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Job Reference: AS1264

Data Protection Manager

  • Location: Ipswich
  • Position: Data Protection Manager
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

Data Protection Manager - Ipswich - Hybrid working - Full-time or part-time 
Competitive salary + Benefits

Due to growth our client, a highly regarded UK law firm, are seeking a Data Protection Manager, with a qualification in UK GDPR, to serve as the firm's data steward. The role can be based from any of their offices within the East of England however there is a requirement to be in the Ipswich office twice a week.

Key Responsibilites:

  • promoting the firm's data standards policies, practices and procedures to maximise data integrity and to meet requirements under GDPR;

  • supporting continuous improvement of data validation and integrity in relation to the firm’s various databases;

  • assisting in the successful execution of data   management projects;

  • serving as the primary point of contact for data queries in the firm.

  • Coordinating and conducting data privacy audits

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Qualification in UK GDPR 

  • Knowledge of data and document management systems and data security issues in the work place

  • Strong knowledge of EU data privacy and data protection regulation along with an understanding of other major privacy frameworks and evolving legislation worldwide

  • Excellent communication skills, to include experience of influencing outcomes, with interpersonal and negotiating skills

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Organised and analytical with problem solving capabilities

  • Able to work creatively with spreadsheets, databases and content management systems

  • Self-motivated, ability to use initiative and provide pro-active support to fee earners

  • Able to work autonomously as well as part of a team

  • Proven experience of MS Office, in particular Excel at advanced level

This is an exciting opportunity to broaden your experience in a top tier regional law firm.

“Without Errington Legal’s knowledge of the legal market and strong relationships with local firms, I would not have been able to secure the role that I did”. Solicitor

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact hollie.preston@erringtonlegal.co.uk

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

Hollie specialises in private client solicitor recruitment as well as the hiring of legal support professionals. (Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, HR, Finance & Marketing). Hollie has an understanding of both sides of the recruitment process, having experienced being both a hiring manager, and a candidate. She therefore appreciates the importance of correctly assessing the needs of the individu…


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