Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Dublin

Description

Data Protection Officer


Job Location: Dublin


Role Value Proposition:


This position will provide accurate, timely and commercially focused advice on Data Protection and privacy issues as they relates to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) , ensuring that all relevant business units are compliant with all existing and future Data Protection and privacy-related obligations impacting on our activities, and minimising regulatory interference on the business.


The Data Protection Officer will be the primary interface for MetLife EU entities with the relevant Offices of the Data Protection regulators whilst delivering on the overall Data Protection strategy for the business. The role will have exposure to all areas of the business and the opportunity to interact with Senior Management.


Key Responsibilities:


- Plays a key role in managing the MetLife EU compliance programme in advance of the GDPR Regulation


- Key point of contact for the business with any relevant Supervisory Authorities and any data protection queries from consumers and the business


- Review and update the data protection strategy for the company incorporating all business units


- Work collaboratively with the Business in to develop and drive implementation across the business of best practices, procedures, tools and checklists to support the implementation of GDPR data protection programme


- Manages investigations and complaints from the Data Protection Commissioner


- Oversee the maintenance of comprehensive records of all data processing activities conducted by the company, including the purpose of all processing activities, which must be made public on request


- Advising the business on controls based monitoring and supporting the delivery of controls across the business


- Provide Data Protection guidance to the business on key projects and initiatives to ensure compliance with the GDPR


- Manages escalated queries from all parts of the business, taking them to resolution by developing effective solutions


- Manages privacy impact assessments, privacy by design, subject access requests, data retention, international data transfer management, data breaches, third party management and ensuring that the business is advised appropriately on compliant solutions


- Regularly monitoring compliance with GDPR


- Oversight and performance of data privacy impact assessments


- Produces regular status reports for the senior management team, summarising key data protection risks and issues


- Delivery of data protection awareness courses across the business. Develop materials and tools that support education, training and awareness


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


- Legal, or relevant data protection qualification


- A relevant Data Protection qualification (CIPT, CDPO, CIPP etc)


- IT, Risk qualifications also preferred


- At least 4-5 years’ experience in a data protection role or in a compliance role with data protection responsibilities.


- Expert knowledge of national and European data protection law and practices, an in-depth and detailed knowledge of GDPR


- Knowledge of general insurance sector, products, services, classes of insurance including underlying legal principles and practices


- Ability to act independently


- Ability to promote a strong data protection culture


- Excellent management skills and the ability to interface easily with staff at all levels as well as outside authorities


- Project management and ability to solve problems with good analytical skills


- Ability to communicate effectively and assertively, verbally and in writing, to clearly express logically reasoned ideas and also the ability to deliver public presentation


- Results driven, forward thinking and a solution finder


MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on any basis protected by law.


Travel


Negligible


Business Category


Compliance


Number of Openings


1


At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.


MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on any basis protected by law.


In order to apply for this position, you need the proper work authorization to work in the country where the position is located and not require relocation assistance.


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Requisition #:108923