Data Protection Officer / Manager

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Data Protection Officer / Manager




Ref: E4764NB

Job Description

My client is South Dublin is currently recruiting for a Data Protection Officer / Manager to join the existing team. This role is on a permanent basis.


My client is South Dublin is currently recruiting for a Data Protection Officer / Manager to join the existing team. This role is on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will ensure compliance with the provisions of the GDPR and ensure ongoing compliance of all data protection core activities for the client. A feature of this role is to review and build on existing processes and policy frameworks.


  • A good working knowledge of Irish and European Data protection legislation
  • Assist the DPO in the development of what Good Compliant Practice should look like for data protection within the client.
  • Support the completion of DPIAs, DPA’s, audit and data protection requirements and audit requests, in accordance with data protection standards by collating documentation and responses.
  • Maintain the necessary documentation to demonstrate compliance with the GDPR including, but not limited to policies, procedures, templates, forms ensuring that they are kept up to date annually
  • Provide Gap analysis and support to DPO in addressing strategic priorities for data protection
  • Conduct annual data protection compliance risk assessments and data protection compliance reviews
  • Ensure that training and awareness of data protection is available and delivered to members of staff involved in the processing of personal data
  • Ensure that relevant Codes of Practice are understood and embraced by the Company
  • Work closely with the team to identify any potential data protection compliance issues and provide advice and training
  • Work closely with multiple teams to monitor enforcement of data protection standards and regulations


A minimum of a master’s degree and 2+ years’ experience within a data protection role, a background in ICT

Preferred Experience

  • Proven track record in data protection
  • Understanding of governance, risk management and control framework
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Used to working in a fast-paced environment with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record keeping
  • Experience in writing and implementing data protection policies
  • Experience in either internal and external data protection audits
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Lateral, creative thinker with good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects

How to Apply

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