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Data Protection Coordinator

32500.00 - 32500.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

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Job Role
Data Protection
Job Type

Job Title: Data Protection Coordinator

Location: London (Hybrid)

Salary: GBP19,500 per annum (GBP32,500 full time equivalent)

Job type: Part time, permanent – 21 hours per week

Closing Date: 8th April 2024.

Assessment Day: Monday 15th April 2024.

The Role:

Are you a Data Protection Coordinator looking for a new opportunity?

The Marine Society & Sea Cadets (MSSC) is a vibrant and growing charity delivering life changing nautical adventure for young people through the Sea Cadets to give them the best possible head start in life. We also provide personal and professional development opportunities for seafarers with the Marine Society. Working with our staff, cadets, and volunteers, we have built a vision and five–year strategy to take us forward and further improve the astounding contribution already made through our work to the lives of thousands of young people and seafarers, while fully supporting our volunteers who are vital to our success.

We are currently looking to recruit a dynamic and proactive Data Protection Coordinator, reporting to Legal Adviser and Data Protection Officer, to implement the Marine Society and Sea Cadets' (MSSC) data protection policies and lead on the responses to Subject Access Requests (SARS).


  • Ensuring work is developed, delivered and promoted in line with data protection policies and statutory requirements
  • Deliver effective support for volunteers and area management teams
  • Good practice in relation to data protection
  • Creating and promoting GDPR best practices


  • Knowledge of and experience in applying Data Protection legislation and GDPR
  • Experience of delivering projects to meet agreed outputs and outcomes and of delivering against reporting procedures and requirements.
  • Experience of working in a customer facing role, including handling enquiries by telephone and email.
  • Strong IT literacy.


  • Experience of working with volunteers
  • Experience of project management processes


  • Flexible Working hours and a hybrid culture
  • Cycle to work scheme and Season Ticket Loan
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays – pro rata for part time employees
  • Life assurance (4x salary) for those that join the pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • Pension (employer contribution up to 10%)
  • Wellbeing portal and EAP with 121 counselling
  • Employee development: We are investing in our employees' development and have an annual calendar of learning and development opportunities, designed to support employees to develop into their roles and stretch them to achieve their full potential.
  • National staff conference: All employees come together once a year to reflect on the past year and celebrate success at our offsite staff conference. This is a great opportunity to listen to employees' views, and for employees to network, share information and socialise.

Additional Information:

MSSC positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates from all backgrounds. Equity, diversity, and inclusion really matters to us, so we can best serve our beneficiaries from every community. We work to ensure a fair and consistent recruitment process and aim to be a charity where diversity of experience, identity and skills are valued and welcomed. MSSC is an equal opportunities employer.

We recognise our responsibilities to safeguard and protect the young people and vulnerable adults with whom we work. We do all we can to promote their health, safety and wellbeing, and we expect our staff to share this commitment and work in line with safeguarding policy, the MSSC's values and ethos of inclusivity. We adhere to safer recruitment practices and therefore employment is subject to detailed pre–employment checks for successful candidates, including references and criminal disclosure checks and the completion of a disclosure questionnaire.

All successful applicants are required to attend safeguarding training and undergo a criminal record check.

Please click APPLY to be redirected to our website to complete your application.

Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Data Governance Officer, Data Protection Officer, Data Governance Analyst, Compliance Analyst, Compliance Assistant, Data Protection Compliance Analyst, GDPR Specialist, PECR Specialist may also be considered for this role.

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