Data Protection Specialist

About This Role

We are looking for an experienced Data Protection Specialist to integrate our GRC department and contribute to the growth of Smarttech247’s privacy related service offerings, namely:

DPO as a Service

Data Protection Consultancy

EuroPrivacy implementation / audits

The selected candidate would be expected to undertake EuroPrivacy certification financed by Smarttech247.

As a Data Protection specialist, you would report to the GRC manager and be expected to:

  • Advise, train, coach and support our clients in the implementation of Data Protection
  • Perform gap analyses and documentation reviews.
  • Provide consultation services in relation to Data Protection legislation.
  • Consulting services in EuroPrivacy implementation
  • Perform EuroPrivacy Audits.
  • Develop sustainable processes/procedures to for our clients to manage and comply with their Data Protection and records management requirements.
  • Conduct data protection audits, investigations, and reviews on behalf of the customer, on customer locations.
  • Perform data protection risks assessments.
  • Perform and evaluate, LIAS, ROPA’s, DPIA’s.
  • Develop training programmes and provide regular training sessions for data protection provisions and regulatory matters.
  • Create Data Protection governance documentation including Policies, processes and data breach incident management plan.
  • Manage data security breaches and function as the point of contact for our customers with supervisory authorities.
  • Perform presales activities in assessing potential customer’s Data Protection requirements.
  • Create awareness training material.
  • Write related subject matter articles.

What do we value in a candidate:

  • Three or more years of experience in data protection compliance or related field.
  • Expertise in data protection laws and practices, including deep understanding of GDPR.
  • Experience in a legal, audit, or risk management role.
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to manage sensitive and confidential information.
  • Proficiency with software for preparing reports and presentations.
  • The capability to work with some independence.
  • Very good written and spoken English skills.
  • Very good communication and negotiation skills.
  • High self-motivation, enthusiasm, and commitment.



Diversity & Inclusion Mission Statement

At Smarttech247, our mission is to keep our customers secure. Cybersecurity is a complex industry, therefore, in order to tackle its challenges and continue to innovate, we believe that a diverse workforce contributes to greater collective intelligence and ultimately, makes a stronger team – qualities that are needed in our fight against cybercrime.

Smarttech247 is proud to be committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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