Senior Data Privacy Specialist | Data Protection

Reference: MM369
Sector: Data
Job Type: Permanent
Consultant: Eamonn O'Reilly
Eamonn O'Reilly

The Opportunity

Our Client, a global financial services company are seeking an experienced Senior Data Privacy Specialist to join their team.

The Role

  • Responsible for Data Protection assessments/gap analysis, assessing controls across the lifecycle of personal data.
  • Advising organisations on Data Protection best practice and leading data protection advisory engagements including but not limited to delivering policies/procedures, training/awareness, personal data inventories/lifecycles, control re-design to clients.
  • Supporting and delivering internal audit data protection reviews. 

Candidate Profile / Experience

  • Desire to work in a constantly changing environment as part of a team of privacy specialists.
  • Ideally strong experience in the provision of or in a similar risk role for example data governance.
  • Ability to manage a number of projects, meet deadlines and manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Extensive knowledge of Data Protection requirements and Data Protection good practice.
  • Strong experience in leading meetings, understanding data flows and identifying risks.
  • Ideally has a Data Protection related professional certification such as CIPP, however this is not a must.
  • Strong knowledge of Third Party management.
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills.


Please note only candidates that match the minimum job requirements above will be contacted for this role.

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Reward / Package

Excellent salary, benefits package and bonus potential on offer to the successful individual.


Consultant: Eamonn O'Reilly