Data Privacy Manager

British Land Careers

  • Full Time

JOB TITLE: Data Privacy Manager
LOCATION: Marble Arch, London
REPORTING TO: Head of Legal
Our purpose is to create and manage outstanding places which deliver positive outcomes for all our stakeholders on a long term, sustainable basis.
We are a FTSE 100 business with a strong balance sheet and over £13bn of assets under management. But with just 600 employees youre given the ability to make a big impact and elevate your career quickly.
Our diverse, passionate team of experts works on some of the most ambitious, innovative and sustainable projects in the country from our high-quality campuses across central London, to some of the top retail schemes in the UK providing a rewarding career journey where you can shape how you grow.

We believe in shared success and enabling people to be themselves. If you want to feel listened to and understood in an environment where your opinions count and bright ideas are encouraged, youve come to the right place!
In our recent engagement survey 93% of our employees stated they were proud to work for British Land!
The Data Privacy Manager role is to provide integral data privacy support to the business. They will disseminate SME knowledge as needed, identify and map processes that capture personal data, raise business awareness of data privacy issues and best practice and provide training and guidance.
The Data Privacy team also consists of a Privacy Analyst and is lead by the Head of Legal, who is also the Data Protection Officer.
Key responsibilities include:
providing privacy subject matter expertise, to ensure the organisation is compliant with data privacy legislation;
monitoring compliance with the GDPR, the Data Protection Act 2018 and other relevant data protection regulations across the business;
providing advice regarding the implications of new privacy and data protection laws that impact the business;
creating and maintaining data protection notices, policies, standards and guidance to ensure the continued reflection and support of British Lands changing services, business models, evolving use of data, expanding markets, and changes in applicable laws and regulations;
promoting a culture of privacy by design by advocating for the development, review and/or revision of policies, guidelines, projects and/or programs relating to privacy and data protection;
completing Privacy Risk Assessments and, where triggered, Data Protection Impact Assessments;
working with Information Security in completing Supplier Risk Assurance reviews;
providing assistance to the Procurement team in relation to Data Sharing Agreements and contracts;
providing SME knowledge to the Legal team;
supporting and monitoring the maintenance of Records of Processing;
providing advice and guidance to staff who assist with processing Data Subject Rights Requests;
providing advice and guidance on data protection requests from third parties;
liaising with customers and employees who have raised concerns about how their individual rights request has been managed;
investigating data breaches and collaborating with the business units to identify remedial actions and monitor successful implementation;
developing and delivering ongoing training and awareness activities to maintain a strong data protection awareness within British Land;
defining, planning and executing privacy audits in relation to processing activities, including supporting and monitoring the successful implementation of any remedial actions identified; and
preparing reports on the state of data privacy compliance for senior management.
We are looking for an individual who is highly motivated, pragmatic and can successfully deliver at pace. The ideal candidate will have:
a passion for data protection and experience of advising on the application of privacy legislation and the management of privacy risk;
a good understanding of UK data protection legislation and relevant applicable guidelines;
experience of drafting and reviewing data protection clauses for contracts and advising the business on these;
CIPP/E and CIPM certification;
the ability to consider the risks to the business and pragmatically agree an appropriate way forward;
good interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with the business to become a trusted advisor;
strong verbal and written communication skills with excellent attention to detail;
effective time management, prioritisation skills, ability to manage multiple workstreams;
thrives on taking on new challenges while understanding the importance of completing day to day tasks;
a pro-active approach to managing risk;
able to work confidently and autonomously where required, while recognising when to ask for direction;
enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with competing deadlines; and
strong IT proficiency, in particular with Word, Excel, Outlook and Sharepoint.
Our values are what we stand for at British Land, theyre not just a label on the door; they connect us every day to our vision, purpose, and strategy. They help us to promote an inclusive, positive, and collaborative culture. You can read more on our corporate website.
Bring your whole self
Listen & Understand
Smarter together
Build for the future
Deliver at pace

Our People Just ask anyone why they love working here and they will tell you its the people. Theyre highly talented, passionate, and collaborative! We thank our people with rewards that feel rewarding; you can review our market leading benefits here.
If you enjoy bringing your whole self to work, share our values and are excited about our purpose wed love to hear from you! We are committed to providing an accessible and inclusive process learn more about our selection process here.
Please note that we endeavour to get back to all applicants within 28 days. If you havent heard from us within this period, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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