Data Protection Lead- Group

Job Category:
Technical Support - L 1, 2,3
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Central Dublin
Not Specified
Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
Glen Dimplex Europe Holdings Ltd
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Glen Dimplex is a privately owned, multinational group headquartered in North Dublin which operates through 4 core segments, (Consumer Appliances, Heating & Ventilation, Flame, and Precision Cooling) worldwide. Glen Dimplex is one of the world's largest manufacturers of electric heating solutions and holds a significant global position in the domestic appliances market. We aim to be a leader in the transition to a sustainable world - to be a company we are proud of.

Details of brands and our exciting history of growth can be found on our website.

The role:

This role will have the opportunity to manage the continued development and implementation of the Data Protection Framework across the group. You will develop and deliver the annual Data Protection plan for the group. You will act as the primary contact point between the group and the Data Protection Commission. You will ensure that all data protection policies and procedures are kept in line with all regulatory developments.


Develop and nurture a positive data protection culture through setting the tone, staff awareness programmes, briefings, and induction process.
Inform and advise staff about the requirements of the GDPR and the Data Protection Acts
Ensure staff understands the practical implications for their business areas and the risks associated with data processing operations, taking into account the nature, scope, context, and purposes of the processing.
Monitor and ensure ongoing compliance with requirements
Provide expert advice and support to business areas about the management of internal data protection activities, data privacy statements, privacy by design, third-party processing agreements, etc.
Keeping up to date, on all matters about data privacy and data protection law and application.
Assist business areas in deciding if a DPIA should be undertaken and assist with conducting DPIAs.
Ongoing review and updating data protection policies, privacy statements, processing agreements, etc.
Advise on investigation and notification of data breaches, conducting risk assessments, and liaison with the DPC as necessary
Managing Data Subject Access Requests and advising Departments on the process.
Main point of contact with the Data Protection Commissioner's office on all data protection issues, complaints and queries.
Any other ADHOC duties that arise from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:

A minimum of 5 years of experience in data protection, data management, audit, risk management, or related area including at least one of the following:
Engaging with business and/or IT management to understand and document the business processes, data flows, controls, business needs.
Data protection experience and understanding of the GDPR requirements.
Experience in third-party management activities.
Advanced working knowledge of MS Office applications including Excel and Visio.
Strong organizational, project management, and multi-tasking skills.
Ability to work closely with peers and build strong partnerships with key stakeholders.
Previous experience supporting GDPR Article 30 requirements preferable
Experience with Collibra or OneTrust tools would be an advantage.
Good communication, presentation, and influencing skills.

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