Data Governance Specialist

  • Somerset Bridge Group
  • Bristol, UK
  • 17/02/2024
Full time Data Science Big Data Data Management Data Governance

Job Description

Location - Bristol
Employment Type - Full Time - Permanent
Salary - Competitive Package
Hours Per Week - 37.5

Based within the Data Protection & Information Security department, the role will involve supporting the development of and compliance with the data protection framework.

Key Responsibilities:

Supporting the DPO and Data Protection & InfoSec team to manage the development and implementation of data protection and information security standards and processes.
Reviewing internal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with legislation and regulation.
Managing and assessing new projects, initiatives and business processes through the DPIA life cycle.
Develop and incorporate privacy controls, including reviewing business completion of supplier audits and due diligence assessments as part of the procurement process.
Develop privacy training and awareness programmes to include issuing Group-wide communications.
Support the operational processes to embed excellent privacy and data governance to include data mapping and ROPAs.
Identify risks, requirements and areas of improvement.
Analyse data protection incidents to identify trends and training requirements.
Monitoring, logging and responding to data protection queries.
Research and document future requirements driven by changes in legislation.
Provide support and guidance to other members of the Data Protection & InfoSec team.

Required Skills/Experience:

An understanding of UK and EU Data Protection and privacy legislation.
Able to explain data topics to people from a wide variety of backgrounds in clear terms to inform decision making.
Previous experience with managing data subject rights requests, data breaches and data protection impact assessments.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability and confidence to engage with colleagues throughout the business and at all management levels.
An understanding of the insurance market and relevant products and services is desirable.
A recognised data protection qualification or demonstrable self-study on data protection topics is desirable.
Attention to detail with excellent written and oral communication skills.

Our Benefits:

Hybrid working – 2 days in the office and 3 days working from home
25 days annual leave, rising to 27 days over 2 years’ service and 30 days after 5 years’ service. Plus bank holidays!
Discretionary annual bonus
Pension scheme – 5% employee, 6% employer
Flexible working – we will always consider applications for those who require less than the advertised hours
Healthcare Cash Plan – claim cashback on a variety of everyday healthcare costs
100’s of exclusive retailer discounts
Professional wellbeing, health & fitness app - Wrkit
Enhanced parental leave, including time off for IVF appointments
Religious bank holidays – if you don’t celebrate Christmas and Easter, you can use these annual leave days on other occasions throughout the year.
Life Assurance - 4 times your salary
25% Car Insurance Discount
20% Travel Insurance Discount
Cycle to Work Scheme
Employee Referral Scheme
Community support day
Christmas and Summer parties

Working at SBG

At Somerset Bridge Group we aim to build a sustainable and innovative business focused on underwriting, broking and claims handling of UK motor insurance, offering transparent products and an efficient and fair service to our policy holders.

We are very proud to have been awarded a Silver Accreditation from Investors in People! We recognise that all of our people contribute to our success. That's why we are always looking for talented people to join our team - people who share our vision, who are passionate about what they do, and who want to be part of something special.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Somerset Bridge Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic factors or other characteristics protected by law. SBG makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, skills and business requirements.