GDPR Compliance Officer

£23,000 to £26,000
02 Nov 2018
23 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

GDPR Compliance Officer

Kidney Research UK is a charity working to cure kidney disease. It is still out there, a silent killer, blighting the lives of more than two million patients, with a further million undiagnosed. We are the largest charitable funder supporting renal research in the UK today. For decades the research we enable has been saving lives, but people continue to suffer, and we want to do so much more to help.

Through targeted research, the collation and sharing of health information and strategic planning we have been shaping and facilitating advances in renal research since 1961, collaborating with other charities and funders to deliver life-changing care to all those affected.

With the incidences of obesity, heart disease and high blood pressure (all triggers for kidney disease) on the increase due to our changing life-styles, our work is more essential than ever, and we need good, passionate and caring people to help get us to a cure, faster.

Position: Knowledge Compliance Officer
Location: Nene Hall, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (Commutable from Stamford, Oundle, Huntingdon, Chatteris, Spalding and surrounding areas)
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Grade 4: £23,000 to £26,000 depending on experience

Closing date: Friday 23 November 2018

About the role:

This new role has been created in recognition of the increasing importance we place on maximising our use of data and information at Kidney Research UK and in ensuring that information shared with us is protected and used appropriately.

As a result, we are looking for an enthusiastic person to champion the use of high quality, compliant information and sharing of knowledge in the organisation. This new role will work with colleagues across the organisation to improve the processes in place for sharing information and support our developing use of technology to improve the speed, quality and access to the wealth of information we hold.

A critical part of this role will be to support the organisation in ensuring the data and information we hold is compliant. Working alongside the Data Protection Lead you will provide data protection advice and support to colleagues and maintain the development and review of policies and processes to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation, Data Protection Act 2018 and Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation (PECR).

About you:

The post holder will have excellent communication skills and be comfortable presenting to groups of staff and volunteers. You will also have experience of applying data protection principles in either your own work area or across a number of teams and initiatives. We are looking for someone who is passionate about data and information and the role it can play in achieving our goals. You will have an enquiring mind, love asking questions to find out what people need, and enjoy finding solutions to support and enable colleagues. The postholder will also be methodical and logical in their approach to information and data, ensuring that processes are efficient and effective, and data is managed compliantly.

This is a great opportunity to play an important part in supporting and enabling growth for a charity with an emotive cause and strong ambitions to deliver more for kidney patients sooner.

You may have experience of the following: Compliance Officer, Compliance Coordinator, Compliance Executive, Compliance Coordinator, Compliance Manager, Policy Officer, Regulation, Regulatory, Data Compliance, Data Protection, Charity, Charities, Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation, PECR, GDPR, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc.

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