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Data Protection Project Lead - 6-9 Month Fixed Term Contract

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

As the Information Governance Strategy Lead at Diabetes UK, you will be responsible for driving the delivery of the Taking Care of Personal Data Project. This is Diabetes UK’s ongoing data protection compliance project.

As the successful candidate for this role, you will work closely with the Head of Legal and Compliance and other members of the Legal and Compliance team including the Information Governance team. You will also work closely with other key stakeholders within Diabetes UK to successfully drive and complete the TCPD project

Interview Date(s): TBC

Role Responsibility

Bringing our vision and framework to life, ensuring that we deliver on the various components in a practical and compliant manner including policies, processes and guidance.

Working with colleagues to clearly communicate and obtain buy in to the TCPD project

Design and deliver training on the TCPD project

Ensure accurate and timely reporting on progress to the various Diabetes UK working groups.

The Ideal Candidate

Someone with an Information Governance/Data Protection experience who has effectively delivered change programmes perhaps as part of GDPR compliance.

The ability to communicate clearly and influence key stakeholders

Deliver engaging and relevant training

Help promote a positive compliance culture around information governance.

For further details please refer to the detailed job description.

Package Description

What we can offer you: 

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays 
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,500 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working as part of our approach to activity based working
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life  
  • Annual season ticket loan (on completion of your probation period)
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities 
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

About the Company

Diabetes is the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time.  There are currently 3.8 million people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes, and 1 million more with undiagnosed Type 2.

We are working to make sure that those affected by diabetes get the best care and support they need to live well with their condition and avoid life-changing complications.  We're leading the way by funding critical research, improving healthcare and treatment so we can reach our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.

Diabetes UK staff are motivated and experienced and extremely passionate about helping people affected by diabetes.  We have been fighting for people with diabetes for more than 80 years and changed millions of lives thanks to the new treatments, technology and policy changes we've been behind.

But there's more to do.  And you can be part of it.

We're a diverse bunch and as a charity we recognise and respect the value of everyone.

We've recently been awarded a One Star Accreditation status by Best Companies.  And this year we were named 65th in the top 100 not-for-profit organisations in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list. 

We're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.

We have a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.  If you’d like to be part of that, why not join us? 

To learn more about the work we do - Click here

Diabetes UK

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