Compliance Data Privacy Analyst

 Location: Edinburgh
 Salary: Excellent
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Compliance Data Governance Analyst


Excellent Salary + benefits



Meraki Talent are currently recruiting on behalf of a global banking group seeking an experienced Data Privacy Compliance professional to join their growing Compliance function in Edinburgh. 

The role will support the Data Privacy Compliance Manager to promote a culture of data privacy compliance across the firm by assisting in maintaining compliance with data privacy / data protection obligations and providing support to the Company’s Senior Management by providing assurance on the systems and controls connected with data privacy obligations.


Responsibilities of the Compliance Data Governance Analyst:

  • Assist in maintaining compliance with data privacy obligations
  • Provide support to the Company’s Senior Management by providing assurance on the systems and controls
  • Provide consultancy and challenge to the business on data privacy topics on behalf of Risk & Compliance
  • Provide face-to-face training/workshops on aspects of data privacy compliance to business teams as required
  • Contribute to MI and reports to the UK Board and management committees, as required.
  • Maintain appropriate records and documentation relating to data privacy, including Data Privacy Risk Register, Impact Assessments and Incident Reports
  • Ensure that data privacy regulatory changes are notified where appropriate to internal Committees and to clients through the Compliance Regulatory Developments team.

Background of the Compliance Data Governance Analyst:

  • Previous experience in a data protection oversight role
  • Good knowledge of GDPR and DPA requirements
  • Relevant professional or industry qualification
  • Ability to analyse, present and report regulatory information to stakeholders in a clear and concise manner


Experience operating in this space within Financial Services is desirable. This is a great opportunity to join a global organisation at an exciting time in their development.


If you have the relevant experience, contact Chris Wilson for a confidential chat.


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Chris wants: Data Privacy, Data Governance, GDPR, DPA


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Business Manager – Governance, Risk & Compliance

Chris Wilson

Based in our Glasgow office, Chris has been a part of the Meraki Talent team since 2015. Chris manages a team of GRC recruitment specialists servicing Scotland's fast-growing risk & compliance market. He works with top-tier banks, life companies, wealth managers and fund managers to source top risk and compliance talent. Chris started his recruitment career after graduating in 2010 with a degree in Statistics from the University of Glasgow.