Data Protection Assistant


Data Protection Assistant – Inside IR35
Our client is looking for highly skilled Data Protection Assistant to join their Edinburgh based team for a 4 months initial contract.
The role
We’re currently recruiting for a Data Protection Assistant to join our DSAR Team to support Customer Operations in enabling the business to deliver good risk outcomes. Reporting to the Head of Root Cause Analysis you’ll be tasked with coordinating data subject requests for the Group, maintaining appropriate records to fulfil the Group’s accountability obligations, ensuring responses are completed within the regulatory timescales and carry out any other required responsibilities as required.
Key Responsibilities
To Identify and direct Data Subject Requests made to the Group via an external facing mailbox, primarily subject access requests and erasure requests with limited supervision. Maintain an accurate and appropriate record of all requests and proactively track their progress. Additionally, proactively build relationships with internal departments, Outsource Service Providers and key Claims Management Companies, and be an effective member of the Data Protection Team.
What are we looking for?
A good knowledge and understanding of data subject rights under the UK General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018. An ability to work confidently under minimal direction and as part of a team to build relationships across a range of Business Process Outsource suppliers. Previous experience of working to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure including. excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Ideally, you might have previous experience working as part of an in-house data subject request team.
If this is of interest, please submit your CV.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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