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Head of Privacy and Information Management

Job Description

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a 'Head of Data Privacy and Information Management', reporting directly into our Chief Information Security Officer. This is a critical role that will take ownership of ensuring that all DLG employees recognise the value and importance of all our information and data. As a business we want to make sure we can extract the maximum value from our captured data and information whilst remaining fully compliant with all regulation and legislation.

Additionally, you will be responsible for setting & implementing the data privacy and information management strategy across DLG and delivering the business change required to adhere to the UK GDPR, initiating and controlling the delivery of the programme.

Who you'll be working with

At DLG we are delivering a set of ambitious plans to transform our technology for the future, evolving the systems, platforms, and infrastructure that our people use day-to-day. You'll join our IT Security team and report into our CISO, Karen.,

  • Ensuring First Line of Defence function and responsibility for Data Privacy and Information Management is established in all business lines as well as ensuring DLG are compliant against all Data Privacy legislation and regulation

  • Accountable for being SME to all areas of the business including Senior Management in relation to privacy & data protection issues

  • Responsible for setting of the Privacy, Data Protection and Records Management Minimum standards for the Group including defining what the mandatory requirements should be

  • Maintaining and building relationships with off-site Records Management

  • Leading and mentoring a team of privacy, information management and data right specialists including ensuring learning opportunities are delivered to meet DLG & the employee

    We want to make sure you are set up for success so here are some of the key skills, behaviours and experiences you'll need

Candidate Description

  • Previous experience in developing and managing a data privacy and information management function through growing people, leading by example and cultivating and establishing a shared sense of purpose and culture of transparency

  • Experience in leading at least one successful large business transformation programme, as well as experience of project management methodologies and tools and managing budgets for medium and large projects

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, ability to communicate and influence at all levels with a broad range of technical and non technical stakeholders

  • Awareness of information security governance and compliance

  • Ability to prioritise workload to incorporate changing priorities

Employer Description

Here at Direct Line Group, we recognise the importance of flexibility, not only in our personal lives but also in the way we work. Our mixed model way of working offers a 'best of both worlds' approach combining the best parts of home and office-working, offering flexibility for everyone.