Data Protection Manager

Job Title: Data Protection Manager
Location: Gatwick
Category: Corporate
Type: Permanent Full-time
Salary: Up to £45,000, depending on experience
Reference #: VN1580
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Job Description

The CAA is looking for a Data Protection Manager to play a vital role in fulfilling our obligations under data protection legislation, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation. You will use your influence to strengthen and drive data protection awareness and a compliance culture.  You will achieve this through working collaboratively with all staff and engaging a wide range of stakeholders.

The Position

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead and shape our data protection compliance activities by developing and evolving our general data protection practices.
  • Act as the CAA’s subject matter expert, providing advice and interpretation of data privacy legislation.
  • Initiate and implement changes to policies, processes, systems and current practices.
  • Work collaboratively with the Data Protection Officer to ensure the Board is informed about data protection compliance activities.
  • Ensure continued education and awareness campaigns are delivered.


About You

  • You will have a data protection qualification or be able to demonstrate a strong background in Data Protection, with at least 3 years practical experience.
  • Additional experience within a role involving managing information and records. Freedom of information or wider security controls would be an advantage, as would audit experience.
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast moving environment.
  • Self-motivated with an ability to prioritise work load.
  • Takes a huge amount of pride in their work.
  • An ability to develop positive working relationships and be regarded as a credible expert and focal point.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience of developing and implementing policies and procedures, and a track record of embedding regulatory change.


Interviews will be scheduled 16th November

Closing Date: 3rd November 2017

This position is now closed and no longer accepting applications.

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