Data Protection Manager
Dublin, Leinster - Ireland

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Job Summary:

The Data Protection Manager (DPM) is an embedded role, with one of our major global tech clients. The DPM will assist The Global Information and Data Management (GIDM) Program Manager (PM) for ensuring the GIDM program delivers on its mandate of standardising and optimising data management. The DPM is a key member of the Project Management Office and are responsible for the strategic planning, execution, and delivery of a range of projects and outcomes that combine to achieve a specific strategic objective.

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Lead data protection strategy and policy globally
  3. Inform and advise the client on GDPR and its requirements
  4. Horizon scan for upcoming developments in terms of evolutions, trends and best practices related to data privacy
  5. Factor other data protection legislations and other conjoined legislations which may affect compliance in the data protection space
  6. Act as a liaison in relation to global privacy issues, acting as focal point for decisions that may affect the use of data across departments
  7. Manage data protection compliance
  8. Support the GIDM Program / Program Manager to achieve a compliant operating model for information and data management and associated products and services
  9. Own and keep under review all of client global data protection compliance arrangements.
  10. Updating, revising, and reviewing policies and guidance to handle personal data, whether in electronic or non-electronic formats
  11. Partner with all key business areas to ensure that data privacy issues are considered at the outset of new projects, products, and initiatives
  12. Undertake data protection impact assessments
  13. Coordinate with other appropriate persons responsible for related disciplines and functions such as HR, IT and information security, development teams, amongst others
  14. Manage risks that might arise regarding processing of personal data, considering the nature, scope, context, and purposes of processing
  15. Review and adapt data breach and non-compliance management policies in response to best practice recommendations and lessons learned from any post-breach or near miss reviews
  16. Oversee all personnel engaged in data protection activities (including indirect staff and contingent workers)
  17. Supervisor / monitor work activities and outputs to ensure alignment with all global data protection compliance arrangements
  18. Assist stakeholders to implement data protection strategies and protocols
  19. Foster a data protection culture and accountability among employees and others including vendors and third-party suppliers and communicate personal data protection policies to stakeholders
  20. Provide training and coaching to relevant parties
  21. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Bachelordegree preferred, with 10 years of managing security data experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company.

Competencies:

  • Expert knowledge on relevant data management, information security, and data privacy.
  • Prior experience in program or complex project management.
  • Highly attention to details, accuracy, and quality.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to adapt as the external environment and organization evolves.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • Able to maintain professional composure when dealing with unusual circumstances.
  • Able to synthesize business/financial data and develop recommendations.
  • Able to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures.
  • Serve as an effective team leader.
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Office.

Working Conditions:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions;

  • Exposure to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Must be able to see, hear, speak, and write clearly in order to communicate with employees and/or customers.
  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Ability to adjust focus between close and distance vision.
  • Travel, as required.
Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law.

Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law.

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