Description and Requirements

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Market Overview:

Dyson HQ is home to over 3,500 people who work across a medley of engineering and commercial functions. The award-winning campus has three cafes, a sports centre and a number of engineering icons including our Harrier and Lightning jets – one of which hangs from the ceiling of our café. Based in Malmesbury, the campus is within easy reach of both the Cotswolds and cities like Bath and Bristol along the M4 corridor.

Function Overview:

Dyson learnt an early lesson in the value of legal might, winning a gruelling battle against Hoover when it infringed our early cyclone technology patents. Our in-house legal teams have been at the forefront of Dyson ever since. From the information security experts and IP teams doggedly protecting our ideas. To the commercial lawyers and procurement specialists who solve our toughest business challenges across the world.  

Accountabilities:

  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert, providing prompt, professional advice to colleagues where necessary
  • Maintain and enhance privacy compliance requirements with the global organization.
  • Support periodic review of applicable data protection policies in light of changes in laws, regulatory or organizational policy.
  • Support data protection compliance reviews and oversee remediation activities.
  • Support monitoring of system/processes development for privacy and data protection compliance.
  • Support and the maintenance of vendor privacy due diligence and contractual safeguards.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of evolving laws, rules, regulations and guidance to help maintain compliance and strategic alignment.
  • Pro-actively conduct data protection impact assessments 
  • Responsible for timely processing of data subject rights requests and complaints
  • Collaborate with colleagues across Dyson, including providing SME support to day-to-day queries
  • Lead on BAU activities and act as point of escalation for all internal escalations
  • Review and maintain data processing records (Art 30. GDPR)

Skills:

You will have prior experience of working as privacy subject matter expertise in a global organisation. And having worked within a legal, compliance or data protection role you would have built a sound working knowledge of privacy compliance requirements in key territories in which Dyson operates. This experience will also be backed up with an appropriate qualification (e.g. CIPP/E or CIPP/M).

Benefits Overview:

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines