Data Protection Manager

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BGC Partners
  • 12 Nov 18

Data Privacy Role

Main purpose of the role:

  • The Data Privacy Department is responsible for implementing a framework to facilitate adherence with the data privacy regulations and best practice standards
  • Ensure the effective management of the Data Privacy Department
  • Understand and advise on the data protection regulatory risks and obligations faced by both the regulated and unregulated firms within the group structure; ensuring senior management and other stakeholders understand those risks and can make informed decisions
  • The role sits within the Data Privacy Department in the second line of defence and is based in London

Key responsibilities:

  • To monitor regulatory developments in respect of data protection regulations and to provide guidance and advice on regulatory matters including the development of policies and procedures and investigation of regulatory concerns
  • Promote an enterprise-wide data protection/risk management culture, ensuring all business areas understand and take ownership for managing such risks
  • Become the privacy SME acting as a single point of contact for all data protection matters
  • Responsible for compliance with data protection laws and must be able to demonstrate compliance;
  • Be seen as a discussion partner alongside the Data Privacy Champions;
  • Managing the allocation and prioritisation of work across a team of Data Privacy Analysts
  • Monitoring and reporting on the level of compliance with internal processes, procedures and regulatory requirements to the appropriate governing body within the Firm
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders such as Compliance, Information Security, HR, Operational Risk, Audit, Client Due Diligence and Data Privacy Champions in relation to data protection regulatory matters
  • Manage the relationship with regulators and other supervisory bodies including regulatory requests in respect of data protection
  • Review and update Policies and Procedures relevant to data protection
  • Alignment with core organisational structure processes;
  • Responsible for the management and maintenance of Data Mapping Diagrams for the various Functions that handle personal data e.g. HR
  • Overseeing the production and submission of the Record of Processing