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Data Protection and Compliance Lead - The Fire Fighters Charity

  • Location: Basingstoke, Homebased or Hybrid working (60/40 split, with a minimum of 2 days in the office a week - Basingstoke)
  • Salary: £40,042
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 days ago

We are working in partnership with The Fire Fighters Charity, who provide specialist, lifelong support for members of the UK fire services community, empowering individuals to achieve mental, physical and social wellbeing throughout their lives. They exist to support all fire and rescue service personnel, whatever their role in the service, including all those who have retired, as well as for spouses and qualifying dependants.

They are now seeking a Data Protection and Compliance Lead, to be accountable for controlling the organisation’s data protection compliance activities. Responsibility for the organisation’s assurance, due diligence, and risk management frameworks and carrying out compliance audits is expected.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Recognised Data Protection Officer qualification or willingness to undertake and successfully achieve it

  • Evidence of up-to-date knowledge of data protection and privacy laws and how to apply them

  • Ability to interpret legal and regulatory compliance and implement within an organisation

  • Ability to convey data protection and compliance requirements to non-specialists

  • Knowledge and understanding of due diligence

  • Evidence of understanding of technical information security principles and compliance

We are seeking an individual with excellent written and verbal communication, with the ability to build effective stakeholder relationships at all levels to build a compliance culture. A flexible approach and attitude to finding solutions to situations, and project management skills are also essential.

For more information, please contact Katherine Anderson-Scott, Senior Consultant, Charisma Charity Recruitment, info@charismarecruitment.co.uk or 01962 813300. Your application should be submitted through the Charisma website and include your CV and supporting statement.

Applications should be submitted through the Charisma website and include your CV and supporting statement.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other category protected by law.

Closing date: 29th August 2022. However, applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis, and the role will be closed sooner than the closing date if a successful appointment is made. Please apply without delay to avoid disappointment.