Privacy Specialist

London, South East England

Privacy Specialist/ Administrator
Imminent contract- 12 months
Pay rate: 15- 20 per hour via PAYE or Umbrella
Working hours- Working from home
Ideally 2- 4 years experience

As Privacy Specialist for UK & Ireland you will assist the UKI Privacy team with the implementation and management of the Privacy compliance programme for UK and Ireland Pharmaceuticals, Consumer and Medical Device businesses and companies, as well as manufacturing, supply chain and R&D operations.

Key Activities

Deputise for the Senior Privacy Manager in local company compliance committees (or similar governance structures), to highlight Privacy risks and status of local Privacy programme deployment.
Liaises with business process owners, to build understanding of Privacy risks related to their personal information processing activities and provides advice on how to mitigate these risks, by embedding Privacy into the design of business processes.
Rolls out Privacy training in accordance with agreed training plan in all relevant local business operations. Develops local training content and awareness programmes for employees and contractors, where needed.
Provides assistance to the Law Department and Procurement, if needed, with the insertion of adequate Privacy language into contracts with third party service providers
Provides general assistance with the management of any contract and vendor remediation projects by partnering with cross sector stakeholders, including IT, Business, Legal, HR and other third parties.
Assists business process owners with self-assessments, identifying and documenting privacy risks, including remediation and mitigation plans where appropriate
Manages requests for access and correction of personal information or complaints against the organization, under the guidance of the Senior Privacy Manager.
Helps manage the response to local Privacy incidents, under the guidance of the Senior Privacy Manager and in close collaboration with the Global Privacy Team, IT Security, Law Department and relevant business process owners, and monitors the execution of resulting remediation action plans.
Assists the Senior Privacy Manager with the assistance of legal obligations under GDPR

Significant prior experience in Privacy, Legal or Compliance role
Broad understanding of applicable European and local Privacy laws and regulations
Good working knowledge of common IT systems, processes and information security practices
Experience of working in a matrix environment within a large multinational corporation

Required skill set
Ability to maintain the highest standards of quality, compliance and accountability when advising the business
Demonstrable ability to engage with a range of business units and functions and uncover their objectives and needs
Ability to translate a wide variety of principles and, sometimes complex, legal requirements into actionable solutions for the business
Excellent organizational, facilitation, communication and presentation skills
Global mindset and preparedness to incorporate global standards and practices

To apply or for more information on this role please get in touch via email or call George King-