Data Protection Manager

  • Job Reference: 00038644-1
  • Date Posted: 14 November 2023
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £47,200 to £59,000
  • Sector: Information Technology (IT)
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Data Protection Manager 
SP HQ, Glasgow
Salary from £47,000 - £70,000 + up to 15% Bonus
Single health cover 
Closing Date: 20th November

Help us create a better future, quicker


Based within the People function encompassing Human Resources and Health and Safety, this role will lead and have responsibility for the delivery of the functions data protection program including the definition, development and governance of all data protection measures to ensure proactive protection of information assets across the function and related 3rd party providers.


You'll work directly with key senior stakeholders within the function, liaise closely with the Corporate Data Protection team and external 3rd party providers to ensure alignment with company and legislative objectives in relation to data protection.  


You will be the subject matter expert within the function for all matters in relation to Data Protection and be the main liaison point for internal and external stakeholders. 


What you'll be doing


Leading on Contract negotiations in relation to Data Protection liaising with wider business & Procurement. Have responsibility for ensuring P&O meets their obligations under Article 30 of the GDPR, whilst ensuring any necessary Data Protection Impact Assessments are conducted and inform the risks arising and risk-mitigation recommendations, and any necessary Legitimate Impact Assessments are conducted.


You'll ensure training and awareness on data processing requirement is being delivered within P&O and H&S, whilst being responsible for the monitoring of Data Protection KPI's across P&O and escalate any issues. Be the point of contact for data subjects exercising their rights and raise awareness and competence of Data Privacy and Protection compliance and it's application to Business process and systems.


what you'll bring


  • Batchelor's Degree or relevant experience
  • Proven expertise in Data Privacy Protection\Compliance or other related areas
  • Understanding of developing threat and risks
  • Expert knowledge of the regulatory environment
  • Developed understanding of the Data Protection Act/GDPR
  • National Security Vetting cleared, or ability to obtain


What's in it for you


As well as a competitive salary which is reviewed annually, you can also enjoy a number of other benefits. With our pension scheme, we'll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%.   

At ScottishPower, we believe it's the little things we do in life that make a big difference. From helping you look after your family's wellbeing, save for your future and take personal steps for climate action - our benefits are designed to help you do just that -  so that you have everything you need to take care of your world - today and tomorrow. That's why our benefits include: 

    36 days annual leave 
    Holiday purchase - perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave 
    Share Incentive Plan and Sharesave Scheme 
    Payroll giving and charity matched funding  
    Technology Vouchers - save more and spread the cost of your technology purposes 
    Count us in - pledge to reduce carbon emissions and help fight climate change 
    Electric Vehicle Schemes - to help you transition to green/clean driving 
    Cycle to Work scheme and public transport season ticket loans 
    Options to purchase dental insurance, private medical insurance, health cash plan and annual health assessments 
    Life Assurance (4x salary) 
    Access to nudge' financial wellbeing support 
    Plus shopping, leisure, restaurant and gym discounts, and unique employee deals on travel insurance and more 



Why ScottishPower


ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. With a commitment to generate all of our energy from renewable resources and a drive to create the energy infrastructure of the future, we're at the forefront of the journey to Net Zero and investing over £6m every working day to make this happen. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a commitment to invest in our own internal talent, ScottishPower can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation. 


Inclusion, diversity, and a social purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Together with our values, they bring us together into a stronger, more sustainable business with direct links to the communities we serve. It takes all kinds of people to build a large-scale business like ours, so whatever your background, you'll fit right in. 


ScottishPower is committed to providing reasonable support or adjustments in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to