EMEA Data Privacy Manager

Category: Law
Job Type: Full Time

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Working at HID:
HID Global is an innovative fast-paced organisation, with many possibilities to make a difference and add value. HID is recognised for the great care we take with clients and employees alike.
We value diversity and endorse an open-minded collaborative working environment.

The EMEA Data Privacy Manager reports to the Director of Privacy within the Legal and Corporate Affairs organization. He/she will assist the Director of Privacy in implementing various aspects of HID’s Data Protection Compliance Program, primarily focusing on the European Union, with some oversight over the Middle East and Africa. He/she will partner with stakeholders’ owners across the organization including Information Security, Technology, Operations, Sales, Marketing, Engineering, and HR to promote compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable regulations within operations in the EMEA region. Although the role will be primarily focused on enhancing and maintaining GDPR compliance, this individual may also be called upon to assist with organizational privacy program initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
This individual will be responsible for the following GDPR compliance activities:
Provide advice and instructions on how to conduct Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs), data inventories and data maps in compliance with GDPR requirements
Monitor data management procedures and compliance within the EU
Participate in meetings with managers to ensure privacy by design at all levels as required by GDPR
Assist the business functions in maintaining the Record of Processing Inventory
Ensure HID addresses queries from data subjects within legal timeframes (e.g. delete their information from our databases)
Support and guide the development and delivery of training and awareness programs relating to data privacy and the GDPR
Provide support in the event of privacy breaches
Assist with steering committee meetings, including presentation decks, roadmaps and status reports for an executive audience.
Establish governance, processes, controls and auditing infrastructure to ensure ongoing compliance.
Assess current and planned applications, systems and business processes, and identify privacy issues and design solutions for existing gaps to ensure privacy principles, policies, practices and customer/employee expectations are met
Apply knowledge of privacy requirements and leading practices to assist product teams and functional teams in addressing privacy risks by applying privacy by design principles.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
A Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
7+ years of experience working in a privacy related role and experience with Data Protection, Data Privacy and/or Information Security regulatory standards is required
High level of personal integrity and confidentiality
Highly developed written and oral communication skills
IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional: CIPP/US, CIPT, or other IAPP credential (preferred)
Demonstrates working knowledge of applicable privacy laws and trends affecting global organizations including but not limited to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Experience building a privacy compliance program, conducting privacy and security risk assessments and/or managing internal controls, business processes, testing and remediation

Language Skills
Ability to effectively communicate in the English language, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc.

Computer Skills
Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint)
Familiar with SharePoint and other Microsoft collaboration tools (preferred)

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employee works primarily in an office environment, within a well-ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.

Work Requirements

Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
Travel and fieldwork, including international travel may be required. Therefore, employee must possess, or be able to acquire a valid passport.
Must be legally eligible to work in Ireland.

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