Job description


Data Protection Advisor (0983)

The Role

Working as a Data Protection Advisor, your role will be to provide data protection subject matter expertise and advice, with a particular focus on individual rights and incident response.

Working as part of a busy team, you’ll assist in developing awareness of and ensuring compliance with data protection legislation across the Irwin Mitchell Group. You’ll also support on creating the data protection strategy; working across the business to ensure that this understood and followed.

You’ll need to be an exceptional communicator with the ability to gain business buy-in. You’ll partner with the business to provide practical, efficient solutions where shortfalls have been identified and ensure the implementation of corrective measures. You’ll use these professional relationships to promote consistent processes and behaviours so that they become part of the Group’s culture.

Given the nature of the role, you’ll enjoy analysing problems, identifying and evaluating possible solutions as well as having demonstrable decision making ability. You’ll help to support more junior colleagues through supervising their work and always promoting best practice across the team.

Ideally, we’d like you to hold or be working towards an ISEB in Data Protection of CIIPP/E qualification. It would also be helpful if you had experience of leading the total supply chain solution for either a large project or a significant business area.

If you have significant experience in data protection and are looking for your next challenge, we would love to hear from you.

The Benefits

In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

Close map
Imperial House, 31 Temple Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom, B2 5DB
  • Business Area:
    Group Services
  • Team:
    General Counsel
  • Vacancy Type:
  • :
Share this page
Vacancy Alerts
Create an alert subscription based on this vacancy