Passionate about great places to live, GreenSquare Group develops a range of new homes – for rent, shared ownership, and sale – while also providing housing management, care and support, and commercial property services.
We increase the opportunities for people to thrive by giving them access to great homes and services to match. This supports the creation of strong and vibrant communities.
GreenSquare makes a difference to people’s lives – and this is something we want to continue doing, for more people, every day, and we have ambitious plans to simplify and modernise our organisation, to become a simply brilliant landlord.
About the role
We now have an exciting opportunity for a Data Protection Manager to join us on a permanent full time basis.
The Data Protection Manager is the statutory Data Protection Officer (DPO) registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
The DPO’s tasks are defined in Article 39 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as:
to inform and advise the business about its obligations to comply with the GDPR and other data protection laws;
to monitor compliance with the GDPR and other data protection laws, and with data protection policies, including managing internal data protection activities; raising awareness of data protection issues, training staff and conducting internal audits;
to advise on, and to monitor, data protection impact assessments;
to cooperate with the supervisory authority; and
to be the first point of contact for supervisory authorities and for individuals whose data is processed (employees, customers etc)
You will be a key member of the Risk and Assurance Team, having responsibilities for working with people at all levels of the organisation to improve awareness of and compliance with all matters relating to data protection.
You will be exposed to a high level of sensitive information and have a wide-ranging remit in terms of subject matter and influence.
It is essential that you have a GDPR specific qualification e.g. BCS (ISEB) Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection, CIPP/E or CIPM or Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection/Privacy.
You must have an in- depth knowledge of information-related legislation and awareness of future developments in such areas and extensive practical data protection and information management experience.
You will also possess a clear understanding of the ‘internal customer’ and have the ability to prioritise, solve problems and make decisions using your own initiative whilst maintaining a high level of planning and coordination skills.
The ability to use project management disciplines and methodologies will be required along with being able to provide support with project management, planning and administration as required
In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquare are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.
GreenSquare are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the ‘essential eligibility criteria’ for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.
If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.