Data Protection Specialist (GDPR)

Data Protection Specialist (GDPR)
Dublin South 2 Negotiable Ref:

Job Description

A brand-new role just opened with a great client based in Dublin South. My client is looking for a Data Protection Specialist to join their team on permanent basis.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing regulatory advice relating to data protection, promoting compliance to the regulation and ensuring regulatory risk is managed within the company. Specific duties include:

  • Advising on data protection regulation and matters relating to privacy issues
  • Assist the company is educating team-members and other employees about data protection regulation
  • Participate in cross-departmental meetings and projects to ensure the company can achieve its strategic objectives while being compliant to the data protection regulation
  • Represent the company together with the Head of Regulatory before the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, ComReg and other public bodies
  • Manage company’s regulatory matters in accordance with the company’s policies and the regulation so that the business operates in accordance with company and shareholder requirements and maintains and builds shareholder confidence
  • Ensure that investigations/legal proceedings involving or relating to data protection are proactively and professionally managed in order that the interests of the business, regulatory risk and reputation of the business is protected
  • Monitor emerging data privacy legislation/trends and analyse impact to the business

Requirements:

  • Legal, economic or commercial/business background/qualification
  • Good knowledge of, and experience of advising in relation to, Irish data protection legislation and related guidance and codes issued by the Data Protection Commissioner;
  • Experience of working in a commercial or public sector/regulatory environment dealing directly with high-level internal and external stakeholders
  • Problem-solving and attention to detail skills
  • Ability to influence internal and external stakeholders effectively
  • Ability to work well on own and as part of a team

Consultant Details

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Name: Peter Kirby
Title: Director
Tel: 01 2866666
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