Principal Data Protection Consultant

ARM Cyber Security
06 Sep 2017
04 Oct 2017
Contract Type

Principal Data Protection Consultant - Professional Services - GBP85,000 basic 15% bonus

Excellent opportunity to join a specialist market design, governance and assurance service provider. I am looking for a highly skilled Data Protection Consultant with excellent Data Protection knowledge and experience of analysis, strategy and implementation.

London based with UK and some European Travel!

The role:

Heading up the Data Protection team you'll be responsible for ensuring the firm's clients are compliant with the rules and regulations imposed by external regulators. Supporting your customers in complying with all relevant Data Protection legislation like the DPA (Data Protection Act) and GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).


  • Lead a team with responsibility for advising global businesses/entities on data protection compliance matters
  • Supporting a variety of sectors including retail, automotive, energy and finance sector in relation to the implementation of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations).
  • Advise on a wide range of privacy and data protection compliance issues which include undertaking data protection audits, privacy impact assessments, development of comprehensive privacy policies, guidance and training and awareness programmes, data sharing challenges, subject access requests, cross-border transfers of data, review of data processor contracts, direct marketing campaigns (PECR), 3rd party data processor outsourcing arrangements and audits.
  • Provide a holistic approach to data protection assisting organisations in the identification and mitigation of the risks associated with data security (with knowledge of IT technical controls, ISO27001 and PCI DSS to safeguard data).
  • Support organisations in relation to internal security breach management, investigations bought by the Information Commissioners Office relating to significant data breaches and complaints from individuals alleging infringements of their rights under the Data Protection Act.

Required experience:

  • ISEB Certificate or equivalent Data Privacy qualification (CIPPE, CIPM, CIPT OR PDP etc.)
  • At least 10 years of Data Protection experience
  • Working in a Professional Services/Consulting environment is essential!