CareerZone - Data Protection Manager (81507)

Job description


Data Protection Manager

Job reference 81507


  • Job Title :
    Data Protection Manager
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
  • Closing Date:
    29 September 2023
  • Line Manager
    Sharon Chapman
Job Advert

Are you looking for an exciting role supporting customer facing teams do the right thing when it comes to data protection? Can you help bring data protection concepts to life and explain how data protection principles work in reality?

“Everything about Asda”

We are a values-led organisation. As such we, encourage everyone to be open and honest. We work creatively and collaboratively, valuing everyone's input.

Our collaborative culture, the size of our business and our belief in the empowerment of the individual means opportunities at Asda are abundant.

We conduct £300m worth of transactions every week. Our website handles over 2 million transactions a month. We have more than 145,000 dedicated Asda colleagues ensuring that our customers are at the heart of everything we do.

“Everything you'll love ”                                                                                                                                        

  • Hybrid and flexible working – everyone is looking for that work/life balance and Asda have it on point. Flexible working meaning you work where it works to meet both your needs and the business needs
  • Cash car allowance – £5.7k or electric vehicle​
  • Family healthcare BUPA- Looking after you and your family
  • Discretionary bonus – Rewarding you for your hard work and efforts
  • Company Pension Scheme matched to a limit – Looking forward to the future
  • Minimum 24 days annual leave per year plus 8 bank holidays – Making sure you take time for your self and switch off
  • 4 weekly pay – which means you get an extra payday a year
  • Digital GP and Wellbeing sessions – Asda genuinely cares so we create a culture where our people can perform at their best, the physical health and mental wellbeing of all our people is very important to us
  • Discount off your shopping at Asda and George - with extra discounts running throughout the year – really makes a difference, saving the colleagues an average of £700 a year
  • Career development and apprenticeship and graduate schemes - we want our colleagues to excel and grow with our business. (Link to grad scheme on Asda page)
  • Free city centre parking – you can also use it outside working hours

Plus much more!

“That's more like it”

“Find your role”

We have a new role for an experienced data protection professional to join the Asda Data Protection Operations Team in our award winning Legal and Compliance Function. This role will be the key point of contact for areas of our business who process customer data including Asda's Data Science and Analytics, Customer Loyalty and Ecommerce teams. It will be supported by one direct report.

Working within a dynamic and supportive team, you will:

  • Business partner with key customer facing areas to provide risk-based data protection advice and training to enable data protection by design.
  • Complete Data Protection Risk Assessments and manage Records of Processing Activities for customer data processing.
  • Create and manage Data Protection related policies, standards, procedures and Privacy Notices.
  • Liaise with Asda's Cyber Security and Data Governance teams to support aligned ways of working across risk assessment processes, policies, standards and training.
  • Manage and drive process improvement in the OneTrust platform modules used by the Data Protection team, and work alongside the Onetrust product owner for modules which are owned jointly.
  • Support data incident management and regulator contact responses.
  • Manage and drive improvement in Data Protection performance metrics and reporting.
  • Work closely with the Data Protection Legal Team to deliver aligned advice, horizon scanning and business partnering.
  • Have line management responsibility for one colleague.

Let's find out about you”

  • Holds a degree level education in a relevant subject, or equivalent level of experience.
  • Has an expert level of understanding of relevant UK Data Protection Laws and previous experience working in a data protection role.
  • Holds a recognised data protection certifications e.g. CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT.
  • Preferably has previous experience of working with data protection management software, such as Onetrust.

Find your everything at Asda” - bringing brighter living within everyone's reach.

We are passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive workforce, representative of the communities we serve, and are creating ways to inspire diverse talent to join Asda.





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