Data Protection Coordinator

Goodman Masson

  • Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Data Protection Coordinator to join our growing team. Reporting into the Data Protection Manager, you will provide administrative support, coordinating responses to requests and assisting with key projects. This is an exciting time to join Incommunities and play an integral part in championing excellent data protection compliance
About us
We are social housing landlord and think our vision of Improving Lives Incommunities says it all!
Working to provide great homes in great neighbourhoods, we manage more than 22,600 homes across Yorkshire and are proud to collaborate with our customers, communities, local and national stakeholders to achieve this.
Our values are at the heart of everything we do, inspiring our thinking and guiding our plans and actions. This year will see us focus on the first year of a 2 -year plan, to 2024. Our plan puts customers at the heart of what we do, providing great places to live and work, with homes that they are proud to live in.
Support the Data Protection Manager with the day to day administrative tasks of the department and with project work related to the improvement plan, audits etc
Work with and support all departments ensuring compliance with the Data Protection legislation
Manage responses to Data Protection Information Right’s requests and Freedom of Information requests to ensure statutory deadlines are met and response are within the Law
To follow formal Data Protection Standards based on ICO guidelines and liaise with ICO in relation to queries, breaches, investigations and regulatory complaints
Manage the response to incidents and data breaches, escalating where necessary
Respond to queries relating to Data Protection, create and maintain a query and policy toolkit for internal publication
Co-ordinate and contribute to internal communications relating to Data Protection
Support the coordination of the Data Protection Working Group, take minutes, track actions and provide advice and support to those representatives
Undertake Data Protection Privacy Impact Assessments and monitor their performance
Develop and deliver training on Data Protection to employees
Understand the key requirements of and champion excellent Data Protection compliance
Qualification in data protection or demonstrable experience working within the field
Experience of working with personal data and associated laws
A good understanding of information security issues along with experience of applying records management best practice in the day-to-day office environment
Experience of working with legislation and translating that into working practice
Knowledge of the data protection impact assessment process identifying risks, and suggesting mitigation
Demonstratable experience of coaching, advising and training staff at all levels

Salary £28,370 per year
West Yorkshire Pension Fund membership – Current employer contribution is 16.3%
Excellent holiday allowance which increases with service
2 days per week in the office
Training, development, and qualification opportunities
Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
Corporate health scheme membership
Cycle to work scheme
Local gym membership discounts.
A team of trained Mental Health First Aiders who are available for colleagues to contact for support
As a Mindful Employer we have committed to working towards better mental health in the workplace and are determined to deliver a culture of physical and mental wellbeing openness and support.
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

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