Apprentice GDPR Administrator - Wightlink

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Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Salary per week: £192.30
Working hours: Mon – Fri 9.00am – 5.00 pm with 1 hour lunch
Applications in by: 22/02/2019
Interview Date: 04/03/2019
Job Code: AP30948

An exciting opportunity to join a local, forward thinking and fast-growing organisation within a Business Administration role.
If you are looking to join a company who fully support your own personal growth and have a keen interest in Business Administration, then this could be the job for you.

We are the main link between the Isle of Wight and the mainland. Every year, we carry over 4.5 million passengers, making us one of the UK’s largest domestic ferry operators. We provide Island residents with an easy and frequent service to the mainland, as well as giving millions of holidaymakers a taste of Island life.
Crossings take approximately 22 minutes by FastCat and from 40 minutes by car ferry. And we operate three convenient routes and over 45,000 crossings a year. We are also dedicated to giving excellent customer service and the best facilities on board and at our Terminals.
As most people who travel to and from the Island do so with us, we are truly a part of Island life. We are proud to support IOW communities wherever we can, from sports sponsorship to local regeneration projects. And we offer Isle of Wight resident’s great value Multilink Pass tickets, making travel to the mainland easy and affordable.


Duties will include:

  • To use various systems to maintain and monitor GDPR compliance
  • Assist the GDPR Administrator with audits of the offices and ports both on the mainland and the Island
  • Carry out research as and when requested
  • Assist with GDPR e-training creation, training and awareness campaigns
  • Assist with GDPR presentation creation
  • Generate emails and chase for responses
  • Assist with the management of valuable lost property
  • Respond to internal and external requests for information concerning GDPR and lost property
  • Record and document specific information
  • Maintain files and records
  • Assist the finance team when requested to do so by the Finance Operations Manager and ensure that all information is administered correctly onto the system
  • To maintain a high standard of individual performance in terms of accuracy of data input/ analysis and effective written/oral communication skills
  • Any other administration tasks.

Skills required:

  • Basic knowledge of proprietary computer packages, with particular emphasis on MS word and excel
  • Customer Care Skills
  • Organisational Skills
  • Awareness of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Able to communicate clearly
  • Interest in planning
  • Interest in the overall running of a busy operational site
  • Detail focused and comfortable working in a large office environment
  • Good timekeeping and the ability to work to deadlines


  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Free on- site parking
  • Generous staff travel discount after probation period
  • Work Based Pension
  • Medical Insurance package

Applications in by: 22/02/2019
Interview Date: 04/03/2019
Job Code: AP30948

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