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Data Protection Lead

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Leatherhead, Surrey


£16,000- £18,000 (40,000-£45,000 FTE)


15 part time (37.5 full time)

Closing date:

Friday July 19, 2024


We are pleased to announce that we are looking for a Data Protection Lead to join the Finance team, to help develop effective working practices and ensure compliance with data protection regulatory requirements.

The Data Protection Lead role is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to support the senior management team and work across all areas of the organisation. The role is critical to the smooth running of the Information Governance framework and the successful candidate will provide advice, guidance and training.

If this opportunity appeals to you, we look forward to hearing from you.


About the Data Protection Lead role

You will provide management and assurance on all aspects of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) across QEF.

You will ensure that QEF meets the regulatory requirements from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

You will be the main point of contact across the QEF, providing hands-on subject expertise in relation to Data Protection (DPA 2018 and UK GDPR), Freedom of Information; and Confidentiality.

About you

You will have qualifications in Professional Data Protection or equivalent experience

You will have extensive knowledge of current subject access request guidance

You will have strong communication skills and the ability to negotiate with senior stakeholders on difficult or contentious issues including performance and change

You can manage your own workload and direct activities of others to achieve outcomes from a non-hierarchical position

You will hold a Driving Licence and have the ability to travel across locations in Surrey/Outer London.


Actively participating in learning, development and feedback opportunities.

Promoting QEF’s Equal Opportunities policy.

Being an active team player.

Being an ambassador of QEF’s Values and Behaviours.


Everyone Matters, Everyone Works Together, Everyone Makes a Difference


25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata)

Pension and Life Assurance

Westfield Healthcare Cash back scheme and shopping discounts

Blue Light Card

Free on-site parking


Visit for a copy of the QEF Application Form.

Click HERE to download the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please note that vacancies may close earlier than the stated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received. If you wish to apply for a position, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.


QEF is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We guarantee to interview all applicants who meet the criteria for a vacancy and to consider each applicant on their ability to do the job.

Please contact HR if you require any reasonable adjustment(s) for the application process or interview stage either on or on 01372841144.

Apply now

Apply using the form below or alternatively you can download an application form here. Please send the application to with RN217 in the email subject.


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