Data Privacy Manager

Data Privacy Manager

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
10-15 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Role : Data Privacy Manager
Location :Abu Dhabi

Role Purpose:
The role forms part of the newly-formed Data Privacy Function which is a sub-department within Group Information Security. The role reports to the Data Protection Officer and is a vital extension to the team to assist business with understanding the data privacy basics and facilitating the support required in business for contract negotiation and contractual drafting, as well as interpretation of data privacy law, where required. The role is vital to manage the reputational and regulatory compliance risk for the ADIB Group and to limit the Group's financial exposure in terms of penalties and fines. Data Privacy is an important element to ensure that the personal data entrusted to us by our customers, colleagues and other key stakeholders is ethically and responsibly collected and handled.

Key Accountabilities of the role
The individual in this role will be responsible for:
  • Advising business and other internal clients on data privacy related matters, including but not limited to compliance, governance, policies and procedures as set out for ADIB.
  • Reviewing and guiding business on completing and updating data flow maps, systems registers, and personal data inventories.
  • Completing data privacy impact assessments through consultation with business and other internal clients.
  • Supporting and enabling business to achieve their objectives through pragmatic solutions whilst complying with legislative and policy requirements.
  • Interpreting the local and international legislative and legal requirements into language that is understandable for business.
  • Creating and delivering data privacy awareness and training material
  • Identifying and documenting data privacy risks identified in business/other internal clients and assisting with appropriately managing the risk.
  • Developing the data privacy blueprint/standard operating procedures for the group and facilitating the implementation of these control requirement with Business and other internal clients.
  • Negotiating data privacy clauses, etc with third parties where this is required, in compliance with internal engagement processes.
  • Assist with the co-ordination of data privacy breaches whether emanating from third parties or internally.
  • Assist the compliance team with creating a compliance and assurance plan to review data privacy controls that are implemented within the business and other internal clients.
  • Facilitating and appropriately responding to data subject requests as these are received.
  • Monitoring developments in local and international data privacy laws and regulations and determining the impact to the Bank
  • Maintaining technical expertise by keeping abreast of developments in data privacy, participating in industry forums and undertaking continual training and development
Specialist Skills / Technical Knowledge Required for this role:
  • Bachelor's degree in Law or similar field (within the UAE)
  • Familiarity with banking processes, Islamic Banking and modus operandi
  • Detailed knowledge on the OECD data privacy principles and their application
  • Professional certifications such as CIPP, CISA, CIPM, CIPT, ITIL (F)
  • Understanding of the data lifecycle from creation through to disposal
  • Expertise drafting and negotiating data privacy agreements and developing data privacy contractual notices.
  • Understanding of information security, technology and risk management practices with some experience

Previous Experience:
  • 10-15 years experience in a corporate legal department or law firm with atleast 5 years experience in dealing with international data privacy laws and financial industry regulations.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and previous experience implementing and managing data privacy and compliance policies and controls in the financial services industry.
  • Experience in risk management activities and practices (preferred)
  • Experience in cybersecurity management and control (preferred)

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