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Data Protection & Disclosure Manager

Salary: £36,570 - £39,522
Ref: ZP82

This opportunity is offered as a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Mark Burns-Williamson, is seeking to appoint a Data Protection & Disclosure Manager to work with him to continue to make a real difference to the lives of people across communities in West Yorkshire.

In this key position you will be responsible for ensuring compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 along with the effective and efficient management and development of customer focussed Disclosure and Data Protection (Principles 1, 2 and 6 or equivalent) functions. Further responsibilities include the development and implementation of policies and strategies in line with legislation and national standards.

Eligible candidates will already hold a degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant Disclosure/Legal subject, or specialist qualification in this area, or alternatively must have proven recent relevant experience in an organisation of similar nature and size.

This role would suit someone with an excellent knowledge and experience of the Data Protection Act and future developments, the Freedom of Information Act, the Management of Police Information and associated disclosure legislation and guidance.

Furthermore, you will need experience of developing and implementing policies and procedures, and writing detailed reports. A relevant management qualification, or relevant recent experience in managing, leading and motivating staff are also required for this role.

In addition, you must be prepared to work flexibly to support the work of the OPCC and travel for business purposes. The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

This post is suitable for job share. The online application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed through the following link

Closing date: Monday 12 March 2018

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