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Commercial Manager (GDPR) - Glasgow City Centre

Legal & Compliance
Ref: 497 Date Posted: Friday 12 Apr 2019
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Commercial Manager – GDPR
G5 - Salary £41,278 - £51,171
Glasgow or Darlington
Fixed Term for 24 Months

We’ll accept applications up to the 26th April 2019 and interviews are scheduled for shortly thereafter. 

Why SLC?

Do you want to be part of a fast-moving, dynamic organisation? Could you thrive in a customer-focused business environment? Would you like the opportunity to be part of a team dedicated to buying the right thing at the right time in the right way from the right supplier for best value through the supply life?

If you answer ‘yes’ to all these questions, we might have the perfect job for you.

What’s the job?

The role operates within the Governance and Supplier Strategy team within Commercial Services but will support SLC’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Programme.  GDPR has an enterprise-wide impact for SLC which requires significant process redesign, technical build, investment to deliver and evidence compliance for both customer and staff personal data. 

Improved diligence and transparency around the capture and use of data will, in the longer term, also provide opportunities to enhance the customer experience and the insight available to deliver on SLC’s strategic objectives.

As Commercial Manager (GDPR Compliance & Assurance) you will:

  • Be the Commercial Services Lead for GDPR.  You will be the main stakeholder for contractual and commercial advice to SLC about GDPR compliance and take the necessary steps required to meet legislative change and prevent future commercial risk to SLC.
  • Develop and implement a GDPR Commercial Assurance Plan for 3rd party suppliers to SLC.
  • Monitor the compliance with the GDPR Assurance Plan taking remedial action where required and escalating issues to the Commercial Governance and Compliance Manager.
  • Provide training, support and advice on GDPR commercial activity across SLC.


How do I apply?

You will possess strong baseline knowledge of Data Protection legislation and GDPR with the capacity to upskill and learn on the job with the ability to discuss data protection and information security requirements from a legal, risk, compliance and commercial perspective with key stakeholders.

You will have a proven record of accomplishment of renegotiation contracts (preferably within public sector procurement with a substantial track record of delivering complex procurement projects in a public sector or similar environment and excellent knowledge of leading procurement practice governance and assurance principles, processes and practices.

You will have Prince 2 or MCIPS accreditation and/or equivalent qualification/related experience ideally in Project Management.

Furthermore you will have the ability to deliver to strict deadlines and targets, have excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills, well-developed analytical, organisational and problem solving skills and a high level of IT literacy, including MS Office.


Sound good? If so please apply below and a member of our dedicated Recruitment Team will be in touch!


Please note - As part of the selection process, SLC uses third parties to perform a number of pre-employment checks including reference, criminal record and credit reference. They may supply us with information that will assist us with our recruitment decision.

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