Data Protection Officer

Salary: £28,226 - £32,798 (NJC Scale Point 23-28)
Contract: 37 hours, full time, fixed term to 31st March 2024
Location: Hybrid working, combination of remote working from home and working from the Leyland Office
Benefits: Flexible working hours; free parking (Leyland office); access to Local Government Pension Scheme; 33 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays plus additional discretionary Christmas Leave and Wellbeing Day; regular wellbeing activities, wellbeing hour and team development activities; A commitment to your professional development
Closing date: Wednesday 11th May at 5pm


We are seeking a Data Protection Officer and we are looking for someone with previous experience of dealing with data protection in an operational environment who can form excellent working relationships. At present, it’s an exciting time to join Active Lancashire with the roll out of our new, innovative workplace health project, Business Health Matters and this role will form a key part of this team.

This role will also be the lead officer responsible for helping Active Lancashire meet its obligations with regards data protection law, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018. The post holder will work closely with all departments within Active Lancashire, improving their performance through the development and review of key processes related to Data Protection and GDPR. This role will also manage Active Lancashire’s document retention schedule, working with department heads to ensure that the information we keep is in line with the law.

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter (of not more than one page), explaining clearly why you are interested in the role and suited to it (based on the person specification), to [email protected]

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Sarah Walton (Director of Business) on M: 07764586747 In addition, please provide the following information:

•Confirmation you are eligible to work in the UK (the successful candidate will be required to provide documentary evidence before a job offer is confirmed).
•Any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or the selection process.


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