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Data Protection Executive

Data Protection Executive

£38,700 - £43,000 + £1,000 flex allowance, up to 15% bonus and benefits

We take an office first hybrid approach here at London Gatwick, with three days a week in the office, two days remote, managed around the needs of the business. 

Are you our next Data Protection Executive? We are looking for someone with a passion for data privacy to join our busy fast paced data protection team.

If you are a confident communicator with experience in data protection, this role has lots to offer.   

What is the role?

Collaborating with the Data Protection Officer, the Data Protection Executive will embed UK GDPR practices throughout the business, addressing gaps and risks related to data protection. Their tasks include ensuring compliance with UK GDPR by handling requests like enquires, DSARs, embedding privacy by design, breaches and delivering training and awareness. Additionally, they'll promote data protection awareness and practices, safeguarding passenger, and employee data. 

What will you do? (Accountabilities)

  • Support the continued implementation and compliance of the UK GDPR across all areas of the business acting as a subject matter expert for advice and queries.
  • Responsible for completing ROPA's, DPIA's and data flow mapping.
  • Roll out organisational training and promote a culture of data awareness.
  • Manage and investigate data breaches, liaising with external suppliers, agencies and regulators as required. 
  • Take a continuous improvement approach, working towards promoting good information governance across the business.
  • Liaising with stakeholders at all levels taking a collaborative approach, being comfortable to question gaps and risks identified with work processes.

  Do you have what we're looking for? (Skills & experience)

  • Knowledge of the Data Protection Act 2018 and UK GDPR, how it impacts Gatwick as an organisation.
  • Experience working within a complex organisation delivering data protection or compliance-based changes. 
  • Effective communicator: able to interpret data protection legislation and requirements in a manner which can be easily understood for those not familiar with the principles of UK GDPR. Excellent time management skills: the ability to effectively prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Relevant data protection qualification such as DDPC or CIPP/E desirable, but not essential.

What's it like to work here?

Our employees tell us that working here is something special and no day is like another. Along with a competitive salary our employees enjoy a range of personal, health and financial benefits, including:

Performance-based bonus scheme

High street shops and restaurant discounts

Healthcare scheme

Life and disability insurance

Professional training to develop

Discounted travel to work schemes

Volunteer days

What it's like to work at London Gatwick?

At London Gatwick, our people are our biggest asset. We want our people to thrive and have the best experience while working with us. We know we are all at our best when we feel comfortable and included.

We are an organisation that places diversity, equity and inclusion at its heart. Our aim; to create a place where everyone belongs and has a voice, and we recognise we all play an important role in our success.

Should you require any reasonable adjustments to be made as part of the application process please contact us directly.

Click ‘apply' to begin your journey, your way with London Gatwick.

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Clare Ead


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