Data Protection Officer

Data Protection Officer

Location: Belfast

Ref: HRDPO0218

Salary :£47,749 - £52,334

Closing date 27th April 2018 at 3.00pm

The Data Protection Bill 2018 introduces a statutory requirement for all public authorities or bodies to designate a mandatory Data Protection Officer (DPO) who will have the highest level of authority in ensuring compliance with Data Protection. The DPO will be a dedicated and key, supporting role that underpins the Accounting Officer function carried out by the Chief Constable.  The DPO will be the cornerstone of accountability for Data Protection in the Police Service of Northern Ireland and will provide full authoritative advice and recommendations in the field of Data Protection.

 The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to the principles of appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. The Police Service of Northern Ireland is also committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of religious belief, disability, ethnic origin, political opinion, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or whether or not they have dependants.

 In aiming to have a workforce representative of the community we serve, applications from Roman Catholics and members of ethnic minority communities are particularly welcome.

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