Sr. Data Protection Manager

Website Alshaya

Job Description:

Work within the established Alshaya Data Protection framework to assist our Corporate and Business teams in complying with all applicable data protection regulations and obligations by:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Managing a team of Data Protection managers and specialists to deliver the DP strategy and supporting the
  • Head of DP in driving compliance to internal DP and external Government policies and procedures, (GDPR amongst others) throughout the company.
  • Updating the Alshaya Register of Operations Processing Activities (“ROPA”).
  • Participating in the implementation of Data Protection Impact Assessments, Legitimate Interests Assessments and Transfer Impact Assessments in our cloud-based privacy management platform.
  • Supporting the Head of Data Protection and Director of Information Security in managing and addressing ministry, governmental and authority requests relating to Data Privacy, in addition to complaints/requests from customers, employees and suppliers throughout the company in all regions.
  • Instigating mitigating actions to any DP breach highlighted through the InfoSec team, working with them to address the breach and limit the impact to the business.
  • Cross functionally supporting corporate teams such as Marketing, HR and Customer Service devised in our regional offices by engaging with data stewards where data protection advice/inputs are required.
  • Liaise with all Government and Ministerial bodies, ensuring we are compliant to the relevant market and GDPR regulatory requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Action Oriented – Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm.
  • Being resilient – Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.
  • CIPP/E qualification essential.
  • Experience drafting, documenting, and executing Data Protection Impact Assessments.
  • Arabic speaker as a “nice to have” but not a ¨must have¨.
  • Previous experience min of 2 years in privacy legal or governance with cloud-based privacy management platforms such as OneTrust™ or TrustArc™
  • Communicate effectively – Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Job Details:

Company: Alshaya

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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