Senior Data Privacy & Records Retention Manager

Senior Data Privacy & Records Retention Manager

Job Title: Senior Data Privacy & Records Retention Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895341_1542124665
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 13, 2018 15:57

Job Description

Our client is a world leader in the provision and integration of cutting-edge technology, primarily specialist vehicles and systems to the Defence and Security sectors.

They currently have a vacancy for a Senior Data Privacy & Records Retention Manager to own the strategy, implementation and management of the Corporate Records Management Policy, managing strategic projects to address records management, information management and data protection initiatives.

The Senior Data Privacy & Records Retention Manager will ensure compliance to proprietary Records Management and Information Management Policies and to EU GDPR legislative constraints.

Responsibilities will include:

*Ensure compliance with the Corporate Records Management Policy, including policy development and review, managing the life-cycle of records and communications.
*Implement the Corporate Records Management Policy and Retention Schedule, including managing the life-cycle of electronic records and legacy paper files.
*Maintain and implement records management (electronic and paper) Standard Operating Procedures.
*Support management of the organisation's secure paper archives.
*Provide advice on records management and archiving to business units working to retain records as required and support appropriate access.
*Account management of the off-site storage organisation.
*Provide Subject Matter Expertise to Data Protection Officers.
*Create and implement governance, management and assurance frameworks to support Data Protection, Information Management and Records Management obligations.
*Establish monthly reporting capability in alignment with communications strategy for Data Protection, IM and Records Management up to and including Board Level.
*Subject Matter Expert and focal point for all external and internal facing Data Protection, IM and Records Management audits.
*Business sponsor for all Data Protection, IM and Records Management initiatives.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be qualified to degree level (or equivalent) and will be a Subject Matter Expert in records management, information management disciplines and GDPR legislation (Governance, Risk and Compliance). You will have experience of successful implementation and embedding of records management, information management and data protection within an Organisation, including electronic and paper-based systems. You will have extensive experience of stakeholder management and engagement/influencing and negotiating to senior level management. You will need to have excellent communication skills, able to present strategic direction/vision of Information, Records and Data Privacy Management tenets up to senior stakeholder level.


*Senior Data Privacy & Records Retention Manager
*South Wales
*£50-65k per annum

Key Skills: Data Privacy, Records Manager, Data Manager, GDPR, Records Management, Information Management, Data Protection, Governance, Risk, Compliance.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a PERMANENT position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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