DATA AND INFORMATION COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Preston
Full Time
Competitive
7 / 03

DATA AND INFORMATION COMPLIANCE OFFICER

EFL House, Preston

12-month fixed term contract

Reporting to Group Head of Legal

Full and part-time hours considered - Hybrid working

Salary: Competitive dependent on experience

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Data and Information Compliance Officer to join our Governance and Legal team.

If you’re dedicated to upholding data protection, privacy and information security, and possess a keen understanding of regulatory compliance and legal matters, this opportunity will allow you to make a significant contribution to the dynamic world of football while shaping the future of our organisation.

 

About us

Formed in 1888, the EFL is the world’s original and oldest league football competition. It has 72 member clubs, each of which embodies the unique heritage, pride, and passion of the communities they represent. We are responsible for administering and regulating the Sky Bet EFL, Sky Bet Play-Offs, Carabao Cup and Bristol Street Motors Trophy competitions.

Our employees are crucial to our success and equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental elements of building our organisation.

 

Role Overview

As a Data and Information Compliance Officer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring compliance with data protection, privacy and information security standards throughout the EFL. You will focus on carefully reviewing, updating and maintaining policies, standards, assessments, practices, and procedures pertaining to data protection, privacy and information security.

Full description

Key Responsibilities

  • Reviewing, updating, and maintaining the data protection, privacy and information security policies, standards, assessments, practices, and procedures across the EFL and applicable group companies.
  • Ensuring all data protection, privacy and information security policies, standards, assessments, practices, and procedures are integrated and operating effectively across the working practices of the EFL and applicable group companies.
  • Reviewing, updating, and maintaining appropriate records of processing in accordance with data protection legislation.
  • Undertaking audits of data protection, privacy and information security policies, standards, assessments, practices, and procedures at appropriate intervals.
  • Ensuring proper handling of data subject rights requests received by the EFL and applicable group companies.
  • Investigating and reporting data, privacy, and information security breaches in compliance with data protection legislation.
  • Supporting various projects across the EFL and applicable group companies, including for example integration of privacy by design, and data protection impact assessments.
  • Assisting in the drafting, review and negotiation of data sharing and processing agreements.
  • Providing appropriate guidance to EFL member clubs where required in relation to their data protection practices which interrelate with those of the EFL and its applicable group companies.
  • Working proactively with the business and department leads to provide necessary training to internal departments at regular intervals as required.
  • Providing other data protection, privacy, and information security related advice to the EFL and its group companies as required.
  • Supporting the business with other corporate compliance activities as required.

Working at the EFL comes with a great package of benefits.

  • 23 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays), rising to 25 days after 5 years.
  • Free Parking at Preston office
  • Access to CPD
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Season ticket loan
  • Generous Pension scheme
  • Access to match day tickets

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ROLE MAY CLOSE EARLY IF SUFFICENT APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED.

Closing Date: Monday 19February 2024

First Stage Interview: Week commencing 26February / 4 March 2024

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