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Job ID
Job Title
Data Protection Practitioner
Position Type
Business Brand
Multiple Brands
HO Information Risk Management
Up to £32,500 +Bonus +Benefits
About Us
About Us

Established in 1880, PFG is one of the UK's leading suppliers of personal credit products to the non-standard lending market. We are a FTSE 250 company that provide a portfolio of credit products designed to meet the particular needs of those who are not well serviced by mainstream lenders. The Provident Financial Group is made up of Provident Home Credit, Satsuma Loans, Vanquis Bank, Cheque Exchange and Moneybarn.
About the Role
About the Role

In this role you will carry out the Data Protection Practitioner's role for the regulated businesses within the Consumer Credit Division (CCD) and Provident Financial PLC (PF). You will support the Data Protection Officer in ensuring that CCD and PF meet their obligations under Data Protection law and related regulations.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an experienced, supportive team who have a great team culture. The environment is dynamic and exciting with opportunity to cross learn by working collaboratively with other information risk areas of the business.

Key Responsibilities
  • Support the Data Protection Officer in discharging the functions of the PF & CCD Data Protection Office.
  • Provide timely and accurate data privacy advice and guidance to the business functions.
  • Provide Data Protection approvals on Privacy Impact Assessments and Data Protection notices.
  • Provide Data Protection consultancy to Projects.
  • Seek to continually improve Data Protection training material, policies and processes.
  • Support the Group Data Protection Officer (GDPO) in managing and continually improving the Data Protection control framework for the business.
  • Support the GDPO in managing external relationships with the data protection regulators.
  • Support the business functions in ensuring Data Protection policy and processes reflect current practices and are adhered to.
  • Provide operational and specialist insight to drive continuous improvement in data privacy matters.
  • Identify Data Protection risks and provide proposals for potential solutions, balancing risk with business needs.
Skills and Experience
About You

We would like you to have skills and experience in some of the following:
  • 2 years plus experience in working in a regulatory environment.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Experience in delivering comprehensive and user friendly Policies and Procedures
  • Ability to understand and interpret legal documentation
  • Multi-tasking and working to tight timescales
  • Experience of dealing with information governance issues in a commercial environment.
  • A wider knowledge of global data privacy laws.
  • Experience working in a regulatory environment

Desirable Qualifications
  • Relevant qualifications such as BCS (ISEB) Certification in Data Protection, CIPP EU Qualification in Data Privacy, or relevant Information Management or Legal Qualifications.
The Benefits

The satisfaction of working for a successful and ethical business who are here to help people is a big benefit of joining us, but it is not the only one. We will invest in your development, giving you the support and training to become better at your job. We take the work/life balance seriously, with plenty of flexible working options. Working in a bright and refreshingly relaxed environment, you will find your opinions are valued and listened to.

On top of all this, we will give you a package including:
  • 25 days annual leave increasing with service.
  • Up to 7% annual profit bonus.
  • Pension
  • Onsite Gym for a supplemented monthly cost
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)

Provident is one of a select group of forward thinking organisations that have signed up for the National Equality Standard NES. The NES provides a cultural assessment through the lens of diversity. It looks across all 9 protected characteristics set out in the Equality Act 2010 to ensure true inclusion in the workplace. The NES adopts a pragmatic & holistic approach to EDI and achieving it will enable Provident to showcase our business as leaders in this field.