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Information Manager

  • Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Sector: Compliance
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted:
    26 Mar 2019
  • Job reference: 32103

My client is a national wealth management practice who are looking for an experienced Data Manager with cyber security experience to join their team in Leicester.

The Information Manager will ensure group wide compliance in accordance with relevant data protection and information security laws and regulations. The DPIS will be a subject matter expert in all aspects of data protection and information security and will play an active part to ensure compliance with GDPR and oversee the implementation and monitoring of information governance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide advice in relation to all aspects of data protection laws to the business to ensure holistic, consistent specialised advice is provided
  • Lead on the strategy for data protection and information security compliance
  • Lead on and build a strong relationship with the ICO including maintenance of registrations and managing the ICO complaints process. Lead and manage on relationship meetings and ICO visits
  • Manage the design, delivery and development of the data protection and information security policy to ensure it comprehensively meets current business needs and evolves to provide clear added value
  • Provide input to appropriate internal committees, in particular the audit, risk and compliance committee in relation to data protections and information security risks and issues
  • Assist the business with the creation and maintenance of relevant data protection registers to monitor and track data sharing arrangements, data retention policies, breach notification, ICO registrations and effective asset management and disposal
  • Proactively monitor changes to data protection legislation, communicating and managing changes as they apply to the business
  • Provide assurance to ensure controls which manage risks associated with data protection and information security requirements are adequately designed, implemented and effective and manage assurance and monitoring arrangements
  • Carry out a global data protection audit and provide recommendations to the Head of Risk and Compliance in order to make the business fully compliant with relevant legislation, particularly the general data protection legislation

Qualifications and Education


  • Strong working knowledge and experience of implementing standard i.e. ISO 27001, DPA, GDPR, cyber essentials etc.
  • Project management skills: the ability to deliver and lead change/projects
  • Have strong people management, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to influence at senior levels
  • Proven experience of providing advice on data protection and information security
  • Demonstrable experience of providing compliance advice, operational compliance matters and running compliance programmes
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple tasks effectively and meet deadlines
  • Able to negotiate with stakeholders at all levels, adapting style where appropriate; ability to "push back" and validate ideas of others
  • Builds network of contacts externally/internally and uses effectively, learning from the experience of others


  • May have additional specialist knowledge around information security or wider data management issues
  • Previous experience of working in a financial services firm preferably in wealth management

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