Data Protection and Operational Risk Coordinator

Term: Permanent
Experience level: Intermediate
Department: Compliance

Location: Jersey

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This new role requires someone to ensure that the firm has effective systems, policies and procedures in place to maintain compliance in line with all non-AML/CFT requirements globally. 

It has 4 main strands:

  • To act as the Data Protection Coordinator, ensuring that all aspects of data protection are compliant with the local regulatory requirements
  • To manage aspects of our wider operational risks which may be identified from time to time
  • To maintain the risk management framework to ensure it remains relevant and effective
  • To assist with all initiatives designed to increase awareness, knowledge and understanding of risk across the firm

Main responsibilities

  • Manage the Data Governance arrangements including working with local Data Champions
  • Maintain the firm's data inventory and list of data processors
  • Manage Data Breach, Data Subject Access Request and other data related processes
  • Liaise with ICT to ensure that  we are effectively managing technical risks and have appropriate safeguards in place to manage any vulnerabilities  
  • Arrange and where appropriate deliver training to staff, including as part of the on-boarding process
  • Maintain and develop appropriate controls and measures around data management
  • Undertake reviews of critical operational processes, making recommendations where appropriate
  • Manage the Key Risk Indicator collection and reporting process
  • Undertake a variety of projects in order to optimise the efficiency and effectiveness of the firm
  • Deliver an effective training schedule to continue to educate the firm


  • Ideally educated to A-level or equivalent standard
  • ICA or other relevant compliance qualification desirable


  • A good knowledge and  understanding of local regulatory requirements
  • At least 5 years' industry experience.
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Good technical knowledge relating to data protection legislation
  • Familiarity with IT governance frameworks
  • Strong IT skills


We would like you to have:

  • Strong interpersonal skills to ensure the development of effective working relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Strong prioritisation skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility, energy and enthusiasm
  • A solution driven attitude to problems
  • Ability to work methodically and accurately

In this role you will be expected to:

A few things which are either required by our industry, or central to the Bedell Cristin culture:

  • Adhere to all policies, procedures and regulations including those around anti-money laundering and terrorist financing.
  • Commit to fulfilling your personal CPD requirements and to continually develop your skills and knowledge.
  • Act in keeping with our core behaviours.
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