A customer-focused individual with energy, experience and a strong sense of purpose to join us as a Data Privacy Lead (please note the official title for this role will be Data Privacy Advisor)
Catalyst is all about homes people love. That means everything from developing and maintaining great properties, to delivering excellent service to our customers, every day. We provide housing for those who can’t afford a home without our help, and offer a wide range of homes for rent, shared ownership or purchase. In doing so, we build more than homes – we build communities.
We’re one of the UK’s leading housing associations, and a member of the G15 group. We're at a particularly exciting point in our story, having recently merged with another large housing association, Aldwyck. The merger makes us stronger and more able to deliver our social purpose - in every part of our organisation.
We’re a Sunday Times top 100 Best Company to Work for. We invest care, time and resources in our people because we know it’s our people who will drive our purpose. If you’d like to be part of what we do, please get in touch.
We are seeking an experienced Data Privacy Advisor to lead on and maintain our organisation’s compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA). You will assist the Data Protection Manager on all data protection related matters within Catalyst and the development of a privacy strategy. Promote data protection awareness throughout the organisation by providing training, workshops and other mechanisms to support learning and understanding and Perform Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs). You will develop guidance as well as training and awareness materials for relevant business functions involved in the processing of personal data and draft data protection and privacy related policies, procedures and documentation (including privacy notices).
You will have experience in a data protection capacity, including advising on privacy issues, Subject Access Requests, privacy notices, DPIAs, information sharing agreements and contracts. Relevant Privacy and/or Data Protection certification (e.g. CIPP/E, CIPP/M, ) or other relevant professional qualification required. You will possess good standard of literacy and effective written communication skills for writing letters, reports and meeting notes. You will have experience in project management and strong knowledge of and interest in, emerging technologies and devices. You will be organised, with the ability to manage workload within tight deadlines, self-motivated and capable of working independently and as part of a team. Willing to travel to other offices and work-related events as required.
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