Data Protection Associate

Salary & Benefits
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Compliance, Data Protection
Report to Position
Data Protection Officer, EMEA
EMEA Knowledge Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Business Area
Application Deadline
14 December 2018

Full Job Description

Your new role

As a Data Protection Associate, you will be involved in supporting the design & implementation of the data protection and information security compliance programme across Eisai’s EMEA region.


This will include:

  • Design and deliver training and awareness programmes to meet specific needs of various parts of the business.

  • Embed a data privacy culture within Eisai including implement relevant ISO 27001 controls.

  • Carry out risk assessments to identify high risk processing activities, carry out Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) or review DPIAs completed by the business and make recomendations to mitigate risks.

  • Manage the breach process and carry out initial risk assessment when a breach / incident is reported.

  • Update data protection related templates.


What are we looking for?

You will have a qualification in a law, computer science or other discipline related to data protection (or equivalent) and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (Europe) [CIPP(E)].


You should have demonstrated experience in a Data Protection, Compliance, Privacy or related role including the practical application of GDPR. This should include evidence of all or some of the following:

  • Undertaking data protection / information security risk assessments.

  • Vendor assessments.

  • Compliance gap analysis.

  • Data protection impact assessments.


What we offer in return

Eisai offers a competitive salary and excellent wider benefits package.


You will also be based from our excellent Knowledge Centre facility, which provides a great, collaborative working environment coupled with a campus feel including facilities such as restaurant, coffee shop and dry cleaning services.


What you need to do next

If you are interested in this position, please click the ‘click here to apply’ at the bottom or top of this advert. On submitting an application please include a copy of your CV for review. On applying, you will be asked for your current salary / package details, your notice period and your current location - applications without this information may not be considered.


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We aim to respond to all successful applications as soon as possible. However please note unfortunately due to the volume of applications received we are unable to respond to unsuccessful applications.