Deputy Data Protection Officer

Organisation: The National Trust for Scotland


Location: Edinburgh - Hermiston Quay - Central Services


• Support colleagues across the organisation with specialist advice and practical guidance on the implementation of privacy management policies and procedures.
• Assist in the recording, monitoring, and reporting of risks associated with data processing activities and identify actions that can be taken to mitigate risk.
• Assist in the preparation of reports to the Trust’s Board and Executive Committee through the collation of key management information, including case management statistics and updates on the delivery of training.
• Support the annual review of all privacy management policies and procedures in line with legislative changes and organisational requirements.
• Plan for legislative changes and their impact on Trust activities, identifying risk associated with the changes and managing workload to address such changes.
• Support the delivery of mandatory training in data protection, cyber security, and PCI DSS – including the delivery of refresher training to volunteers and employees.
• Process data subject rights requests, including Subject Access Requests, Erasure Requests and Objections to Processing, in line with the legislative timescales.
• Support the development of an annual auditing framework for data processors to ensure they continue to meet our expectations in the handling of Trust data.
• Work with the DPO to advise on possible solutions to challenges with systems and processes in order to mitigate risk.
• Coordinate and record quarterly meetings with the data champions’ network.
• Oversee the production of a quarterly newsletter with support of the data champions.
• Lead on the review of the data inventory and ensure it remains up to date.
• Promote and advise on the application of data protection by design and default when developing new systems and processes across the organisation.
• Support the DPIA process, including supplier due diligence and review of third-party contracts, including those involving international data transfers.
• Work alongside internal stakeholders to contain, recover and respond to data breaches and cyber security incidents – acting as the key contact for external stakeholders, including the Information Commissioner’s Office, OSCR and Police Scotland, in the absence of the DPO.
• Support the delivery of data protection and cyber security projects as required.
• Deputise for the Trust’s DPO in their absence.
• Report on risk, incidents and vulnerabilities to the Executive Committee, in the absence of the DPO.

Application Deadline: Sunday 05/05/2024