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Data Protection and Compliance Executive

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  • 34,770-48,565
  • 21 Oct 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Compliance & Data Protection Executive

About the Company

Our client are a charity who assist and support vulnerable children and families across a number of areas, strongly advocating for childrens rights. 

About the Position
The purpose of the role is overseeing the data protection strategy and implementation ensuring compliance with General Data Protection
Regulations and all legislation. The role will report to the Director of Finance, HR, IT and Governance. The successful candidate will provide an efficient and flexible data protection, compliance, complaints and risk
management service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate the required Data Protection and associated risk management activities and administration of same.
  • Update Subject Access and Data Breach logs and report quarterly to line manager and provision of ad hoc reports for management or board
  • committees
  • Regular reviews and updating of data management and retention policies and procedures
  • Centrally manage complaints
  • Gather complaints data and provide at least annual report including patterns and lessons learned for board and sub-committees and ad hoc reports as required.
  • Review policy and procedures and advise on improvements
  • Assist Director with compliance reports to funders, regulators and other
  • external bodies.
  • Maintain compliance logs/registers including of non-financial audits of
  • services, gifts, grants, protected disclosure and conflicts of interest registers.
  • Charity Regulator returns prepare and submit annual updates
  • Maintain and develop Risk Register with Director


  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience working in the area of data protection or compliance
  • Expertise in national and European data protection laws and practices including an
  • in-depth understanding of the GDPR
  • Knowledge of the types of data processed in the not-for profit sector
  • An accredited qualification in data protection/compliance is required.

Remuneration Package

2 year FTC - salary banding €34,770 - €48,565

For more information on this role or any other roles within the Compliance and Risk space, reach out to Louise Morrissey in Brightwater on 015927885 or email me. Alternatively please apply via the link below.

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