Privacy Partner - Hybrid (London/Sheffield) - SNB01

Date: 26-Jan-2023

Location: GB, EC1A 1AA

Company: Royal Mail Group

Job reference number 288461

Privacy Partner - Hybrid (London/Sheffield) - SNB01

Full time

Permanent

Royal Mail Farringdon, London, EC1A 1AA

 

 

An exciting opportunity has arrisen, to join Royal Mail as a Privacy Partner. This position looks to position an experienced privacy Subject Matter Expert within the business. The Privacy Business Partner will assess, manage and recommend remedial actions for the units privacy risk posture. Being closer to the unit will allow the Privacy Business Partner to effectively communicate the risk position in relation to the wider business and suggest pragmatic options based on the maturity and complexity of the unit

 

About the role

The Privacy Business Partner will be responsible for ensuring all elements of RMG’s privacy management programme are embedded within the business unit. By partnering with the unit, they will not only conduct assurance of the controls, but be an ambassador for change, improving the units privacy posture. The Privacy Business Partner will also have oversight of the unit’s Project portfolio, ensuring privacy controls are embedded by design. 

 

The Privacy Business Partner will assess, manage and recommend remedial actions for the units privacy risk posture. Being closer to the unit will allow the Privacy Business Partner to effectively communicate the risk position in relation to the wider business and suggest pragmatic options based on the maturity and complexity of the unit.

 

The Privacy Business Partner will have to maintain an active relationship with multiple other business stakeholders to ensure their units privacy risk is effectively managed. Working closely with Technology IT Portfolios teams, Cyber Security, Service Delivery, Procurement, Risk and Governance and Internal Audit will be key to success in this role.

 

About You

The role holder is a member of the Data Protection team who support RMG’s compliance with legal obligations under data protection and privacy laws. The penalties for non-compliance in this area could include regulatory enforcement action, financial penalties and severe reputational damage.

 

You'll understand RMG’s strategy, its operational and commercial needs and accordingly RMG’s needs for sound information governance and privacy data protection compliance.


You'll partner with Business, understand their objectives and provide pragmatic, commercially sound privacy compliance advice,  monitor and manage privacy compliance across the business, third parties, subsidiaries and process whilst understanding the end to end data flow of the solution


You'll Use range of Privacy Assurance Assessments to assess and monitor compliance, test controls and provide strategic recommendations  to mitigate privacy risk, in line with RMG’s accountability obligations, supporting the DPO in discharging their duties in relation to the General Data Protection Regulation and all applicable data protection and privacy laws.

 

Experience:

•     Proven experience of working in a data protection environment ADD or similar

•     CIPP/E, CIPT, CIPM qualified or working towards (desirable) or similar industry qualifications

•     Excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills required as the role will include engagement with Senior Management up to and including board members. The successful candidate should be able to present complex and difficult messages clearly and with impact, using a range of approaches to gain commitment.  

 

Extra Benefits


•    Generous holiday entitlement of 27 days (plus bank holidays), increasing with years completed service
•    Company pension scheme with competitive contribution rates 
•    RMG Share Schemes - partnership and matching share offer
•    Family friendly support - enhanced maternity pay, paternity leave, adoption leave, shared parental leave and childcare vouchers
•    Discounts and offers - there are more than 800 offers to help you save on things like groceries, days out, holidays and your household bills*.
•    Supportive and generous company sick pay
•    Access to our Feeling First Class service, providing both mental and physical wellbeing support
•    Lifestyle benefits - You can purchase a car, bike, home technology or mobile phone, or choose from a range of health benefits and insurance products. You make regular payments from your salary, and so could save on tax*.  
•    Financial support - information and services to help you manage debt and grow your financial knowledge, with debt consolidation & savings plans*
•    Your peace of mind with - Healthcare CashPlan, Dental Cover, Additional Life (life insurance) & Additional Life Partner, Hospital & Death Benefit Plans; Voluntary Critical illness & Voluntary Critical illness Partner
•    Free & discounted RMG products - free keep safe & redirection, partner discounts 
•    Free stamps at Christmas
*Available only to perm employees

 

Your career in safe hands

 

At Royal Mail we value our people and we want our people to be proud to work for our businesses. 


We have the assets, the infrastructure and the scale that others don’t, yet we are a big part of the communities we operate in, making billions of precious deliveries each year. We are responsible for the largest B2B customer database in the UK and are one of the largest employers in the UK, providing one in every 194 jobs.

 

An operation of this size needs a strong support network, and the HR, Legal, Finance, IT, Risk & Governance, Customer Experience, Sales & Marketing departments are all integral to helping us to utilise the latest technology and business approaches to optimise, automate and digitise our operations. 

 

Royal Mail is a forward thinking, innovative organisation, that is also committed to reducing emissions and improving air quality in our communities. This includes investing in technologies such as electric vehicles, drones, alternative fuel trucks and energy improvements to our estate. 


For more information about Royal Mail’s values of being positive, brilliant and part of it, please click on the link below:
About Us (royalmailgroup.com)

 

 

 

 

Closing Date: 01/02/2023. Please note, this advert may close early if the appropriate number of applications has been reached.

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