Privacy and Data Protection Manager

Apollo Solutions
07 Sep 2017
05 Oct 2017
Contract Type

Privacy and Data Protection Manager

Central London

GBP60-70k per annum + fantastic benefits!

Apollo Solutions are currently working with a global e-commerce business in the heart of London, who are transforming their security space/function with the business.

Role Overview:

  • A hands on manager who has direct experience of mapping sensitive data usage, monitoring sensitive data usage, advising technology teams on how to manage and secure sensitive data and to administer the process of removing data as defined by the legal team or Data Protection Officer.
  • Ability to operate within an environment in which much of the end to end accountability sits within the individual infrastructure, operations or software teams (e.g. the Data Protection Officer is within the legal function).
  • An individual who can operate effectively within a matrix organization in which some of his/her areas of responsibility or accountability would need to be delivered via influence and relationships rather than all under their control (e.g. software development teams operate within the engineering function)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Apply the information security strategy and ensure that there is quantifiable progress in applying the strategy
  • Review and contribute to information security standards and policies
  • Monitor and enforce information security standards and technologies for all the clients' systems and infrastructure
  • Define and enforce personal identifiable data lifecycle management processes
  • Perform regular data discovery exercises to ensure all sensitive data is identified and monitored
  • Ensure privacy and GDPR guidelines are applied to sensitive data
  • Liaise with the Data architect to ensure sensitive data requirements are captured at the system design stage
  • Liaise with the DPO on any enquiries or incidents related to sensitive data
  • Liaise with the legal function on any enquiries or incidents related to sensitive data
  • Liaise with database administrators to ensure that sensitive data is stored and monitored appropriately
  • Liaise with 3 rd parties that may store sensitive data on behalf of the client, ensuring that the data is stored and monitored appropriately
  • Conduct regular and ongoing monitoring of and reporting on enterprise-wide compliance with information security standards and policies

Essential Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Management Systems, Business/Accounting or related field/related experience
  • Previous experience as a data manager
  • Strong technical skills relevant to Information Security such as data encryption, secure data transmission, secure data consumption and risk analysis
  • Familiarity with Information Security industry standards/best practices and relevant regulations (e.g. PCI DSS, SOX, NIST, ISO, CobiT)
  • Strong understanding of security technologies and best practices
  • Senior stakeholder management