Data Privacy Officer

at Halian Group
Published November 18, 2022
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Category Computer & IT  
Job Type Internship  


We are partnered with a leading Banking and Financial Services company in the UAE. On their behalf we are looking for an experienced Data Privacy Officer to join their fast paced team.

Your Responsibilities
Build an effective data protection and privacy strategy and monitor its implementation across the organization
Establish data protection and privacy policy, procedures and guidelines in accordance with the industry best practices

Interpret the local and international legislative and legal requirements into language that is understandable for business

Working with the data governance team to ensure best practices enterprise-wide
Assisting in driving forward the enterprise-wide data transformation program
Building relationships between the data privacy team and other teams in the organization
Guide and advise business on data privacy related matters, including but not limited to compliance, governance, policies and procedures as set out for the organization
Be a key stakeholder and advisor in all the new strategic data initiatives and ensure alignment to the enterprise-wide data strategy

Ensure the consistent application of policies and standards across all technology projects, systems and services, including, but not limited to, privacy, risk management, compliance, and business continuity management

Your Qualifications
Banking and Financial Services experience (Compulsory)
UAE central bank data privacy guidelines knowledge and understanding
Working Experience as Data Privacy Officer/Analyst/Consultant
Experience in carrying out Data Protection Impact Assessments and ROPA
Experience in implementing a Cookies Consent Platform
Experience in designing short-term data solutions to achieve all goals and prepare data roadmaps for management.
Familiarity with data privacy best practices, policies, standards and frameworks such as DPA, GDPR and regional regulatory requirements
A comprehensive understanding of data management solutions – Data Classification, Data Access etc.
Knowledge of Cloud Data platforms
Strong analytical and negotiation skills
Microsoft Office
CIPM (Desirable)

Halian Group

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