Senior Data Protection Manager / GDPR specialist - Location Flexible

Job ID
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Information Technology
Strong Salary Package - Negotiable DOE
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Car Allowance
Bonus Scheme

Job Profile

Data Protection Manager - LSL Property Services plc


LSL are looking to recruit a Senior Data Protection Manager to join our expanding Estate Agency Division located in either our Newcastle upon Tyne or York offices.


LSL is a leading provider of residential property services to its key customer groups. Services to consumers include: residential sales & lettings - through our extensive Estate Agency network to include brands such as Your Move & Reeds Rains, surveying, conveyancing and advice on mortgages and non-investment insurance products. Services to mortgage lenders include: valuations and panel management services, asset management and property management services.

In 2016 LSL reported revenue of £307.8m and Operating Profit of £34.6m and employ some 5,000 people across the UK.

The Role

We are looking to recruit a senior Data Protection Manager to be based in our offices in Newcastle or York, where several group and business functions are located. The role will report directly into the Group Senior Management Team and is a critical part of the Management Team which is located across multi sites in London, York and Newcastle.

The Group has progressed to the next stage of development and has ambitious plans for growth.  This growth needs to be underpinned by a disciplined control environment, driven by a high performing team. 

The Data Protection Manager role is a fundamental role within the Estate Agency division’s Management team and will work closely with both the Chief Operating Officer, the Group IT Head & the Information Security Manager. 

There is a clear objective to ensure the Group is fully compliant and to ensure that strong internal controls are maintained in the Group. 

Role Responsibilities

Review and develop information sharing arrangements with third parties

Undertake assessments of information risks and make suitable recommendations to ensure the business is compliant

Provide advice on statutory requirements and best practice

Monitor the business’ compliance ensuring that statutory requirements are met in relation to current data protection legislation and the introduction of GDPR

Experience/Qualifications required

Excellent understanding of relevant legislation, standards and frameworks with regard to data protection

Experience of informing senior stakeholders of data protection duties

Good communication and interpersonal skills, including influencing, negotiation and presentation

Strong understanding of risk management practices and their application. Ability to identify emerging risk issues and to drive understanding and management


Applications including cover letter and salary expectations to James McNee of LSL’s internal recruitment team























































































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