Data Protection Manager

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance, Regulatory
Job type: Full-time
Contact name: Besart Kondi

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 16199
Published: about 1 month ago
We are thrilled to present a remarkable opportunity with our esteemed client in the financial industry. We eagerly seek a candidate who brings along a wealth of experiences and qualifications that perfectly align with the following.

  • To support the Head of Legal in developing data protection policies within the Unit.
  • To monitor and ensure that the Organization remains compliant with the GDPR and the Data Protection Act and any other data protection and privacy rules;
  • To conduct regular risk assessments and internal audits in order to identify any potential breaches within the organisation;
  • To design and deliver training programs in order to raise awareness and educate employees on data protection best practices;
  • To report and update on any issues, breaches, and major incidents.
  • To collaborate effectively with regulatory bodies, specifically the Information and Data Protection Commission or the Data Protection Unit within the Ministry for Justice, Equality and Governance;
  • To remain abreast of any amendments or developments pertaining to the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act, ensuring continuous awareness and adaptation to evolving regulatory frameworks;
  • To serve as the primary liaison between the Organization and data subjects, overseeing and managing all data subject requests with the utmost professionalism and adherence to regulatory standards;
  • To represent the Organization in any fora, whether locally or abroad, on any matters concerning data protection;
  • To provide support in addressing inquiries related to data protection, offering comprehensive assistance and ensuring the accurate and timely response to all queries.

  • University Degree (MQF Level 6) or equivalent in Law, IT or in any subject together with 6 years of relevant experience in the role (including 2 years in a senior role);
  • Excellent communication skills in both the Maltese & English languages;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of data protection principles and laws; Experience in the implementation of data protection rules;
  • Pleasant personality and be of a good moral character.