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Data Protection and Compliance Manager



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Join Numan's Mission to Revolutionize Health as a Data Protection and Compliance Manager


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Organisation summary

Numan is a pioneering health platform founded in 2018, boasting a team of more than 200 global professionals. We are on a mission to empower individuals to take charge of their health through an integrated approach that includes diagnostics, medications, supplements, digital programs, and doctor consultations. With the support of top-tier investors, Numan is making a significant impact on patient care in the UK, and we invite you to contribute to our growth and success.

Role Summary

  • Implement and review data protection policies and procedures.
  • Conduct audits, provide staff training, and oversee data protection tools.
  • Handle data protection legal matters, including drafting and advising on commercial agreements.
  • Ensure compliance with UK Data Protection Regulations and internal policies.
  • Perform data protection impact assessments and liaise with the ICO as needed.
  • Develop and deliver data protection training and awareness programs.
  • Assist in responding to data subject requests and complaints.
  • Stay informed on data protection laws and practices in the UK and EMEA.
  • Advise on all aspects of data protection and e-privacy.
  • Maintain accurate records of data processing activities and enforce data sharing controls.

Role Requirements

  • Deep knowledge of UK Data Protection law and marketing legislation (PECR).
  • Ability to simplify data protection law for practical application.
  • Understanding of information security as it relates to data protection.
  • Law, computer science, or information security degree, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in data protection or a similar role, ideally in healthcare.
  • Qualified UK lawyer or equivalent, or a data protection/privacy qualification such as CIPP.
  • Proven experience in advising on compliance policies, data transfers, and data breaches.
  • Background in data governance design and implementation.

About Numan 

Founded in 2018, we’ve already grown to be a 200+ team distributed across the globe united by a singular mission: empowering people to take control of their health.

Numan is transforming health: we’ve built a cutting-edge platform that integrates diagnostics, medication, supplements, digital programmes, and doctor consultations. Giving people the tools they need to shake off inertia, seize control of their health, and make the most of it. 

Backed by top-tier investors, Numan is already having a positive impact on hundreds of thousands of patients here in the UK.

We want you to be part of it.

The role

The Data Protection and Compliance Manager will be part of the UK legal team and be responsible for reviewing and implementing data protection policies, procedures and tools, conducting regular audits and assessments, providing training, tooling and guidance to staff, and liaising with internal and external stakeholders such as data subjects, the DPO and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). You’ll lead the data protection agenda that will reflect regulatory responsibilities as well as Numan’s mission and values.

You’ll be:

  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and advising on commercial arrangements that impact on data protection.
  • Contributing to the wider legal team, including sharing know-how and developing precedents.
  • Monitoring compliance with the UK Data Protection Regulations and other applicable data protection laws, as well as Numan’s internal data protection policies and standards.
  • Advising and informing the company and its employees on their data protection obligations and best practices.
  • Conducting data protection impact assessments (DPIAs) for high-risk processing activities and consulting with the ICO when necessary.
  • Providing data protection training and awareness programs to staff at all levels of the organisation.
  • Assisting the Customer Care and Clinical Teams in responding to data subject requests and complaints regarding their personal data.
  • Keeping up-to-date with changes in data protection and e-privacy law and practice in the UK and EMEA (including regulator guidance and enforcement activities, and key business trends and best practices), with particular focus on the evolving requirements of EU and UK GDPR.
  • Providing timely, accurate, quality legal advice on all aspects of data protection and e-privacy to businesses based in the UK and further afield as the business expands internationally. 
  • Cooperating and communicating with the ICO and other relevant authorities on data protection matters.
  • Maintaining records of the company's data processing activities and ensure their accuracy and completeness.
  • Maintaining controls to prevent accidental or inappropriate sharing of sensitive data.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Extensive knowledge of UK Data Protection law including an understanding of marketing legislation (PECR)
  • The ability to translate data protection law into everyday terms and actions
  • An understanding of information security and its interdependency with data protection requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in law, computer science, information security or proven experience as a data protection officer or a similar role in a complex organisation (ideally within a health care context, but not essential).
  • Ideally, a qualified UK lawyer but other common law jurisdictions or EU jurisdictions may be acceptable and/or a data protection/privacy qualification such as CIPP
  • Experience in advising on compliance policies, intra-group and international data transfers, contractual data protection requirements, data breach incidents and DSARs is essential. 
  • Experience of data governance design and implementation. 

Our benefits include..

📈  -  Share options.

🏖  -  25 days holiday, plus bank holidays (increasing to 30 the longer you stay with Numan). 

🩺  -  Private healthcare provided by Health Shield (including a cash plan and 24/7 GP access). 

🧸  -  Enhanced maternity and parental leave. 

💼  -  Employee assistance programme (access to therapy, financial planning and discounts).

⚖️  -  Generous pension (includes both employee and employer contributions).

💻  -  Flexible working options, including a dog friendly office in Farringdon. 

📚  -  Personal training and development budget via Learnerbly. 

👟  -  Gympass membership, giving you access to over 2,000 locations in the UK. 

☕️  -  Free office snacks including breakfast items, soft drinks, tea and coffee.

%   -  Discount to Numan products for your friends and family.

🤲  -  Paid volunteering days. 

📅  -  An additional 2 weeks off once you reach your 5th anniversary with Numan.

Diversity at Numan

At Numan, people are at the heart of who we are. We recognise and value the unique perspectives and experiences that individuals from all backgrounds bring.

We promote innovation and creativity, enabling us to tackle things from various viewpoints and are committed to equal opportunities and continuously strive to create a workplace where everyone feels respected, heard, and valued.

Embracing diversity isn't just our goal; it's our strength, driving us towards a more inclusive future.


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