Based in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, EPM is an award-winning and accredited education services business with 25 years of expertise.
We are a technology-enabled business, but people are at the heart of what we do. We believe in developing long-lasting relationships with our customers and employees, with our relationships lasting, on average, 11 years.
We are 100% dedicated to education and our expert team of nearly 200 highly qualified employees support more than 1,600 schools nationwide.
Our culture is unique and is based upon our motivated and passionate team. As a result, we encourage our employees to flourish and unleash their talent by building their confidence and providing them with the opportunities and support to empower them and realise their full potential. This is just one of the many reasons we were awarded ‘Employer of the Year’ at the Hunts Post Business Awards 2018 and have been shortlisted again for 2019.
EPM’s performance in the market has been and continues to be, exceptional, resulting in significant growth year after year. Our success can be attributed to our proactive, forward-thinking approach and passionate team. Our plan for the future is to continue this growth, increase our geographical reach and consider expanding the services offered.
To review process flows on current procedures and implement plans enabling the business to minimise risk. Working closely with the EPM board as well as the wider Citation group Supporting and implementing organisational policies and processes that ensure the organisation complies with data protection law and good information management practice. You will also lead on or support workstreams at a senior level to sustain compliance across all data streams in order to meet business objectives.
This role is pivotal in supporting the business achieve its goals, finding the balance between objectives, data protection law, group policy and each department’s influence will be critical. Standing firm from pressures in all directions whilst trying to find solutions that enable and not restrict will be a key.
|Five 9 - 5 GCSEs including Maths and English, or equivalent||Qualifications in or proven ability to apply GDPR and DPA 2018 to meet business objectives|
|CIPP/E||BCS, ISEB, CIPM, CIPT|
|An sound understanding of Data Protection and compliance Legislation||Experience of working in a customer focused environment|
|Experience in the creation and application of Data governance policies and processes as well as the ability to bring these to life||Experience of working within an every changing corporate environment|
|Practical and working knowledge of information governance with key areas being data protection, records management and information security||An understanding of ISO27001|
|Ability to contribute proactively to a strong team working culture that is privacy, security and customer focused|
|Experienced in undertaking complex analysis and problem solving and communicate the results clearly|
|A proved track record of quickly establishing good working relationships and gaining credibility with a range of internal customers|
|Able to demonstrate careful attention to detail and accuracy|
|Ability to communicate effectively with customers and colleagues both verbally and in writing switching styles, tones and platforms as required|
|Ability to demonstrate sound proofreading and editing skills to create high quality content and documentation|
|Excellent ICT skills including use of Microsoft office|
|Experience of supporting individuals exercise their data protection rights.|
|Experience of being point of contact for and dealing with the ICO|
|Experience of dealing with data breaches and incidents|
|Ability to remain calm and composed especially under pressure|
|Confident in training and presenting in an engaging manner|