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Data & IT Governance Consultant - London

Legal / Compliance
Ref: 29 Date Posted: Thursday 09 Aug 2018
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MyDrive is a small and rapidly expanding business based in a restored Victorian period building in a fantastic location, just a short walk from London Bridge. In 2015, the company was acquired by Generali, one of the world’s largest and most influential insurance groups with a very exciting vision for the future.
MyDrive is a global leader in data analytics with a focus on understanding and responding to the challenges and opportunities relating to the insurance business. We employ world-class, highly motivated and educated individuals to deliver innovative products.
Role purpose
Data and IT Governance Consultant needed to work as part of a team to define, drive, direct and deliver Data Protection and IT Governance framework including GDPR
Key responsibilities
Act as a subject matter expert in respect of the GDPR
Draft and implement IT Governance policy and best practice standards across the company, in particular to ensure and improve data and IT compliance
Deliver training/education 
Liaise with DPO agency, performing all the necessary tasks such as conducting the meetings, reviewing & updating policies and procedures, providing guidance to teams, and more
Implement a risk management methodology that complies with ISO standards such as 27001 and subsequent versions
Define and implement an assurance framework for IT controls to ensure risks and incidents can be managed
Involve the MyDrive team members as appropriate in feasibility studies
Key skills
Demonstrate experience
in existing Data protection legislation and EU GDPR
as a Data Privacy Consultant / Specialist
understanding of a broad range of standards and frameworks such as ISO 27001, ITIL, Capability Maturity Model Integration
in Information Security concepts and policies including advising on security processes such as disaster recovery and business continuity
in ensuring security and compliance in a Cloud-based infrastructure environment
Excellent report writing and drafting skills
Project management skills/experience
Good communication skills
Ability to work to tight deadlines in a dynamic environment
Experience of conducting privacy impact assessments
Interview/Audit/Gap Analysis skills
Key outcomes
governance and security principles into the design and development of software and IT processes
the company’s legal and regulatory obligations
A live and evolving governance dashboard to manage company's risk profile
Company-wide awareness and best practice on a ongoing basis