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Data Protection Job Description

Free job description Data Protection

Job Summary-Data Protection Job Description

Advisor to take the lead on specific Data Protection advice that will potentially involve liaison with many areas of the business, Will also be involved in the processing of complex Subject Access Requests, the provision of DP and privacy advice/guidance, providing DP Training and support of other  staff involved in DP compliance. Mmay be called upon to work in support of other aspects  such as Freedom of Information compliance.  




Main responsibilities-Data Protection Job Description

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities-Data Protection Job Description

•To work to ensure compliance with the Data Protection Act, Freedom of Information Act and other key related legislation.


•To provide legal advice to operational staff particularly in a technology setting


•To liaise with other  staff to collect information needed to process FOI, DPA and other requests.


•To assist in the training of  staff on the DPA (or occasionally other areas of work covered by IPC).


•To work on other areas of IPC responsibilities as required.









•1-3 years Legal PQE minimum with an interest in data protection and technology issues

•Significant level of knowledge of the Data Protection Act and its implications for the media.

•Experience of contract amendment.

•Experience of providing legal advice in a technology setting.

•Excellent verbal communication skills.

•Excellent written communication skills, including drafting of letters or short reports.

•Experience dealing with senior staff.

•Ability to work collaboratively in a small team

•A methodical person with high level organisational skills.

•Good computer skills and the ability to learn new software packages.

•Ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information.

•Experience of managing a diverse workload to tight deadlines.



•Technology degree or experience

•Experience of dealing with complex subject access requests

•Knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act and its implications for the

•Knowledge of  structure and output.

•Experience of providing advice on regulatory or legislative areas.

•Experience of researching and collation of complex written information.














The following competencies (behaviours and characteristics) have been identified as key to success in the job.  Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate these competencies.


•Planning and organising - able to think ahead in order to establish an efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others.  Prioritises and plans activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines.


•Communication - able to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information.


•Influencing and persuading - able to present sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others. Can draw from a range of strategies to persuade people in a way that results in agreement or behaviour change.


•Managing relationships and team working - able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people.  Works co-operatively with others to be part of a team.  


•Analytical thinking - Able to simplify complex problems, process or projects into component parts explore and evaluate them systematically.  Has a keen eye for detail, can spot errors and mistakes at an early stage.












•To take the lead on specific DP compliance requests, liaise with and possibly lead multi-disciplinary teams on privacy and new technology and SARs that involve significant information, or are particularly complex.


•To advise other  staff on DPA compliance and work to develop DPA policies for departments.


•To work closely with the ’s  division and Information Security departments