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Data Protection Officer II

Closing: May 22, 2024

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Published: May 15, 2024 (16 days ago)

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For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C+ (Plus) or its approved equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Law, information communication technology, computer science, informatics or an equivalent qualification from a recognized and accredited institution; and
  • Proficiency in computer applications.



Responsibilities

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C+ (Plus) or its approved equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Law, information communication technology, computer science, informatics or an equivalent qualification from a recognized and accredited institution; and
  • Proficiency in computer applications.



Specific duties and responsibilities will involve:

  • Conduct inspections and periodical audits of the processes and systems of the data controllers and data processors;
  • Prepare draft guidelines and carrying out data protection impact assessments;
  • Prepare inspection and compliance reports;
  • Review evidence submitted by data controllers and data processors relating to information; privacy and security safeguards for cross-border data transfers;
  • Receive and process notifications of data breaches from Data Controllers and Data Processors;
  • Receive complaints on infringement of the rights under the Data Protection Act;
  • Conduct investigations on complaints made by data subjects or third party;
  • Identify systemic issues and recommend remedial measures and proactive action;
  • Receiving and reviewing applications for registration;
  • Drafting registration and certification strategies, policies, processes and procedures;
  • Updating of the register of Data Controllers and Data Processors;
  • Drafting enforcement notices;
  • Serving enforcement notices;
  • Drafting requests for obtaining warrant from the court to enter and search premises;
  • Drafting penalty notices;
  • Establish and Maintain up to date complaints database;
  • Prepare complaints investigation reports; and
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.


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