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Senior Lead Data Privacy Consultant

  • Data Privacy
  • Hybrid Remote
  • Permanent

Senior Lead Data Privacy Consultant 

Who are we looking for?  

Bridewell has seen extensive growth over the past few years and as such we are looking for client facing experienced data privacy professionals, with substantial experience and the ability to deliver interesting projects, develop and maintain client relationships at a senior level. Successful candidates will have a broad range of expertise across data privacy and be able to articulate, sell and deliver different Bridewell propositions to our target markets.  

What you’ll be doing 

At the Senior Lead Consultant level, you will be expected to work with Bridewell’s clients around the UK delivering and leading a range of data privacy projects. This could cover implementation of Data Privacy Frameworks aligned to legal requirements and standards, such as ISO27701 and NIST Privacy Risk Assessment Methodology. With Bridewell continuing to grow, you’ll build and manage a high performing team of Senior Consultants, Consultants and Junior Consultants, and Quality Assure other consultants work as required, ensuring technical and written quality levels are met. Other responsibilities include: 

  • Staying on top of the latest developments within data privacy by attending training and conferences.  

  • Working with the leadership and sales team to respond to tenders and provide pre-sales support.  

  • Responsible for recruitment of team members and assisting with resource planning. 

  • Input into the development of Bridewell data privacy methodologies.  

What we’re looking for 

For this role, we’d ideally like you to have around 6 - 8 years of professional experience and expert technical knowledge of relevant UK, European and global data protection laws and regulations, such as GDPR, PECR and UK DPA. You’ll also hold relevant certifications such as CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT, Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection (PDP or equivalent) and be keen to continue your professional development. Further to this, you’ll have the following experience: 

  • Previous experience in line managing team members and mentoring colleagues. 

  • Proficient in the use of IT systems, such as OneTrust, and applying data protection in a practical context. 

  • Practical experience of applying expert domain knowledge across a number of delivery scenarios, including but not limited to, data mapping, responding to data subject requests, managing personal data breaches, undertaking Data Protection Impact Assessments, undertaking privacy audits and gap analysis and conducting contract reviews.  

  • Practical experience of developing, maintaining and implementing Data Privacy Frameworks in a variety of organisations including during times of large-scale transformation. 

  • Practical experience of applying a range of risk management approaches, conducting risk assessments and being able to articulate risk effectively. 

  • Practical experience of providing independent support and advice on a wide variety of privacy issues. 

  • Experience in operating in the role of Data Protection Officer, including liaising with regulators, such as the Information Commissioners’ Office. 

  • An accomplished communicator with the ability and confidence to present complex issues and influence decisions at all levels within an organisation with excellent analytical, interpersonal and stakeholder management skills. 

  • Previous work experience with regulators or industry bodies. 

  • Previous experience having worked for or with both Processors and Controllers. 

  • Developing solutions to address client security requirements. 

What’s in it for you? 

Our vision is to create a safe, inclusive digital world where people and organisations can thrive. Our values of Do the Right Thing, One Team and Above and Beyond emphasises the importance of the part we play in society, and our commitment to our people and clients.  Our story to-date has been phenomenal, but success doesn’t end here and as we continue to grow and scale, we want to keep the same culture, passion and commitment to high quality that has enabled us to get this far. Bridewell will provide a great career opportunity with continual development as well as the following:  

  • Competitive Salary  

  • 25 Days Holiday - Plus buy and sell options 

  • Flexible Working (around core office hours) 

  • Profit Share Scheme 

  • Company Pension 

  • Employee Shareholder Scheme 

  • Dedicated Training Budget 

  • Home Office Equipment (for remote working employees) 

  • Life Assurance 

  • Cycle to Work Scheme 

  • Electric Vehicle Scheme 

  • Private Healthcare (incl. Gym discounts) 

  • Vision Care 

  • Birthday off (After 1 year) 

About Bridewell 

One of the most exciting prospects in the UK Cyber Security sector today, Bridewell is one of the fastest growing Cyber Security services businesses with a strong track record for delivering complex security projects and providing excellent customer service. Bridewell has an exciting and varied portfolio of clients across Financial Services, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Government, Critical National Infrastructure and more. Bridewell currently hold the Silver level Investors in People award and have a five-star Glassdoor rating. 

Along with our focus on our people, we also have a big focus on sustainability and recognise the role we play in the fight against climate change. Today, Bridewell is proud to be a carbon negative business.  

Location: Bridewell operates a hybrid and flexible working policy, however you will be required to travel to different sites on occasion.  

Note: To be eligible for this job you must either hold SC or be eligible and willing to go through security clearance.  

Bridewell values diversity in the workplace and is a fair and equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an equal and inclusive working environment, with the aim that our employees will be truly representative of all sections of society and each person feels respected and able to give their best. 


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What's in it for you

Bridewell will provide a great career opportunity with continual development as well as the following a variety of benefits. 
Here are just a few of our may benefits:






Competitive Benefits

We provide a broad range of benefits to ensure our employees can access the health and wellbeing services they need. We do not have a performative work culture – if you are sick we will strongly encourage you to take time off.

In addition to your annual leave, we provide a number of additional days off for health, community and family reasons. You will also gain additional days off the longer you work at Bridewell.

We offer a variety of great benefits ranging from pension and competitive salaries to share options and travel expenses.