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6m FTC Compliance Lead – Data Protection

Company Description

As part of the Data Protection team, the Compliance lead - Data Protection, will provide proactive, professional and commercially aware guidance and support to the business. You will be working with the business to identify risks faced, and provide input into the design and implementation of processes and systems to support the business with its compliance to legislation.

You will be required to work collaboratively across various business areas including wider Risk and Compliance team, Legal teams, information security and commercial teams and operate as a Business Partner.

Resolving compliance difficulties will be part of your every day responsibility. Supporting the business to understand the compliance requirements, and monitoring we have processes and controls in place.

You will provide support to facilitate Three's compliance framework, including policies, processes, procedures and controls, in place to operate in line with its legal and regulatory obligations in relation to data protection.

There may be occasional requirement to work on weekends and bank holidays

Job Description

As the SME your role will involve supporting on both advisory and monitoring work across various areas including but not limited to:

• Review and development of appropriate compliance policies, processes, procedures and controls as well as providing guidance to key stakeholders to facilitate compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
• Identification of key compliance related risk and issues and provide accurate, consistent and timely guidance to the business on an ongoing basis.
• Understanding and keeping abreast of the rules and regulations applicable to Data Protection & Privacy compliance at Three UK such PECR, UKGDPR, Online Harms Bill etc.
• Drive awareness and improvements to help educate and foster a culture of compliance across the business through training and communication.
• Business partner and act as a single point of contact for compliance related enquiries. Work closely with the wider Risk & Compliance team to provide holistic support to the business.
• Prepare reporting to meet regulatory requirements.
• Competent designing and building data analytics and reporting suits in Excel.
• Oversee and contribute to Compliance Framework ensuring the objectives, focus and scope of compliance monitoring remain valid.
• Highlight shortcomings and suggest improvements in current compliance processes, systems and procedures within assigned unit and/or discipline, and monitor follow-ups on compliance issues to ensure a timely resolution
• Maintain a DP knowledge base on the intranet.
• Liaise with customers where necessary or required including overseeing the subject access request processes and individual rights, supporting government liaison team.
• Supporting 1st line operation teams to drive greater awareness and improvement


• Degree qualified and/or recognised Data Protection qualification
• 3-5 Years' experience working in a regulated industry with a strong understanding of Data protection and Privacy requirements
• Proven analytical skills with a naturally curious and inquisitive approach to work, proactively questioning the status quo where appropriate with the ability formulate proposals to make changes
• The ability to translate legal requirements into business processes and controls
• Proficient user of MS Office 365 applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Planner and Teams)
• Strong interpersonal skills combined with excellent oral and written communication skills
• Highly experienced at building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders both internally and externally
• Be resilient and not shy away from having difficult conversations

Nice to Have
• Data Analytics skills
• Experience of PECR
• Experience of regulatory change implementation across B2B or B2C environments
• Understanding/ experience of technical solution architect/ design

What you'll receive in return...

  • Competitive annual salary, car cash allowance, a performance based annual bonus & an additional 'flexible allowance' to spend on additional benefits, topping up your pension, or to be added to your salary.
  • Hybrid working between your home (2-3 days a week) and our brand new Reading HQ office at Green Park (2-3 days a week)
  • 28 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays + 3 personal days annually, which increases with length of service
  • Private Medical Insurance, Life Assurance and Income Protection
  • Free mobile phone package & unlimited sim-card
  • Free on-site car parking
  • .... Plus lots more including wellbeing and learning & development benefits!

Additional Information

Our people make us who we are. We're a diverse and inclusive bunch, and it's important you can feel you belong here. We value everybody for who they are and what they bring to the table, supporting one another as we continue to deliver for our customers.

At Three we have a hybrid working arrangement in place as standard for office based employees, where employees work from a mix of office based location and working from their home in the UK to carry on their role.

Excluding retail, core hours at Three are between 10:00 and 16:00, with operating hours between 08:00 & 18:30. This allows employees to have a start time between 08:00 and 10:00 and finish time between 16:00 and 18:30.]]>

6m FTC Compliance Lead – Data Protection

Reading RG30 4XR, UK

Published on 22/03/2024

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