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We’re recruiting a Data Protection Team Coordinator on a permanent basis here at MoJ (Ministry of Justice) Security and Information Governance Group, to be part of our warm and collaborative Data Protection Team.
Knowledge and information are the lifeblood of the MoJ. They can transform the way we deliver public services as well as the relationship between government and public. It is important for the Department to show that we are capable of handling information carefully as well as making it readily available and widely accessible wherever we can and should. Managing information well can have a direct impact on our ability to deliver core services to our customers.
The Data Protection Team is responsible for helping business groups across the department manage and use personal information in a manner compatible with the law. Its core function is to promote compliance with the Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018 and the UK General Data Protection Regulation across policies, projects, processes and services which involve personal data, through the provision of bespoke advice, training and guidance to business areas.
Reporting to the Data Protection Business Delivery Manager, you will have a key role in coordinating the way the department manages its personal data including responsibility for promoting adherence to and providing guidance across a vast spectrum of business areas on information legislation.
Key responsibilities include:Ensuring activities within the data compliance tool are being performed at a high-quality and within the agreed service level agreements.Providing in-depth guidance on system/services and functionality provided to end users.Supporting the resolution of outstanding work with internal and external teams.Collating business impact, providing regular updates, tailoring communicationsPreparing communications on status, resolution and business impact to internal, external stakeholders.Liaising directly with the Data Protection Team and Information Assurance colleagues.Managing the Delivery Team mailbox and allocating requests.Prioritising workflow
Essential Skills:Analytical skills to provide the appropriate solution and preventative measures, taking accountability for actions taken and decisions made.Contributing to the work of the community actively networking with others and engagingEngaging in meaningful interactions and relationships with usersKnowledge of the information legislation, the Data Protection Act 2018, and the UK General Data Protection Regulation would be desirable.
Desirable Skills:A data protection/GDPR qualification e.g. CIPP/E or CIPM