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Compliance , Forex , Legal
Location: Cyprus,Nicosia
Reference: 5058
Date Posted: 12/05/2021
Data Protection Officer
CareerFinders, on behalf of our client, an expanding Global Financial Services company, we are seeking to recruit a Data Protection Officer to join their team of professionals. The successful applicant will possess 4+ years experience in data protection, preferably within the financial industry.
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Key Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Act as point of contact for the Data Protection Authorities.
  • Identify and evaluate the company’s data processing activities.
  • Provide advice and instructions on how to conduct Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs).
  • Monitor data management procedures and compliance within the company.
  • Participate in meetings with managers to ensure privacy by design at all levels.
  • Maintain records of processing operations.
  • Ensure we address all queries from data subjects within legal timeframes (e.g. delete their information from our databases).
  • Write and update detailed guides on data protection policies.
  • Perform audits and determine whether we need to alter our procedures to comply with regulations.
  • Offer consultation on how to deal with privacy breaches.
  • Arrange for training on GDPR compliance for employees.
  • Follow up with changes in law and issue recommendations to ensure compliance.
Key Skills/Experience:
  • Relevant academic degree (B.A/M. A) in Data protection, Law or Information Security.
  • 4+ years’ experience in data protection.
  • Work experience in data protection in the financial industry is a plus.
  • Solid knowledge of GDPR and national data protection laws.
  • Knowledge of data processing operations in the company’s sector is preferrable.
  • Familiarity with IT security systems.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail.

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