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Data Privacy Office Administrator

Date: Nov 20, 2018

Location: Watford, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID138707BR
Job TitleData Privacy Office Administrator
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationWatford
FunctionKPMG Business Services
Service LineQRM
Service Line InformationQuality and Risk Management are the responsibility of each partner and employee. This responsibility includes the need to understand and adhere to member firm policies and associated procedures in carrying out their day-to-day activities. UK Quality & Risk Management teams help to set, implement and enforce policies and procedures designed to help to enable KPMG UK and its personnel to achieve the following key objectives: (i) oversee and monitor service quality, (ii) protect the brand and reputation of KPMG, (iii) comply with laws, (iv) regulations and professional standards, and (v) minimize the risk of financial claims against KPMG UK.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job DescriptionRole Description:

As part of Phase 2 of the KPMG UK GDPR compliance activities and rolling out a new Privacy Office operating model, the UK firm is recruiting a Data Privacy Office Administrator. The suitable candidate will help drive internal compliance with KPMG’s obligations under the GDPR, UK Data Protection Act 2018 and Privacy of Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR).

The Data Privacy Office Administrator will apply their information security, data protection and privacy skills to effectively support the Privacy Office in performing all relevant duties as part of the new Privacy Office operating model.

Reporting to: Data Privacy Office Manager or Lead

Key Responsibilities:

- Function as a key member of the internal Privacy Office and engaging with other privacy professionals including data protection lawyers.
- Key responsibility is to support tasks within the Data Privacy Office.
- Support enhancement of current privacy by design process and completion of PIA/DPIAs.
- Support production of privacy office reports e.g. weekly data subject request reports, privacy risk reports, to be reported to various risk management forums.
- Support rollout of new privacy office target operating model across the organisation.
- Help develop content on the Privacy Office portal e.g. guidance and FAQs.
- Work in conjunction with the Information Protection team.
- Support all businesses and functions with privacy questions.

Skills and experience required:

- Experience in a similar hands-on role, ideally in a complex organisation e.g. top tier financial organisation or professional services organisation
- Some knowledge of information security and security measures
- Experience handling and managing data subject requests
- Experience conducting PIA/DPIAs
- Must have an understanding of a GDPR compliance programme
- Some experience of managing Information Security and privacy risks (capturing in risk register) and establishing controls
- Knowledge of Data Privacy legislation and regulation including knowledge and experience of operational implementation
- Good skills using MS Office Tools
- Good communication skills, both written and verbal
- Well organised and able to maintain a high workload efficiently at a consistently high standard
- Holding recognised privacy qualifications e.g. CIPP/E, CIPM, BCS is advantageous.
- Some experience working with GRC tools to manage privacy risks is advantageous
- Experience of other 3rd party privacy tools is advantageous.

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We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

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