The Senior Data Protection Specialist leads the global privacy governance activities and has responsibility for improving the quality and managing the protection of data and information asset.
This position will focus on establishing and ensuring adherence to a data governance framework including policies, controls, procedure, templates, and standard to ensure meeting regulatory and acceptable best practices in data governance, privacy, and security.
Contract Type : Freelance
Key Responsibilities :
Lead the identification of regulatory and technical controls to achieve compliance with the global data privacy and security regulations and industry standards.
Design and develop policy, procedure, guidelines, and templates across Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN) within the scope of the Data Governance, Privacy, and Security
Support the establishment and implementation of security and privacy related external certification requirements (e.g.
ISO27001) across AJMN globally.
Design and develop information classification and data retention standards.
Review of 3rd party contract for Data Protection requirements and compliance.
Develop the implementation of continuous improvement in AJMN technical and security practice.
Design, develop, conduct and maintain a complete privacy and security risk register (DPIA and Risk Register) including assessment, remediation plan, and progress.
Support in the development of tools, operating, and maintaining the data for DPO office management including Data Subject Access Request management, Data Processing Register, Data Flow Mapping, Consent Management, Breach Management, and Privacy by Design.
Lead in the development and conduct training and awareness for data protection and security across AJMN.
Support Internal, external auditor and external regulatory body as required
Support DPO in exercising DPO responsibilities particularly in technical and security areas.
Job Requirements / Qualifications :
8+ years of experience in the areas of GRC of which 2+ years of experience in the data privacy and protection
Knowledge of regulations like CCPA, GDPR, HIPPA, Ofcomm
Knowledge of NIST (National institute of standards and technology) security and privacy standards and ISO (International Organization for Standardization)
Proven ability to drive results, especially in a matrix or influence based environment.
Strong relationship building skills, coupled with high business acumen.
Demonstrate a passion for driving friction less use of data through the application of thoughtful, business focused governance.
Highly accurate and detail-oriented
Excellent organization and time management skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Project management skills
Ability to work well under pressure; manage tight deadlines and situations where conflicting priorities arise
Key Skills :
Business Process Design
Information Security Governance
Privacy by Design