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Data Protection Officer

Job Category:
IT Trainer, Tech Writer, Graphics Design etc, Cyber Security
Job Type:
Permanent
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Area:
Galway
Location:
Galway
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
23/06/2021
Recruiter:
Planet Payment
Job Ref:
JR02752

Planet is seeking a Global Data Protection Officer (DPO). The DPO will have overall responsibility for Planet's global data management and privacy programme. The DPO will lead the development and execution of a comprehensive privacy strategy and will be based in Galway, Ireland. The DPO will report directly to Planet's Chief Legal & Risk Officer.

This is a great opportunity to work on a broad range of projects across multiple jurisdictions and play a key role in supporting Planet's rapid growth.

What you will do

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Promote data protection awareness throughout the organisation by providing training to business functions and colleagues.
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Provide information and guidance to business functions on the collection and processing of personal data.
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Process, coordinate and respond to all data protection and privacy-related queries and requests from third parties (such as users, accounts, data subject and regulatory authorities, including the Data Protection Commission in Ireland).
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Assist in maintaining data inventories and data flow maps and update as necessary.
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Undertake systematic data protection compliance audits in accordance with GDPR articles and other global privacy mandates.
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Lead negotiations on data protection and privacy-related agreements with key third-party stakeholders.
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Interpret and provide guidance to colleagues on forthcoming changes to data protection legislation on GDPR, ePrivacy Directive, and other global mandates.
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Support the creation of local or functional specific data protection policies or standards.
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Apply knowledge of privacy requirements and leading practices to assist product teams in addressing privacy risks by applying privacy by design principles.
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Plan and conduct privacy due diligence on possible acquisitions.

Who you are

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At least 6 years' working experience in data privacy, data protection, or IT governance or compliance with a global organisation.
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A Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
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CIPP or similar data protection or IT auditor qualifications (highly desirable).
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Knowledge of data protection laws and privacy practices with expert knowledge of European data protection laws and practices, specifically GDPR.
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An understanding of data protection and data governance capabilities, such as data classification, data discovery, masking, encryption and anomaly detection.
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Experience in and understanding of payments, gateway, e-money or wallet products and services, banking functions, and/or merchant processing is preferred.
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The ability to assess current and planned applications, systems and business processes, and identify privacy issues and design solutions for existing gaps to ensure privacy principles, policies, practices and customer/employee expectations are met.
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Experience with process design, implementation and improvement.
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Knowledge of IT systems, processes, and information security practices.
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The ability to "translate" legal requirements into organisational policies and procedures.
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The ability to communicate with internal stakeholders, third party vendors and customers, and data protection authorities.
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Strong analytical thinking with the ability to impact and influence.
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The ability to organise and prioritise workloads while acting on own initiative.
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Have a passion for simplification and efficiency/process improvement.
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A business mindset with a drive to find solutions that allow business and market share growth in a prudent and long-term-oriented approach.
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A high degree of discretion and the ability to work with sensitive and confidential data.
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Honesty, integrity and resilience.

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Contact Details:
Planet Payment
Tel: 091558265
Contact: Planet Payment

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