Job description

Job description

  • Service line:
    Business Services Team
  • Business unit:
  • Office:
    Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester , Milton Keynes
  • Role type:

Information Governance Executive (0497)

Business Services Team Overview

Our Business Services team is a collective of creative, strategic, forward-thinking business enablers. Together the People & Culture, Marketing & Communications, IT, Operations, Finance and Quality & Risk Management teams make it their mission to ensure Mazars has the right tools, technology, strategies and services in place to deliver exceptional client service and future-proof our growing business.

Quality and Risk Team

We deliver our client services with the highest level of integrity, independence and technical excellence, and our Quality and Risk Management team play an integral role by supporting our client teams in maintaining these high standards, embedding quality throughout our firm. 

The team is led by the UK Head of Quality (who is a member of the Executive Board) and provides thought leadership on various quality matters including Legal and Contractual, Reputational Risk, Auditor Independence, Financial Crime and Information Governance.

Job Purpose

As an Information Governance Executive you will be responsible for supporting our data protection compliance activities including signposting colleagues to relevant information, undertaking data reviews for data subject rights requests and supporting internal compliance projects. 

Role & Responsibilities

Information Governance:

  • Support processes to ensure internal training is completed on a timely basis by all Mazars team members.
  • Maintain team local intranet site, ensuring information is up to date and readily accessible.
  • Collect and manage information required to support internal reviews and external accreditations, such as the NHS DSPT.
  • Respond to basic queries and ensure other requests for support are appropriately sign posted.
  • Collate statistical and key performance information required for reporting purposes.

Data Protection Compliance:

  • Assist the team by carrying out reviews of large data sets for the purpose of responding to requests to exercise data subject rights.
  • Support recording and internal investigation of data security compliance matters.
  • Maintain key registers.

Other duties:

  • Support the team in projects to drive forward compliance in data protection and information governance.
  • Any other duties as deemed appropriate to the role, as identified from time to time.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Previous experience or a keen interest in Information Governance and or data protection.
  • An understanding of data subject rights and the data protection laws in the UK would be advantageous.
  • Ability to assimilate information and assess relevancy to a defined purpose.
  • Works well within a team environment, developing and maintaining relationships within the team and wider firm.
  • Strong communication skills are required together with the ability to work under time pressure and to deadlines.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Self-sufficient with a drive to continue developing.
  • Actively seeks to develop subject-matter knowledge.
  • Strong IT skills with especially with Microsoft applications.

Inclusion and Diversity

At Mazars inclusion and diversity are central to our values. We recognise that being an inclusive and diverse organisation makes us stronger as a business.

We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and experience.


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45 Church Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom, B3 2RT

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Suzanne Horford

+44 7823 522395

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Annual Leave +
Charitable Giving
Dental Insurance
Wellbeing Benefits
Virtual GP
Cycle to Work
Gym Discounts
Life Assurance
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