Data Protection Officer

The Client

Our client, an international Legal Services advisory firm specialised in corporate finance, insurance and private equity, collective investments is currently looking for a Data Protection Officer to join their team.

Main Duties
  • Develop Data Protection support as a business line within the firm, taking a pro-active approach to bringing in and growing the business
  • Review and upgrade internal policies and procedures, which have a direct or indirect impact on the Group’s data protection obligations, in accordance with best practices, including intra-group data processing agreements
  • Provide efficient and effective Data Protection support to the firm and its clients
  • Developing the firm’s GDPR compliance system and ensure that it is adequately maintained
  • Raise awareness within the Group, providing periodic training to staff in relation to data protection rights and obligations
  • Review business forms and contracts, bringing them in line with GDPR requirements, ensuring that consent forms are obtained when required
  • Provide guidance and oversight in all aspects of privacy impact assessments (‘PIA’), including effects in the adoption of new (or changes to current) policies or procedures
  • Informing and advising management and employees of their GDPR compliance obligations, besides reporting to senior management any data protection concerns
  • Liaise closely with IT to ensure implementation and maintenance of appropriate security controls
  • Prepare procedures for the issuance of data breach notifications within the stipulated timeframes, where necessary

Requirements
  • A Degree in Law (L.L.D.)
  • Data Protection qualification will be considered highly advantageous
  • Ideally 1- 2 years working experience in Compliance
  • Be pro-active and have the willingness and drive to implement new methodologies
  • Ability and strong desire to work as part of an effective and collaborative team
  • Possess excellent problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be willing to learn further and develop his/her skills and be able to work under the instruction and guidance of senior associates
  • Be capable of influencing and interfacing easily with employees at all levels
  • Have a sound understanding of IT Security techniques


Should you require further information, please, call Eric on +356 2099 4444

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