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Data Protection and Risk Assurance Officer

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Derby College

DE24 8JE

  • Expiring soon
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
12 November 2017

Job description

The Derby College Group is one of the leading and largest education and skills providers in England supporting over 25,000 learners and working in partnership with around 3,000 employers each year. Our vision is to be inclusive, inspirational and innovative and our mission is to prepare individuals for the next phase of their lives.     

This is both an exciting and challenging role for the right candidate with the complimentary values, attitude and communication skills to play a key role in providing assurance that GDPR requirements are compliant and maintained in line with regulations.      

You will be responsible for data protection across the Group, ensuring systems and controls are in place together with supporting the Group's corporate risk management and monitoring processes.  

Responsibilities will include:     

Provide continued guidance, support and leadership on current and impending data protection legislation and regulation across the College.  

Identify and implement the work required to bring the College up to standards required by the GDPR and put in place processes to ensure continued compliance.  

Carry out regular risk assessments of the handling of data and maintain and update the risk register.  

Create and maintain data protection policies and procedures.  

Maintain evidential records of compliance with current legislation.  

Support a programme of staff awareness training, to deliver compliance and foster a culture of data privacy within the organisation.  

Review commercial agreements and contracts including data processing agreements with existing and future data processors.  

Revise and lead data breach response and notification procedures.  

The successful candidate will have:     

Experience with adhering to, implementing and auditing a data protection strategy and associated policies  

Knowledge of GDPR  

Designing and implementing employee training in relation to data protection  Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection or willing to work towards     

Closing date: 12th November 2017   

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About Derby College

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  • Derby College
  • 2 Roundhouse Road, Pride Park, Derby
  • Derbyshire
  • DE24 8JE
  • United Kingdom
+44 300 123 7890

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Derby College is a large general further education college with four sites in or near the city of Derby. It supports around 26,000 learners, who choose from more than 1,000 full-time and part-time apprenticeship, A-level, BTEC and NVQ courses.   

Derby College was established as a single institution in 2002 by merging three further education colleges: Mackworth Tertiary College, Wilmorton Tertiary College and Broomfield Agricultural College. A merger between South East Derbyshire College and Derby College was approved in 2010. Heavy investment has been made by the college in its teaching and learning facilities, from the fully equipped teaching kitchens at the Roundhouse campus to the high-tech science labs at the Joseph Wright Centre and the Equestrian Centre at the Broomfield Hall campus.  

Chief executive

Mandie Stravino   

Values and vision

In its mission statement, Derby College states an ambition to provide inclusive, inspirational and innovative learning communities, predicting and serving the needs of its learners, the economy and society. Designed in collaboration with industry, business and the professions, the college’s vocational pathways concentrate on developing students’ employability skills through work experience and expert mentoring. Independent learning, critical thinking and research skills are developed in students aspiring to higher education in an environment that seeks to be challenging and interactive.   

Ofsted report

“Teaching and learning are good, particularly in practical and vocational subjects. The college is a valued resource for the city of Derby and county of Derbyshire; it provides an inclusive and welcoming environment and high-quality facilities for teaching and learning.” 

View Derby College’s latest Ofsted report 

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