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Data Privacy & Protection Consulting Director - Market Facing

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £110000 - £130000 per annum + car, pension, flexible, hybrid

  • Contact:

    Damian Shaw

  • Contact email:

    Damian.Shaw@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-012024-236746_1712330453

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-05-05

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Oliver James are partnered with a global, multinational consulting group in their search for a Data Privacy & Protection Director. The role is based in London (accommodating a hybrid basis if needed) paying up to circa £130,000 basic salary plus extras.

This is an exciting senior role to help shape and grow the Privacy and Data Protection client advisory team and cement meaningful long term client relationships and opportunities.

Oliver James are partnered with a global, multinational consulting group in their search for a Data Privacy & Protection Director. The role is based in London (accommodating a hybrid basis if needed) paying up to circa £130,000 basic salary plus extras.

This is an exciting senior role to help shape and grow the Privacy and Data Protection client advisory team and cement meaningful long term client relationships and opportunities.

Our client seeks a Director to lead the sales, growth of the team, own client relationships and opportunities, deliver valuable client engagements and help to lead and manage the team. This will also require deep experience in UK and EU Privacy and Data Protection regulation with an ability to deliver exceptional client service and build and maintain meaningful long term client relationships. As a Director, you will be working collaboratively with other senior leaders within a broader Digital Risk line of service.

Essential

  • An enviable track record of winning Data Privacy & Protection consulting business from a range of UK clients.
  • Vision and appetite to help to grow a business.
  • Strong exposure and experience of the Professional Services and/or a Consultancy environment.
  • Client and business development experience including a high aptitude for establishing and maintaining effective relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Excellent horizon scanning skills in the area of Privacy and Data Protection.
  • Experience in helping organisations to understand and assess their privacy and data protection maturity and how that can be improved to achieve better compliance.
  • Excellent personal skills including team leadership and management, presentation and communication.
  • Strong understanding of commercial requirements.

Requirements

  • Relevant professional experience in privacy and data protection (5 years plus required) along with an associated passion in this area.
  • Must have experience of working in a Professional Services and/or Consultancy based role.
  • Data protection qualifications mandatory (preferably CIPP/E & CIPP/M).
  • High written communication skills and experience of writing and preparing client reports is key. Experience of writing policy and process documents and thought leadership documents is also considered preferable.

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