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Manager, Data Protection Affairs

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

The Manager will be responsible for the effective management of the operations and ICT matters for the National Personal Data Protection Office.
Support efficient and effective processes of the Office and support the provision of relevant
Regulatory guidance, information and advice to organisations and individuals in line with the Data
Protection and Privacy Act, 2019.


• Ensure the timely provision of response to requests for ICT related advisories and guidance relating to implementation of the Data Protection and Privacy Act
• Ensure the timely development of expert material, technical tools, guidelines and industry best practices for Data Protection and Privacy implementation
• Lead the development and implementation of the Office’s Information Security Management System (ISMS)
• Lead the Governance and Risk program for the Office
• Conduct information systems audits on identified systems and make appropriate recommendations in line with the Data Protection and Privacy Act, 2019
• Develop and update the processes for data protection impact assessments
• Develop and implement capacity building programs for systems developers to ensure the adoption of privacy by design measures
• Monitor and review emerging industry trends and suggest changes to policies and procedures to improve regulation and compliance of protection of personal data
• Supervise the security of the IT services in the Office to ensure optimal performance
• Selecting and implementing suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits
• Assist the Director with the preparation of the Strategic Plan for the Office
• Plan and implement quality and service standards
• Analyse process workflows to ensure efficiency in the Office operations
• Maintain and manage cordial relations with Data Protection Officers

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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