Data Protection Consultant

Birmingham (Wythall)

Salary: Circa £65,000

Closing date: 25 April 2019 at midnight  

Reference: 3415  

Working pattern: Fixed Term  

Duration: 6 months  

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***6 month Fixed term Contract***

Are you looking for a rewarding career within an organisation that offers you opportunities to develop and grow!?

Do you want to work for one of Britain’s Top Employers, 7 years running!?

If the answer is yes, then keep reading…

About Role

You would be principal point of contact for regulatory support and guidance, including recommendations on policy and strategy for all areas of the Group in relation to compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998, General Data Protection Regulation and associated guidance. You would also be responsible for managing the day-to-day relationship with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

To monitor compliance with data protection legislation and with the policies of the Group in relation to data protection including leading the regulatory data protection compliance aspects of OSP governance and oversight, ensuring that all relevant services are provided to agreed and acceptable standards.

To design, implement and maintain a framework for managing data protection risk including responding to legislation, devising and owning policies and training.


• Detailed knowledge of Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation.
• Proven in-depth Data Protection experience
• Financial services industry experience.
• Experience in national and European data protection laws and practices including an in-depth understanding of the GDPR.
• Ability to work autonomously
• Strong stakeholder management skills at all levels
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong organisational and management skills


Legal qualification, ISEB qualification in data protection or CIPP/E

About us

Join the Phoenix Group, and you join a unique organisation. It’s not just the 10 million policyholders we serve, or the £240 billion of assets we look after. Or that we’ve been listed as one of the UK's Top Employers for seven years running. It’s the fact we manage predominantly closed life funds in our Heritage business. This means we can focus our innovative thinking and energy into improving outcomes for our existing customers and their customer experience. But that’s not all. We also have an Open business which manufactures and underwrites new products and policies to support people saving for their future in areas such as workplace pensions and SIPPs. We also market corporate pension trustee services and manufacture products to be sold under other brands. Did you know Phoenix Life manufactures SunLife’s market leading Guaranteed Over 50’s plan? Having acquired Standard Life Assurance Limited in 2018, Phoenix is now the largest consolidator of heritage life insurance funds in Europe with a vision to be Europe's Leading Life Consolidator

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Flexible working at Phoenix is: "A lifestyle that fuses your personal and professional life."

Phoenix believes in a culture of flexibility, depending on the role we may be able to offer working arrangements that suit your needs. In today's world of work / life challenges we recognise getting this right is important to our employees and the success of our business.

Examples of this may include but are not exclusive to the following:

Part Time: You would work less than full-time hours for the business, perhaps by working fewer days or hours per week.
Flexible hours: Still working your contracted hours, you would have flexibility to start and finish within agreed core working times.
Job Share: Where the role allows you would voluntarily share the duties of one full-time position with another colleague, splitting the hours on a pro-rata basis.
Home working: You would undertake some, or all, of your working duties from home or anywhere else other than the standard allocated place of work (including other Phoenix locations).

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