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Regional Privacy Offer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
  • Job reference: 321873/001_1530007397
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Compliance
  • Date posted: 26/06/2018

The Regional Privacy Officer will be responsible for implementing controls and processes that will allow the bank to meet its obligations with respect to EU Data Protection Directive and Regulation. You will also be responsible for the coordination and assistance with the local implementation of the Regulation in the various European locations.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Keep the relevant business areas informed of privacy and relevant regulatory developments and in doing so, enforcing a strong compliance culture.
  • Ensure timely responses to all business requests for guidance and advice Track developments in privacy legislation (UK and Europe)
  • Assist in the development of monitoring of privacy activates within the Region offices, escalating issues as needed
  • Conduct Privacy impact Risk Assessments
  • Ensure adequate implementation of Privacy-related regulatory requirements
  • Improve co-ordination with European Offices on privacy and ancillary activities
  • Increase and lead the adoption of "Privacy by Design" approaches
  • Develop Training curriculum and delivery as well as coordinate with Head Office in relation to training requirements
  • Maintain local privacy (Data Protection) policy where addendums are not sufficient
  • Establish and maintain an annual review process of controls, policies etc
  • Establish and maintain reporting processes for Privacy and Complaints from local to Global
  • Together with Information Security undertake 'Breach' table exercise to validate a risk based testing of Breach notification processes.

Business Knowledge/ Technical Skills

  • Knowledge of the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (and forthcoming Act). Understanding of the Law Enforcement Directive
  • EU Data Protection Directive
  • EU General Data Protection Regulation
  • Project Management Skills
  • Desirable:
  • Privacy Laws of other European countries

Leadership/ Management Skills

  • Take the Compliance lead for the implementation of GDPR across Europe, as relevant and within London.
  • Play an active role and drive change, as appropriate, to enable the bankk to meet its statutory obligations
  • Strong interpersonal skills: assertiveness with ability to constructively challenge and influence others

Professional Qualifications

Expertise in national and European data protection law, including an in-depth knowledge of the GDPR; and familiarity with information technologies and data security.


  • CISI or equivalent diploma/Certificates
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe (CIPP/E)
  • Practitioner certification in Data Protection
  • ISO 17024-accredited GDPR Foundation and Practitioner certification (UK)


Fluent in written and spoken English. European languages useful but not essential.

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