Senior Legal Specialist - Privacy
Qatar Airways
Doha, Qatar
منذ 3 يوم

Qatar Airways

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Responsible for developing, supporting, implementing and managing all aspects of Qatar Airways global data protection compliance strategy and advising on legal matters surrounding all applicable data protection / privacy regulations and legislation such as the GDPR.

Responsible for drafting, review and negotiation of procedures and policies on a range of legal and compliance matters focussed around data protection and privacy regulatory requirements.

Provide legal and compliance advice on data protection / privacy law across the QR Group with a view to minimising Qatar Airways’ exposure to reputation and financial risk(s).

Understand, interpret, and apply data protection / privacy law(s) and regulation(s) principles to the QR Group’s current and future business strategies.


Tactical / Operational

  • Provide legal interpretations on data protection laws and regulations with a view to minimising the exposure to reputational and financial risk exposure experienced by the business in accordance with the corporate risk appetite.
  • As a subject matter expert, support third party risk management activities including liaising with the contracts department for Data Processing Agreements.

    Support the handling of external enquiries and issues relating to data privacy practices the cases of data processing and withdrawal of consent, the right to be forgotten, and related rights.

    Support the handling of internal enquiries and issues relating to data privacy practices, providing advice on information handling aspects such as data protection impact assessments (DPIAs) data storage and retention and other mandatory and non-mandatory best practices.

  • Monitor and keep under constant review all the firm’s global data protection compliance requirements. Identify, develop and manage robust and measurable time-bound remedial plans for identified gaps where necessary.
  • Develop and maintain relevant global internal data privacy protection and training.
  • Identify, support and manage updating relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to data privacy and protection issues.
  • Inform and advise company management on the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its ongoing requirements, liaising with the business as required.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in the ongoing development and continuing implementation of Qatar Airways robust data protection compliance plan.
  • Support the development of a systematic global data protection compliance audit plan.

  • Perform other Department duties related to his / her position as directed by the Head of the Department.
  • About you : : Qualifications :

    Qualifications : Essential


  • Relevant College or University qualification to min Bachelor's level
  • Law Degree, Business Administration degree and / or formally recognised senior data privacy certification(s)
  • Preferred

    Law Degree and admitted as attorney practising in data privacy.

    Previous Experience :


  • Minimum 8 years relevant experience
  • Previous demonstrable experience of managing data privacy compliance issues in a global organisation.
  • Previous demonstrable experience of in third party risk management as it relates to data protection such as Data Processing Agreements.
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