Data Protection Officer

Salary & Benefits: Competitive + Benefits

Department / Function: Legal

Location: London

Job Advert Description:

The Role

We are growing quickly, and we want to ensure that we continue to work effectively with our service and product partners to deliver innovative, global solutions for our clients.

We are looking for a Data Protection Officer (DPO) to ensure that NTT DATA remains compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other UK data protection laws.

The DPO will be responsible for advising on the measures we need to take to fulfil our obligations under GDPR; monitoring our compliance with applicable legislation; training staff in GDPR, raising awareness of data protection amongst employees and providing a point of contact for regulatory authorities and data subjects.

The successful candidate will have a detailed knowledge of GDPR and UK data protection laws, and experience of managing data protection in a professional services environment.

This role will report directly into the NTT DATA UK Commercial Director.

The Opportunity

  • Improve, drive and embed data privacy standards, governance and policies.
  • Ensure that Data Protection Impact Assessments are completed and managed appropriately.
  • Ensure that the necessary processing agreements are in place with Clients, Vendors and group companies.
  • Act as the point of contact for the Information Commissioner’s Office, Data Subjects and internal teams on matters relating to GDPR.
  • Monitor changes in the regulatory framework for data protection and make the necessary changes to ensure continued compliance.

The Person

  • Resourceful, pragmatic with a proven ability to get things done.
  • Hands on, as this is not a pure management position.
  • Experienced in data protection, data security and legal compliance
  • Detailed knowledge of GDPR and UK data protection laws
  • Experience of data processing and data security in a professional services organisation.
  • Excellent people skills, with an ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders across all levels of the business.


Boiler Plate:

Join NTT DATA in the UK and you will be joining a growing company where you will be more than just another employee. With an entrepreneurial attitude you will have the opportunity to grow your career and stand out from the crowd. At NTT DATA we help develop innovative business and IT solutions for some of the most respected organisations in the public and private sectors. 

At NTT DATA we place great importance on the value of diversity. The powerful effect of being able to call on a diverse workforce and all the benefits that go with it are central to our culture. It's a core principle that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. We believe that building an inclusive and diverse workplace is essential to our success; we want our people to feel comfortable, be themselves and, as a result thrive.

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