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Data Protection Officer in Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Experience: 3 - 6 yrs.
Education:Basic - Bachelor of Science(Computers)
Nationality: Any Nationality
Industry Type: Construction / Civil Engineering
Functional Area:Lawyers / Legal Advisors Dec 20, 2021


Job Description

Job Purpose and Scope
The Data Protection Officer shall ensure full compliance of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group with all applicable data protection regulations especially in the UAE, KSA and Oman.


Main Job Responsibilities :-
- Implementing measures and a privacy governance framework to manage data use in compliance with applicable data protection regulations (with focus on the UAE, KSA and Oman data protection laws and regulations), including developing templates for data collection, assisting with data mapping, and vendor management reviews

- Working with key internal stakeholders in the review of personal data collection, storage and handling to ensure compliance with local data privacy laws, and where necessary, complete and advise on privacy impact assessments.
- Serving as the primary point of contact and liaison for the respective authorities in the UAE, KSA and Oman on all data protection related matters under the applicable laws.
- Reviewing all interfaces with external parties for required consents needed to collect and manage personal data.
- Monitoring changes to applicable data protection laws and making necessary adjustments to the company's policies
- Developing and delivering privacy training to various members of the Group.
- Coordinating and conducting data privacy audits.
- Collaborating with the IT to maintain records of all data assets and exports, and maintaining a data security incident management plan to ensure timely remediation of incidents including impact assessments, security breach response, complaints, claims or notifications, and responding to subject access requests.
- Collaborating with IT to ensure that the Group’s IT systems and procedures comply with all relevant data privacy and protection law, regulation and policy (including in relation to the retention and destruction of data).


Desired Candidate Profile

Minimum Education, Experience, Skills & Language
- A legal, compliance, IT security or IT audit background with at least 3 years of relevant experience
- ideally holds at la Data Protection and/or Privacy certification such as, CIPP, CIPT, ISEB, etc.
- ideally experience in a similar type of role in a multinational business
- Good understanding of the data processing operations carried out, as well as the information
systems, and data security and data protection needs
- Ability to make good judgments regarding data privacy risks and to prioritize resources and activity
around managing those risks
- Able to conduct the role independently and with integrity and high professional ethics
- Excellent personal communication skills capable of dealing with wide range of stakeholders
- The ability to remain calm, controlled and resilient
- Fluent in English


Keyword: Data Protection Officer, Data Protection, security breach response, software service, IT security, IT audit, CIPP, CIPT, ISEB
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