Data Governance Officer

  • Competitive Salary with Benefits
  • UK - Sheffield
  • Posted: 13/02/2023
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 166115997

Job Details

We are very proud to have been retained by Sheffield Forgemasters to help them find a Data Governance Officer.  Sheffield Forgemasters has consistently been a market leader in the steel industry and can trace its origins back over 200 years.  Operating globally, they bring innovation to complex manufacturing and forging processes within the UK’s civil and defence sector.  With significant investment from the MOD, they are looking to appoint a Data Governance Officer who will support the Security Controller to deliver a data governance programme to improve data quality within their core systems and business processes and maintain data protection compliance in line with contractual and regulatory requirements.
The Job:

  • Develop standards, policies and procedures to support the creation and provide technical assurance for the on-going implementation of the data governance policy within the business.
  • Map and document data flows through our various business processes.
  • Protect SFEL categorised data adhering to internal policy.
  • Conduct and record Data Protection Impact Assessments; track and follow up on various risk treatments.
  • Ensure data protection training is delivered to SFEL employees and contractors.
  • Support the SC in reporting metrics for board-level presentations.
  • Work with stakeholders from business units, technical partners and relevant third parties to deliver a data governance programme.
  • Data migration to relevant areas dependent on classification.
  • Write data policies and procedures.
  • Lead in identifying, recording and assigning risk treatment actions to data through the Security Working Group.
  • Maintain data risk register.
  • Work with the SC to deliver data related training through an eLearning training portal.
  • Support the SC in reporting metrics for board-level presentations.
The Person:
  • Experience of working within a similar role together with strong knowledge in Data Protection e.g., GDPR.
  • Can build, implement and manage data protection programs and can carry out Risk assessments / Data Protection Impact Assessments.
  • Experience of handling sensitive data and information security management system e.g., ISO 27001 would be an advantage.
  • Successful completion of UK government security clearance process (this is undertaken as part of the recruitment process).
Sheffield Forgemasters celebrates difference and encourages particularly those from underrepresented groups to apply.

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