Privacy Assurance Manager

Birmingham (Wythall)


Closing date: 01 October 18

Reference: 3183

Working pattern: Fixed Term

Duration: M-F 35 hours p/w 9-5

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About the role

Salary: £54,000-£67,000
Location: Wythal, South Birmingham but would consider candiates in London, Bristol & Edinburgh
Contract type: Initially a 4 month fixed term contract with the opportunity for it become permanent

Do you have extensive experience in Data Protection?

Do you possess strong Stakeholder management and report writing skills?


Here at Phoenix, we have a brand new role within out Group Risk function for a Privacy Assurance Manager. This is an exciting opportunity and the chance for the right candidate to make this role their own,, supporting our Data Protection Officer in implementing and maintaining a framework for managing data protection under the General Data Protection Regulation.

No two days will be the same with the role offering lots of variety and exposure to different stakeholders across the business.

The role will be a part of a team of eight, reporting into the Data Protection Officer.

The key focus of the role will be on overseeing and evaluating our third parties’ compliance with data protection legislation ensuring that services are provided to agreed and acceptable standards. on both the customer and employee side.

It’s important to mention this role will involve travel to our third party suppliers and to our various offices, but we will consider flexible working when appropriate.

The ideal candidate must have extensive Data Protection experience; we aren’t looking for candidates whose experience is primarily as a GDPR project manager.

We are initially looking for someone on a 4 month fixed term contract with the view to go permanent.

 What we’re looking for:


  • Proven in-depth Data Protection experience

  • Strong stakeholder management, influencing and engagement skills at all levels

  • Good written and verbal skills

  • Proven analytical skills and judgement and reasoning ability



  • Financial Services experience

  • Working with outsource providers

  • Previous line management experience

  • ISEB qualification in data protection or CIPP/E


About us

We value our employees highly and have been Britain's Top Employer for the last six consecutive years and are a member of the FTSE 250 index. We put people first in everything we do and are always looking for new professionals to join our talented team. Our amazing facilities at Wythall offer free lunches at our onsite restaurant, nature trail walk, putting green, free car parking, subsidised onsite sport facilities including gym, football & cricket pitches, tennis courts, excellent rewards schemes….we could go on! We're proud of what we do, and we've recently gained recognition for our distinctive business model. We offer excellent training opportunities, career development and company culture

Flexible working

Flexible working at Phoenix is: "A lifestyle that fuses your personal and professional life." We believe in a culture of flexibility, depending on the role we may be able to offer working arrangements that suit your needs. In today's world of work/life challenges we recognise getting this right is important to our employees and the success of our business.

Examples of this may include but are not exclusive to the following:

  • Part-time: You would work less than full-time hours for the business, perhaps by working fewer days or hours per week.
  • Flexible hours: Still working your contracted hours, you would have flexibility to start and finish within agreed core working times.
  • Job share: Where the role allows you would voluntarily share the duties of one full-time position with another colleague, splitting the hours on a pro-rata basis.
  • Home working: You would undertake some, or all, of your working duties from home or anywhere else other than the standard allocated place of work (including other Phoenix locations).


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Birmingham (Wythall) office

1 Wythall Green Way
B47 6WG
About Birmingham (Wythall)

Job managed by

Claire Snelson

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What we offer

At Phoenix, we’ve built a hugely successful, well respected and rapidly developing business by putting our people first. Because we believe attracting, developing, motivating and inspiring exceptional people benefits our customers, our shareholders and ultimately, our performance.

So, join us and you can look forward to challenging and rewarding work, alongside highly skilled, expert colleagues. And, whether you’re based at Wythall near Birmingham, or our London office near St Paul’s Cathedral, or Basingstoke, you can expect excellent career development opportunities, outstanding rewards and benefits, and an unrivalled working environment.

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