TITLE: Junior Data Protection Specialist
Division: Group Legal and Governance
Department: Data Compliance Office (DCO)
Location: London – Hybrid working (currently 1-2 days in the office per week)
Job Type: 18 month Fixed Term Contract
Salary £27,000 – £30,000
This role offers a competitive salary, hybrid working, 28 days holiday a year plus Bank Holidays and 11% pension after one year of service.
Which? is the UK’s consumer champion, here to make life simpler, fairer and safer for everyone. Our research gets to the heart of consumer issues, our advice is impartial, and our rigorous product tests lead to expert recommendations. We’re the independent consumer voice that influences politicians and lawmakers, investigates, holds businesses to account and makes change happen.As an organisation we’re not for profit and all for making consumers more powerful. As people we’re brave, caring, rigorous and insightful in the way we connect with each other to make change happen.
About the role
Along with colleagues in the Data Compliance Office, your role is to support the organisation in making decisions that are right for Which?, right for consumers, and consistent with data privacy obligations. Your day to day responsibilities will be wide ranging and include responding to individual rights requests and assessing privacy risks, as well as providing advice and guidance more generally. You’ll be part of a friendly group that enjoys working together and celebrates its achievements. .
Key responsibilities include:
You will have an interest in data protection and privacy culture and be familiar with UK data protection regulations. You’ll need someexperience of working in a data protection or compliance role, a willingness to learn, and be able to apply your knowledge in practice.
As you will be dealing with compliance issues and personal data you’ll need the ability to handle situations sensitively, maintaining a professional approach at all times. You’ll have good interpersonal skills, be able to communicate with key stakeholders across the organisation at a variety of levels, and work as part of a team.
We also have these benefits for you to consider:
About the Which? way of life
All our roles are now hybrid and we will supply you with the tools and technologies to enable you to do this. We reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any given time due to the number of applications received.
Which? is the UK’s consumer champion, here to make life simpler, fairer and safer for everyone. As an organisation we’re not for profit and all for making consumers more powerful.
We impact in key areas such as consumer rights, scams, data protection and unfair pricing. Our investigations go deep and our expert advice is completely impartial. Same goes for our product reviews – our rigorous tests and expert recommendations help consumers to make better decisions. Come and champion consumers with us – it’s important work. As people we’re brave, caring, rigorous and insightful in the way we connect with each other to make change happen.
At Which? we value diversity and we’re committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We want to receive applications from all regardless of age, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, social economic background. We believe that a diverse workforce helps us to understand and create a positive impact for consumers. We want to ensure that everybody can apply and be part of our recruitment processes, and therefore we can make reasonable adjustments to accommodate our candidates as and when.