UK Data Protection Officer
UK Data Protection Officer
Hatfield or Blackfriars - other locations considered + international travel
As a FTSE 250 PLC, we are rooted in core European countries, Computacenter combines global reach with local expertise. We operate Infrastructure Operations Centres and Group Service Desks across Europe, South Africa and Asia from which our employees provide user support in 18 languages. Customers with global requirements are served through an extensive international partner network, which mirrors the requirements of our European-headquartered client base.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a UK Data Protection Officer to support the Group Data Protection Officer. A perfect opportunity awaits for an ambitious individual with 1 - 3 years experience of data protection compliance.
In your new job as a UK Data Protection Manager you will utilise your experience of data protection to provide advice and guidance to the business in response to a wide range of enquiries, update and create data protection documentation, support the business processes for ensuring the rights of data subjects, completing records of processing and data protection impact assessments, supporting the companies response to security incidents involving personal data and delivering specific data protection projects across the Group of companies including staff training. You will be constantly required to liaise with both internal and external stakeholders at all business levels from different countries. You will need excellent communication skills, proficient IT skills including MS Office and be able to multi task to be able to manage a demanding workload in a prioritised way in this fast paced role.
The Ideal Candidate
- 1 – 3 years’ experience of data protection as a data protection analyst or a data protection manager in a smaller / less complex environment and looking for more responsibility
- Values outputs over inputs and can take a pragmatic view of data protection compliance
- Excellent understanding of data protection and data protections laws / regulations preferably in a multi-national organisation
- Able to work autonomously but understand when to escalate issues to senior management
- Have excellent organisation, planning and time management skills
- The ability to build relationships
In return we will offer you the opportunity to become a qualified data protection practitioner (CIPP/E or equivalent), develop your experience through exposure to a wide range of data protection compliance challenges and give you the opportunity to shine by allowing you to take ownership and responsibility for your work.
Competitive and Benefits
About the Company
Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, enabling users and their business in a digital world. We advise organisations on IT strategy, implement the most appropriate technology, optimise its performance, and manage our customers’ infrastructures. In doing this we help CIOs and IT departments in enterprise and corporate organisations maximise productivity and the business value of IT for internal and external users.
Computacenter provides user support, supply chain management, and secure provision of applications and data to support individual working styles and improve collaboration. To achieve this, we assist with consulting as well as the implementation and operation of networks and datacenter infrastructures on or off customers’ premises and in the cloud.
Computacenter combines global reach with local expertise. We operate Infrastructure Operations Centers and Group Service Desks across Europe, South Africa, Asia and the Americas from which our employees provide user support in 30 languages. Customers with global requirements are served through an extensive international partner network, which mirrors the requirements of our European-headquartered client base.