Data Protection Analyst


Who we are:
Markel Corporation (NYSE – MKL) a fortune 500 company with over 60 offices in 20+ countries, is a holding company for insurance, reinsurance, specialist advisory and investment operations around the world.
In each of our businesses, we seek to deliver innovative products and responsive customer service so that we can be a market leader. Our time horizon is long-term, our approach is disciplined, and our focus is on continuously improving the quality of the customer experience.
Avencia Consulting are an RPO who provide a recruitment service to our client Markel International.
The Role
The Data Protection Analyst supports Markel’s Data Protection and Privacy framework. This role ensures Markel’s data protection policies, standards and strategies are in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and contracts while supporting the strategic plan of the organisation. The Data Protection Analyst will examine systems and procedures while addressing data related issues. This role will assist in building continuous and constant interaction with business partners across the organisation to understand the constantly evolving data protection environment.
What you will be doing:
Implement and enhance the Data Privacy Governance Framework.
Monitor and understand various data related regulations and laws, such as, the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), US California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) as directed by the Data Protection Officer.
Actively support the ongoing efforts around policies, standards and topology diagrams while adhering to procedures.
Provide appropriate awareness to a data protection culture throughout the organisation ensuring employees are conscience of the importance and impact of data protection.
Identify, log, raise and mitigate data protection risks & issues.
Perform investigation, discovery, recording and facilitating activities involved with data requests.
Bring up issues accordingly to the Data Protection Officer and Director of Business and Cyber Resiliency.
Support for the entire data protection infrastructure understanding and detailing the location of privacy and critical data, and documenting processes on maintaining the framework.
Support the Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA) process.
Support the Data Subject Access Requests (DSAR) process.
Understand and use monitoring tools to analyse patterns in order to identify performance issues and account for capacity planning.
What we are looking for: Preferred Certifications ITIL Certification
CIPP – Internal Association of Privacy Professionals
Privacy & Data Protection Foundation (PDPF)
Privacy & Data Protection Practitioner (PDPP)
Privacy & Data Protection Expert (PDPE)
SECO-Certified Privacy & Data Protection Officers (CPDPO)
Knowledge of privacy regulations in both the EU and US.
Have some knowledge of the connection between Cloud, mobile and other technologies relative to data protection and privacy.
Knowledge of data protection software and non-virtualized systems
What’s in it for you:
– A great salary plus additional bonus, incentives & benefits
– 25 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays, with the opportunity to buy/sell extra leave
– Fantastic company-matched pension scheme, private medical and dental cover, life assurance, travel insurance cover, income protection, a cycle2work scheme, green car benefit scheme, season ticket loan as well as other great benefits on offer!
What we hope you’ll do next:
Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.
We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic.
We recruit and develop our people based on merit and passion, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
We want to ensure that you have a positive experience applying for a role at Markel and are able to perform at your best. If there are any adjustments we can reasonably make to ensure the process is accessible for you at every stage please let us know.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

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