Data Protection Officer

The Data Protection Officer (DPO) ensures that the company processes personal data in compliance with applicable data protection laws. They are responsible maintaining and demonstrating compliance with the GDPR and other data protection frameworks towards the relevant authorities. The DPO shall inform and advise the company about data protection obligations and implement these through internal processes and policies.

Accountabilities include but not limited to:

  • Act as DPO in fulfilling the requirements prescribed in Article 39 of the GDPR to keep the business and customers’ data safe
  • Promote privacy by designing a culture of awareness of data protection throughout the organisation
  • Inform, advise, raise awareness and train the organisation on the data protection framework
  • Conduct out data privacy impact assessments (DPIAs) for new projects and initiatives
  • Develop, maintain, and implement a data protection and privacy risk framework and processes
  • Oversee the implementation of controls to ensure GDPR compliance
  • Liaise with the organisation to ensure that data protection and security considerations are embedded into products, services and systems
  • Monitor compliance with GDPR
  • Handle data subject requests such as access, amendment, or deletion
  • Create and maintain processes for handling data subject rights efficiently
  • Coordinate internal and external audits
  • Ensure breach investigations are carried out and incidents are managed and reported to management, the IDPC and data subjects as appropriate
  • Work with the legal & compliance teams on various tasks including licence applications, implementation of compliance requirements, incorporate changes in data protection laws and updates into internal policies & procedures, supplier agreements, customer complaints and disputes, and audits
  • Any other task/responsibility which may be related and/or connected to the role of the DPO

Knowledge, Experience & Skills

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role having expert knowledge in European and Canadian data protection laws and data processing operations 
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or other relevant certification
  • Legal background preferred
  • Strong understanding of information security principles
  • Ability to be self-motivated and take ownership in a dynamic environment with a positive, ‘can-do’ mindset
  • Team player, strong communicator, advocate for continuous improvement

Employee benefits:

  • Private health insurance
  • Free breakfast and lunch
  • Wellness allowance
  • Birthday leave
  • Company and Team building events
  • Relocation package to Malta including flight and 2 weeks of accommodation

And much more!

Apply today and be part of our success story!

Our recruitment process:

  • Interview with our TA Specialist
  • Final interview with the hiring manager(s)
  • Reference check (two previous employers) and Police conduct

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Legal & Compliance
Full Time

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