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105201 - Data Protection Specialist - Contract - Limerick

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Limerick
Date: 11/10/2019
Job Reference: 105201
Contact Name: Dee Curley
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Job Description

Data Protection Specialist - Contract - Limerick - 105201
Data Protection Specialist
Our client, a medical device company in Limerick are currently looking to recruit a Data Protection Specialist for their site.

  • Provide practical guidance and advice internally on Data Protection queries and matters in association with company Global and EMEA Data Privacy and Legal teams to ensure alignment.
  • Maintain and develop Data Protection structures, policies, procedures and internal records/registers and implement updates where necessary in accordance with legal requirements and industry best practice.
  • Deliver employee Data Protection training and continually review training programmes to ensure alignment with requirements.
  • Work closely with the Information Security and IT departments to ensure that Data Protection requirements are incorporated into existing and new IT projects.
  • Act as a liaison between functions and Information Security and IT in relation to explanation and resolution of Data Protection issues.
  • Maintain the current Data Protection awareness programme and continue the development of data privacy framework.
  • Work collaboratively with business functions to ensure that Data Protection considerations are incorporated at the outset of new projects.
  • Support responses to data subject requests and supervisory authority queries (as appropriate).
  • Proactively and collaboratively work with Data Protection coordinators to maintain compliance with current requirements and to develop and execute agreed solutions.
  • Work with Data Protection coordinators to ensure that process efficiency and Data Protection requirements are complimentary.
  • Assist with the investigation of data issues and resolution as may be required.
  • Provide regular updates on Data Protection to EMEA Senior management team
  • Work collaboratively with Company counterparts globally to achieve a one approach to Data Protection requirements.
  • As appropriate, continue involvement in external Data Protection community activities.
  • Participate in Global Ethics & Compliance initiatives.
  • Ensure that the company brand and image is communicated in a positive and consistent manner to all customers, both external and internal.
  • Ensure that all duties are carried out in compliance with the company’s Quality Management System.
  • Ensure that Code of Conduct is considered in all business matters carried out on the company’s behalf.

  • Legal, IT or other relevant higher level qualification required.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of European data protection and data security regulations.
  • Professional experience working in a Data Protection related role in a commercial environment advantageous.
  • Good understanding of IT technical requirements and challenges advantageous.
  • Excellent analytical, reading/comprehension, writing skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi task prioritize a dynamic workload and manage conflicting deadlines.
  • Must possess ability to exercise good judgment, communicate with clarity, diplomacy and discretion.
  • Excellent leadership, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work independently under general supervision and occasionally work as part of a larger inter-disciplinary team.
  • European language, other than English advantageous.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively on an individual and group basis.
  • Availability and willingness to travel on company business.

For further information on this Data Protection Specialist role in Limerick please contact Dee Curley on 091 730022 /

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