This post is an exciting opportunity to work across two newly established Children’s Trusts which marks a fresh start for the way children and families are supported in Birmingham and Sandwell.
Working 36.5 hours per week - you will work with all areas of Birmingham and Sandwell’s Children’s Trusts to fulfil the role of Data Protection Officer (DPO). This is a key role in the effective implementation of Data Protection and compliance with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
The post is initially a fixed term contract for 1 year to establish the DPO role and effective implementation of GDPR compliance. It expected to become a full time position once the GDPR and the long term requirements are fully understood.
You will be expected to have direct experience of information assurance, expertise in data protection law and practices and in depth understanding of GDPR. Knowledge of operational service delivery areas, organisations and related processing operations will be important along with understanding of information technologies and data security.
Working with Senior Leadership across Birmingham and Sandwell to ensure they are aware of legal and technical implications to enable effective decision making will be a key part of the work. Leadership, planning, design and evaluation of cultural and technical information assurance projects across multiple business areas promoting data protection improvement and culture will be required. Leading matrix teams of project resources will be part of the work. This will include provision of information assurance education and training whilst providing advice and guidance to all levels.
You must be able to develop innovative strategies, ideas and have proven skills in influencing, persuading and negotiating with a full range of stakeholders. The work will involve engagement with a range of disciplines to ensure successful delivery, improvement, support and management of information.
Informal enquiries to Tony Elliott on 07730 281736
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