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Data Protection Officer (Banking)

A well established international bank is seeking to recruit an experienced individual to support its Legal team as a Data Protection Officer.

Job duties include:

  • Informing and advising the business and its employees of their compliance obligations under the GDPR; monitoring compliance with the GDPR, with any other data privacy provisions and with internal policies.
  • Advising where requested relating to privacy impact assessments (‘PIA’) 
  • Cooperating with the regulatory authority
  • Provide expert guidance, oversight and challenge on all aspects of data protection & privacy risk strategy
  • Lead the design, development and renewal of data protection and privacy risk policy and minimum standards with regular engagement of internal Legal Data Privacy.

Skills and qualifications required:

  • Thorough knowledge and experience of Data Privacy and Information Governance and a working knowledge of the applicable laws.
  • Corporate experience and Compliance experience is highly desirable.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain a high degree of confidentiality, respect, trust and credibility at all levels.
  • Qualified Lawyer (preferred) and / or data protection qualification.