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Senior Data Protection Officer

Corporate Services
Work Level:
Work Level 5
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
18 May 2021
About The Role

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Data Protection Officer to work within our Legal and Directorate team, to be based in our Head Office in Bradford. 

This purpose of this role is to ensure compliance of data protection laws across all Stores, Central, Manufacturing, Logistics distribution centres and Online

This will be a permanent, full time contract.


Last year we launched our ‘4 day working week’. The working pattern is 4 days per week of 9 hours per day, based in our Bradford Head Office.

There is also a requirement to work 1 in 4 office based Saturdays/ or 13 per year (6 hours)

Responsibilities (this list is not exhaustive);

  • Ensure that the Company and employees comply with appropriate data privacy regulations

  • Together with the Morrisons Information Security and Loss Prevention leads assist in the strategic leadership on information security matters

  • Implement a documented, Group-wide privacy risk management framework, policies and procedures which are regularly monitored

  • Develop, maintain and effectively implement the Group’s strategic approach to personal data privacy governance across the Morrisons estate – in UK and Gibraltar

  • Lead on enquiries from UK, European and rest of world data protection compliance regulators and assist with any investigations including liaison with external counsel as appropriate

  • Manage the Group’s subject access request processes

  • Utilise local data privacy laws, regulations and relevant codes of practice to provide practical advice and solutions within Morrisons business context and best practice

About You

  • Extensive experience post qualification in a data protection role and environment

  • Qualified lawyer (desired)

  • Data protection qualification n e.g. BCS, CIPP, ISEB or similar (desired)

  • Excellent IT skills

  • Strong presentational skills

  • Influencing senior leaders – written and verbal

  • A team player with a positive attitude, comfortable working in a fast-paced business with lots of change

About The Company
We’re passionate about providing quality, value and freshness from farm to fork.

Putting our customers and colleagues first, our teams champion safety, quality, legality and integrity across every aspect of our business. We keep a close eye on everything to provide products and services our customers, stakeholders and communities can trust.

Caring about our customers and colleagues, we build our brand and put new ideas into action on Market Street. We audit stores and manage any incidents. We consult with government and agencies on new developments. We keep everyone safe and make sure everything is legal and top-notch quality from our logistics and manufacturing sites to our stores, suppliers and own-brand products.