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EMEA Data Privacy Manager

Job description

This role will support the EMEA Head of Data Privacy to lead the implementation of the Global Privacy Program in the EMEA region and provide regional support on data privacy and protection and cross-border data movement (CBDM) matters. The position also will help support the UK Data Protection Officer to discharge their responsibilities.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development and implementation of the EMEA Data Privacy and Protection Compliance Program, including developing and implementing a consistent compliance approach to data privacy and protection and CBDM across the EMEA region. Support strategic initiatives relating to data privacy and CBDM in the region
  • Assist with management of the program and its core elements, including PIA/DPIA review; review and update of privacy notices; records of processing activities; and advisory support for privacy incidents
  • Provide regional input in developing and enhancing privacy compliance-related policies, procedures, processes and internal controls in support of the Global Privacy Program, and the compliance programs overseen by EMEA compliance teams
  • Provide reports and advice to the EMEA Head of Data Privacy and support on reporting to senior leadership in EMEA Compliance and the Global Data Privacy Officer, as well as to committees and senior management on regional privacy related issues, trends, exceptions, and program enhancements within the EMEA region
  • Maintain a current awareness of the privacy and CBDM regulatory environment throughout the EMEA region and demonstrate a strong working knowledge of privacy and CBDM laws and regulations in EMEA, especially the GDPR
  • Support on reporting to regional Business/Support Unit Management of relevant privacy and CBDM compliance-related information
  • Support on remedial measures in response to issues raised in compliance examinations, audits and quality control testing

Working with the EMEA Head of Data Privacy , support the UK Data Protection Officer to discharge their responsibilities including by:

  • Advising the bank and members of staff, including Business Process Owners (BPOs) of their data privacy and protection obligations, raising awareness of data privacy and protection requirements and delivering training when necessary
  • Advising and supporting on data protection impact assessments
  • Overseeing and supporting on requests from individuals to exercise their data subject rights to ensure they are fulfilled within required time frames, partnering with Legal on requests related to contentious matters
  • Supporting on breach reporting procedures (alongside other incident management processes) to ensure that data protection breaches are investigated and reported where required within applicable time frames
  • Maintaining the bank's records of processing activities

Work Experience

  • Relevant compliance or legal experience and an emphasis on data privacy and protection
  • Experience in the banking/financial services industry
  • Experience advising on data privacy issues within a complex, global organisation
  • Good working knowledge of data privacy and protection laws and regulations
  • Ability to embed privacy compliance in the business in a practical and effective manner

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