Compliance Manager (Data Protection) – 2 year FTC

Compliance Manager (Data Protection) – 2 year FTC

Job Description

We are working with a FTSE 100 multinational food service company, they are looking for a Compliance Manager (Ethics and Integrity) to join their team on a two year FTC. They are offering a competitive salary, benefits and are flexible on location.

The successful candidate will be working closely with Data Protection, D&T, Legal, HR, Finance, Audit and other central functions and operational teams, and serving the business as a key partner and advisor in continuing to embed the company’s compliance programme underpinned by their comprehensive Code of Business Conduct and Business Integrity Policy.

This is a great opportunity to be recognised as a subject matter expert and better practice champion. You will have day-to-day responsibility for continuing to improve and evolve our programme in collaboration with Legal Team; striving to ensure that employees, partners and third parties working on behalf of the company, conduct and engage in business in an ethical and compliant manner. As required, you will interpret and react timeously to internal issues such as data privacy incidents raised through the local reporting processes and adopt a remediation approach to prevent reoccurrence.


  • Leading, directing and overseeing the UK&I Compliance programme implementation and workplan;
  • Supporting and advising on all things data protection related, including integrating acquired businesses to the data protection program and standards;
  • Maintaining the company’s data system, OneTrust, and preparing incident reports and DPIAs;
  • Supporting with strategic inquiries and policy reviews including in response to updated regulatory guidance or applicable laws;
  • In collaboration with other UK&I colleagues, ensure all core compliance eLearning training and annual compliance certifications are assigned and completed;
  • Providing guidance and training to UK&I management and colleagues on compliance matters;
  • Advising on upcoming data protection legislation changes and best practice;
  • Proactively identifying compliance related risks, resolving ethical and compliance-related issues and ensuring remediation actions plans are established, tracked and implemented;
  • Supporting the UK&I Legal team in conducting and overseeing monitoring activities to provide assurance over the effectiveness of the Compliance and Data Privacy programmes;
  • Participating in bi-annual major risk assessment processes in relation to business integrity risks, E&I Committees or other governance forums;
  • Supporting with or advising on compliance due diligence;
  • Through strong business partnership, develop relationships with key stakeholder’s and maintain a network of compliance and data privacy ambassadors in business sectors and functions to extend the reach and impact of compliance activities;
  • Assess, triage and follow up on reports received via the local incident reporting processes, as required;
  • Ensuring efficient and effective follow-up and close out of agreed recommendations and preventative actions identified in monitoring activities or investigations;
  • Cascading lessons learned and integrity insights to business leaders and colleagues;
  • Adhering to approved budgets and plans.

To be considered for this position it is essential that you have:

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your colleagues;
  • A degree (or similar professional qualification) in the field of Legal, Finance, Compliance, Auditing and/or Risk;
  • Formal Data protection accreditation e.g. IAPP CIPP(E), CIPM or CIPT
  • 3+ years’ corporate and/or consulting experience in compliance positions and/or control function roles;
  • Expertise or experience in information security and/or AI controls or practices is advantageous
  • Experience in relation to contributing to the design, development and implementation of compliance programmes and key control frameworks;
  • Experience in understanding, interpreting and translating regulatory frameworks and guidance into business friendly policies, procedures and working protocols;
  • Systems proficient and ability to engage, brief and advise senior and executive management and provide concise and meaningful feedback from reviews, deep-dives and other assurance activities;
  • A willingness to travel as and when required;
  • Natural leader who is a self-starter and thrives working in a One team environment;
  • Exemplary and unquestionable personal integrity;
  • Inclusive and flexible style with an openness to receive and provide feedback;
  • Excellent analytical skills, with significant attention to detail;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others at all levels within the organisation, to manage conflicts and conduct difficult discussions and close matters in a timely manner;
  • Self-confidence to take a view and enthusiastically persist in resolving complex issues;
  • Strong work ethics and the ability to multitask

For more information, please apply.

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