Type: Full-time
Industry: Insurance

Location: Malta

Our client, an established insurance company offering a wide portfolio of commercial and personal products, is currently looking to recruit a Data Protection Officer.  The individual will be responsible for the company’s compliance with data protection legislation, as prescribed by the General Data Protection Regulation.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Handling the ongoing monitoring of legal and regulatory developments relating to data protection matters;
  • Providing advice regarding personal data processing activities and supporting the various departments within the company in the drafting of policies and implementation of procedures which may be required;
  • Providing data protection training to staff members and intermediaries;
  • Supporting management in promoting a culture of awareness of data security;
  • Overseeing the implementation of internal controls to ensure compliance with the applicable data protection legislation and regulations;
  • Preparing data protection reports to the Board of Directors;
  • Providing advice regarding Data Protection Impact Assessments upon request;
  • Maintaining data processing registers;
  • Providing support regarding data subject requests;
  • Managing, investigating and reporting personal data breaches as may be required;
  • Acting as a main point of contact with the Office of the Information and Data Protection Commissioner;
  • Handling any other duties which may emanate from the role.

 

Requirements:

  • The ideal applicant must be highly fluent in both Maltese and English;
  • Applicants must have comprehensive knowledge of data protection legislation and regulations.  Preference will be giving to applicants in possession of qualifications in data protection;
  • Applicants must also have a good understanding of IT Security techniques.  Preference will  be given to applicants with prior experience working in data analysis.

To apply:

Candidates are to apply for this vacancy by sending their CV on recruitment@erremme.com.mt quoting “Data Protection Officer” in the subject field.

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