Senior Data Protection Specialist

Senior Data Protection Specialist
Dublin 2 Negotiable Ref:

Job Description

My Dublin based client (city center) is currently looking for a Senior Data Protection Specialist. You will join the fast growing Cyber Security/Data Privacy team.

The client offers fantastic work conditions and are a top firm in the city. They offer all core benefits and are operating WFH practices due to restrictions. There is a long term vision for successful candidates to return to the office providing a level 2/3 lockdown.

Job Responsibilities

  • The candidate will be highly proficient across a range of privacy / data protection services, related to the creation, analysis, application and administration of:
    • Privacy compliance and maturity assessments and audits,
    • Privacy governance arrangements and target operating models,
    • Privacy policies, standards and procedures,
    • Records of processing and data mapping,
    • Privacy risk frameworks, metrics and reporting,
    • Privacy impact assessments and privacy by design principles,
    • Privacy breach management and response procedures,
    • Data transfer agreements / BCRs / SCCs,
    • Data subject rights processes (DSARs, right to restriction of processing, rectification, erasure, right to be forgotten, data portability etc.)
    • Data minimisation, anonymisation, pseudonymisation and encryption requirements and techniques,
    • Privacy notices, marketing requirements and consent management.
  • Expert of privacy solutions and technologies and how far they can stretch (background of Varonis, PrivacyEngine, OneTrust is highly advantageous)
  • A strong awareness of Information Security including ISMS and security controls
  • Broad knowledge of Third- party security requirements for privacy/data protection.
  • Top level Project Management skills with a strong ability to communicate across all levels of business


Experience Required

  • At least 5 years’ in a similar role within the FS, Health or Pharma Sector
  • Experience in a consultancy environment
  • Proven history supporting the delivery of significant Data Privacy and Data Protection programmes
  • Very strong in documenting processes and business requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication


Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Must have worked as a Data Analyst in Financial Services
  • Working knowledge of DLP


Educational Requirements

  • Third level degree in related field


Working Hours & Benefits

  • Standard working hours
  • Flexitime
  • Healthcare
  • Pension

Consultant Details

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Name: Caoimhe Cronin
Title: Senior Technical Resourcer
Tel: 01 2866666
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