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  • Advantage Smollan - Data Protection Manager

    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
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  • What’s the role about?

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    Data Protection Manager

    Advantage Smollan


    Full time, Permanent

    Salary: Competitive basic + bonus + parking

    Working: 35 hours, Monday to Friday

    Location: Winnersh Triangle, Berkshire (RG41 5TP)


    You will work on behalf of Advantage Smollan Limited (ASL) to fulfil the role Data Protection Manger at our head offices in Winnersh Triangle.  In this role, you will be an integral member of our head office team to manage key elements of our data protection strategy across the approximately 30 companies we operate globally. The role will report into the Head of Data Protection – Advantage Smollan.

    So, what are the responsibilities?

    You will be responsible for:

    • Supporting the DPO and advise companies on Data Protection Impact Assessments and risks
    • Supporting our Data Protection steering committee in ensuring that our companies are compliant with applicable laws and regulations across multiple regions
    • Defining the ASL data protection policies and controls to meet legal, regulatory and business obligations
    • Providing independent oversight of data protection, monitoring ASL and its group company’s compliance with GDPR and other data protection laws
    • Developing guidance for the implementation of data protection policies in ASL companies
    • Becoming a subject matter expert on all Privacy and Data Protection laws and regulations across Europe
    • Collaborating with Information Technology to ensure alignment between Cyber Security and Privacy and Data Protection practices
    • Supporting the management of complaints investigations and data breaches
    • Leading a team managing the group-wide OneTrust tool deployment and data protection training

    … and what qualifications should you have?


    • Certified in CIPP/E or equivalent
    • Expert knowledge of data protection legislation in Europe and ideally in the USA
    • At least 5 years' experience across Data Protection, Operational Risk, Audit, Law or Information Security
    • Commercial Awareness: understands a business’s operations, processes and its key objectives. Can provide practical and commercially viable advice and solutions
    • Decision Making: able to assimilate and analyse information quickly taking all factors into consideration in order to decide on, or recommend, a course of action to take
    • Prioritisation: able to prioritise tasks in terms of level of risk to the business
    • Written and Verbal Communication: able to gather facts diligently from stakeholders; communicate and articulate advice in a candid and credible manner; and create high level summaries, provide conclusions and suggest courses of action to senior management
    • Solid experience in drafting policies and frameworks
    • Good project management skills and experience
    • An understanding of the sales and marketing industry would be a distinct advantage
    • The ability to travel extensively and overnights as required


    The Advantage Smollan is the first and only global provider of innovative outsourced sales and marketing solutions, allowing us to leverage best practices, capabilities, and technologies to offer highly effective and consistent international representation to clients. Advantage Smollan is part of the Advantage Solutions Group.


    If you would like to be part of our success, please apply today!


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