Data Protection Officer


Academic Development and Services
UAL - High Holborn
Full time
Legal and Governance Services

19 October 2018 23:55

30 October 2018
£45,603 per annum

To act as the University's Data Protection Officer under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The DPO will be responsible for advising on the measures we need to take to fulfil our obligations under GDPR; monitoring our compliance with applicable legislation; training staff in GDPR, raising awareness of data protection amongst employees and providing a point of contact for regulatory authorities and data subjects.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performance arts.

With the changes in the data protetion field, it is an exciting time to join the Information Compliance Unit at UAL. This post is central to the University's compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation.  The  Information Compliance Unit pulls together records management and compliance with relevant data related legistlation.    

Located at High Holborn, the DPO will be a lead member in the Information Compliance Unit with a degree or equivalent in English law or another recognised qualification or similar data protection qualifiation or relevant experience in data protection.

The postholder will be an excellent communicator who is able to motivate, influence and engage people, including senior management, with the practical application of legislative requirements. You will have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and will enjoy working closely with others to develop and implement policy change. 

You will be a self-starter, able to work independently as well as part of a team and take the initiative to lead where required. The dynamic nature of the role means that it is essential that you are organised and composed.  Finally, you will have an eye for detail and committed to delivering results to an exceptionally high standard.  

If you have any queries you may contact ADS Recruitment Team via email or telephone: 020 7514 2965.

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.