professional qualification (preferably a Practioner Certificate in Data Protection or equivalent)
Minimum of 3 years relevant industry experience (e.g. Data Protection, Financial Services, or Investment Business)
An up-to-date reasonable knowledge of the Isle of Man or UK’s Data Protection legislation
Desire to learn and develop skills into the niche area of data protection
Systematic work approach and attention to detail
Good procedural and/or report writing skills
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Strong strategic and analytical thinking
Excellent communication skills