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Data Protection Officer

My client is a top tier FinTech firm in the world and they are looking for a Data Protection Officer based in Singapore to support the Head of Data Privacy.


Job Description
  • Work closely with the risk and compliance teams, as well as Info-security, IT and customer service to develop and maintain Privacy Compliance Program;
  • Review and draft effective privacy notices and privacy policies for the products and services;
  • Act as a lead contact for the relevant data protection authority in SEA + ANZ;
  • Understand and interpret SEA + ANZ privacy and data protection laws and other legal and regulatory requirements and licensing conditions with respect to data protection and privacy, and translating obligations into implementable privacy requirements;
  • Work with the business and product team to complete any DPIA and data mapping;
  • Support incident response efforts;
  • Support audit exercises, due diligence exercises and license application processes;
  • Conduct internal training on data protection and privacy on a regular basis;
  • Manage law enforcement related issues.
Job requirements
  • 5+ years in data protection. Legally trained is preferred;
  • Strong knowledge of major data protection or relevant laws and regulation in SEA + ANZ e.g. Singapore PDPA;
  • Experience in implementing data protection requirements into practice;
  • Experience in financial services or tech industry (preferred);
  • Strong commercial awareness with an understanding of the value drivers of the business;
  • Highly-motivated and able to work independently and under pressure;
  • Sincere desire to collaborate with others;
  • Spoken and written Mandarin (preferred);
  • CIPP/Asia, CIPM and CIPT (preferred).


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