Our client, specialising in Banking Services is seeking to recruit a Data Protection Officer and will be reporting to the Head of Compliance.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Fulfill the obligations under the data protection regulatory framework.
Ensure that all matters emanating from the GDPR (impacting upon the Group's operations) and the connected implementation project are adequately project managed into business as a usual mode.
Provide consulting services for internal projects being implemented by the Data Controller / Processor - in order to ensure that the protection of client and staff identifiable data is given due consideration in all matters involving the collation/processing/updating/storage and erasure of records.
Provide advice as a Data Controller with regards to the carrying out and/or monitoring of a Data Protection Impact Assessment.
Inform and advise the data controller/processor entity and its employees of their obligations under GDPR.
Monitor compliance with GDPR through the required updates to internal policies and procedures, raising awareness and conducting training for staff involved in processing operations and completion of audit exercises to certify adherence to GDPR on an ongoing basis.
Cooperate with the supervisory authority – acting a central point of contact.
Facilitate the access by the IDPC to documents and information for the performance of tasks such including but not limited to enforcement and monitoring of adherence to GDPR and submission of complaints.
Handle directly with subject access requests, requests for amendment or deletion of data sets, requests for the right to be forgotten and the submission of breach reports to the regulatory body.
Champion the ongoing development of a Compliance culture within the company by promoting adherence to policies, guidelines and procedures at all times.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Responsible, organised, meticulous and able to handle tight deadlines
Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and interpersonal skills
Strong negotiating and relationship building
Minimum of two years previous Compliance experience – with sound knowledge of the local & EU regulatory tools implementing Data Protection requirements.
Relevant qualification in financial services, compliance or financial/economic crime.
Be computer literate with MS products and familiar with conducting research on the Internet.