Data Protection Officer

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Company Description

We are a large fast-growing IT outsourcing company with clear and simple processes. Right now, we are looking for a Data Protection Officer to join our team.

Position description

Data Protection Officer is responsible for overseeing data protection strategy and implementation to ensure compliance with privacy requirements in the Company. The main goal is to protect the personal data and privacy of EU/US prospects and customers, Job Applicants, and Company’s employees. The DPO must be able to ensure internal compliance and serve as a point of contact between the company and its internal teams, data subjects, and relevant supervisory authorities.


While DPO isn’t personally liable for data protection compliance the individual in this role will play a crucial role in helping the Company fulfill its data protection obligations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Implement measures and a privacy governance framework to manage data use in compliance with the GDPR, including developing templates for data collection, and assisting with data mapping;
  • Act as the primary point of contact within the organization for members of staff, regulators, and any relevant public bodies on issues related to data protection;
  • Identify and evaluate the company’s data processing activities;
  • Develop and implement the company’s privacy policies and processes in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable privacy legislations (e.g. CCPA, CPA etc.);
  • Develop and execute relevant privacy compliance projects on Company level and local country-offices;
  • Hold training with staff members across different business units who are involved in data handling or processing. Promote a culture of data protection compliance across all units of the organization;
  • Maintain records of all data processing activities carried out by the company;
  • Reviewing vendor and customer contracts and consents needed to deliver services and implement projects in partnership with the company’s Delivery Management, Information Security, and Information Technology functions, and ensuring filing requirements with local regulators are achieved;
  • Conduct initial and regular security audits to ensure compliance and address potential issues and directions for improvement;
  • Conduct initial and regular privacy risk analysis;
  • Handle complaints or requests by the institutions and data subjects;
  • Report any failure to comply with the GDPR or applicable data protection rules to company management;
  • Stay up to date with changes in law and issue recommendations to ensure compliance;
  • Provide advice and instructions on how to conduct Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs);
Skills and Experience
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in data protection compliance or a related field;
  • Playing DPO role in organization has offices in EU and USA;
  • Expertise in European data protection laws and practices including an in-depth understanding of the GDPR;
  • Knowledge and expertise how to harmonize privacy processes between US-EU legislations;
  • Experience within a legal, audit and/or risk function department;
  • Basic IT knowledge and understanding in terms of data storage, retrieval and information security. (The DPO will need to be able to discuss requirements and solutions confidently with IT staff.);
  • Strong project management skills;
  • Hold at least one Data Protection or Privacy professional certification — CIPP/E, CIPM or similar;
  • Desirable: knowledge on CCPA, CPA;
  • Desirable: knowledge on privacy regulations of BY, UA, MD, LT, PL, RO, BG;
What Do We Offer?
  • 100+ technical and non-technical trainings to develop and expand your horizons;
  • Internal meetings and conferences (we like sharing our expertise);
  • English courses (both with Russian-speaking teachers and native speakers);
  • Free medical insurance in 80+ private clinics;
  • Sports activities (soccer, basketball, hockey, tennis, swimming, etc.) and corporate events (corporate parties, team building, happy hours, canoeing, etc.);
  • Free hot lunches in the office.
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