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Data Protection Officer

38,378 P.A. ?
Durbin Plc


Durbin is one of the world’s leading specialist medical suppliers and an integral part of Uniphar’s Product Access division. Established over 50 years ago, Durbin offers a bespoke distribution platform to provide patients with access to unlicensed and speciality medicines in over 160 countries. With offices and warehousing in the UK, Europe and USA, Durbin prides itself on being a trusted global partner to healthcare manufacturers.

Durbin has grown rapidly over the last five decades and our multi-lingual workforce includes pharmacists, medical engineers and nurses, as well as commercial, warehouse and logistics staff.

Durbin are currently looking for a Data Protection Officer.


We are currently looking for a dynamic, highly motivated, self-starter to be responsible for Data Protection within Product Access Division. Full training will be provided for the right candidate as well as ongoing support from our Group Chief Data Officer.

The candidate should have capacity and motivation to gain a depth of knowledge and experience on businesses within the division and what they do, as well as a depth of knowledge on data privacy and regulatory frameworks.

The successful individual will be credible amongst all levels and be able to demonstrate their knowledge to the leadership team as well as to external auditors and regulatory bodies, while remaining approachable by and supportive of the data subjects.

Successful candidates must be able work effectively in a rapidly changing environment and meet ongoing and overlapping deadlines.

Main duties and Responsibilities:

Ensuring compliance and adherence by the relevant group entity to the Uniphar DP Framework.

Developing policies, procedures, and practices relating to data protection activities.

Monitoring performance of policies, procedures, and practices relating to data protection activities and informing senior management of the organisation’s compliance with the GDPR.

Monitoring data protection and privacy enforcement actions and guidance, including from Article 29 working party and member countries.

Risk-based assessment and mitigation taking into account the nature, scope, context and purpose of the organisation’s processing

Ensuring appropriate Technical and Organisational Measures are documented and implemented

Creating inventories and maintaining up to date records of processing operations

Advising the organisation, where requested, regarding data impact assessments, Legitimate Interest assessments and Privacy by Design and Default

Ensuring that data transfers between group entities are undertaken in compliance with documented policies and procedures

Advising on adherence to the Retention Schedule.

registering with the relevant Supervisory Authority as Data Protection Officer and Serving as the organisations point of contact with the relevant Data Protection Authorities

Responding to communications from the organisation’s customers and employees regarding the processing of their personal data and the exercise of their individual data protection rights under the GDPR.

Responding to Personal Data Breaches and reporting as required to the Data Protection Commission/Data Subjects

Job Description

Directing relevant working groups dealing with data processing activities, including participating regularly in meeting of middle and senior management.

Conducting awareness raising activities and training the organisation’s employees on data protection and privacy.

reporting to the Leadership Team of the organisation on monthly basis

reporting to Data Protection Office at least quarterly

Preparing annual reports of DPO activities

Assist with Audits from Regulators, Clients and the Uniphar Data Protection office

To carry out the relevant GDP SOP’s as instructed by the RP of the Company.

Other duties which may be reasonably required from time to time by company managers, including delegated duties during the absence of colleague.

Why should you join our team?

There are countless reasons to come on board our team of talented professionals, but here are just a few…

We believe in building a diverse and inclusive culture and positive employee experience

We invest in the training and the development of our employees

We value and support our people and believe we make the difference together

We offer employee benefits such as vitality health insurance, life assurance, discretionary annual bonus scheme and on site car parking.

We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. If you have a disability or any reasonable adjustment that requires accommodation, please contact us.

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