Data Protection Officer / Compliance Manager

Overview

Data Protection Officer / Compliance Manager

A Data Protection Officer / Compliance Manager position is open with our client - a large insurance company. The purpose of the role is to support the Head of Compliance by acting as the Data Protection Officer, implementing the compliance plan and framework, and keeping senior management and Board of Directors appraised of the Company’s compliance. This position is based in Dublin.

 DPO Responsibilities

  • Development and implementation of the Data Protection Framework and annual Data Protection Plan to support adherence to the General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Delivery of the annual data protection monitoring programme including conducting privacy impact assessments and control testing.
  • Identify and assess the company’s data processing activities.
  • Provide practical, accurate and timely advice to the business on appropriateness and effectiveness of data protection controls, application of rules, policies and procedures.
  • Participate on new business initiatives, ensuring that relevant GDPR considerations and resulting risks, are part of all strategic planning discussions, and decisions.
  • Identification of new and emerging data protection legislation and risks, ensuring business awareness of requirements and assist in developing implementation plans.
  • Co-ordinate the implementation, review and amendment of data protection policies / procedures.
  • Coordinate the compliance reporting to senior management including reporting to the Executive Committee, Board Risk Committee and Board to ensure all stakeholders are up to date and aware of key compliance issues.
  • Act as contact point and co-operate with the Irish Data Protection Commissioner and other EU Privacy Authorities.
  • Act as point of contact for data subjects when exercising their individual data rights.
  • Oversee the data incident response and data breach notification procedures.
  • Leadership of data protection projects, as required.
  • Promote a positive data protection culture and awareness through the development and roll out of appropriate and tailored communication training for staff and third-party providers.
  • Champion and promote a positive customer culture in all engagements.

Compliance Manager Responsibilities

  • Development and implementation of the Compliance Framework and annual Compliance Plan to support adherence to Irish regulatory requirements.
  • Delivery of the annual compliance monitoring programme in respect of assigned oversight programs such Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Bribery & Corruption, Fitness & Probity and Corporate Governance.
  • Provide an independent evaluation of, and opinion on, processes, systems and controls to manage compliance risks, providing recommendations to address areas of vulnerability with follow-up to ensure timely resolution.
  • Identification of new and emerging compliance legislation and risks, ensuring business awareness of requirements and assist in developing implementation plans.
  • Co-ordinate the implementation, review and amendment of compliance policies / procedures.

Requirements:

  • 5 years’ experience within Compliance, Risk, Regulatory or Internal Audit Team
  • Extensive experience of operational application of Irish regulatory requirements and EU privacy law, including the GDPR.
  • Proven experience of implementation of regulatory compliance, data protection and corporate governance framework.
  • The candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to build, develop, implement and maintain new policies, procedures and controls.
  • Knowledge of credit protection products and/or simple protection products is desirable.

 

Liene Maļika, Accounting and Finance Recruiter - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Liene is a Senior Recruitment Consultant for e-Frontiers Business. Her main responsibility is to find talented people seeking work in Accounting and Finance and skilfully connect them with a range of industries including IT, manufacturing, retail and Financial Services. Examples of roles successfully placed include Financial Accountants, FP&A, Commercial Accountant as well as ERP System consultants. Liene has also successfully helped clients with other related placements within the HR spectrum such as Learning & Development professionals and within the commercial area, having placed a number of Bid Manager roles.

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