Senior Data Protection & Privacy Risk Advisor – Brussels, Belgium

Senior Data Protection & Privacy Risk Advisor

Start Date Asap
Duration 6 months (extension possible)

The new ‘EU General Data Protection Regulation’ was adopted on 24/04/2016 and will pass into law in May 2018. This new regulation enforces new or changed requirements concerning the handling and protection of personal information.
Our client launched a project since 2013 to adhere to these new and changed requirements.

Function Description

A Senior Data Protection & Privacy Risk Advisor is hence sought to:

  • Deliver data protection and privacy (DPP) risk assessment and advices, related to the GDPR requirements and specifically in the domain of:

    • Data retention & archiving,
    • Process documentation,
    • Data subject rights,

In this context, he will also:

  • Work as part of the project team to ensure that the needed DPP requirements are understood by both technical and non-technical project members,
  • Deliver process documentation and supporting material (tooling, templates, training) for Data Protection and Privacy processes,
  • Understand drivers and priorities, with regard to Business, Security, and regulatory requirements,
  • Handling sensitive matters with discretion and maintain confidentiality.

Your profile

  • Education Master or equivalent by experience
  • Languages: French Native or Fluent (Either French), Dutch Native or Fluent (Either Dutch), English Fluent (The candidate must be able to write documents and have interactive meetings in the languages: French or Dutch, and English).
  • Experience At least 7-10 years of relevant experience.
  • Excellent skills in using Microsoft Office programs;
  • Process definition and writing (i.e. ARIS) is a plus
  • Archer eGRC tool is a plus;
  • SharePoint is a plus;
  • Project Management;
  • Change Management;
  • Risk Assessment experience ( audit or compliance experience is an asset)
  • Global awareness of Data protection (information security) and privacy principles (GDPR),
  • Process Management;
  • Excellent reporting skills (also towards senior management);
  • Experience within the Banking and Finance Industry
  • Global awareness of Data Analytics / Big Data,
  • Experience working in cross-functional departments and teams.
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Solid experience in Business/functional Analysis in an enterprise environment.
  • Excellent Communication and Influencing skills :
  • able to quickly establish rapport and respect with business customers and other staff;
  • able to work with diverse people, customers, analysts, lawyers, compliance specialists, IT developers and engineers;
  • Good analytical and synthesis skills;
  • Autonomy (quick self-starter);
  • Commitment and perseverance;
  • Pragmatic and strongly focused;
  • Flexible and pro-active attitude;
  • Team player: ability to work in a dynamic and multi-cultural environment.

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