Senior Data and Privacy Compliance Manager

  • Initiate International
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Mar 18, 2020
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Job Description

We have an exciting job opportunity for a Senior Data and Privacy Compliance Manager to join a leading multinational telecoms company at their offices in Johannesburg. The Senior Data and Privacy Compliance Manager will lead the development, implementation, and management of the monitoring and testing program to evaluate the effectiveness of compliance controls established to comply with applicable regulatory requirements relating to Cyber and Data Privacy.

Your key job responsibilities as the Senior Data and Privacy Compliance Manager job in Johannesburg will include:

  • Monitor Data and Privacy Compliance agenda and directives and assist first line management to implement the necessary compliance mechanisms
  • Identify potential issues with current procedures that may impact risk, audit, regulatory and legal requirements
  • Stay abreast of, and understand domestic and international privacy laws
  • Assist with drafting and implementing applicable privacy policies and procedures
  • Participate in the development of the Data and Privacy Compliance policy and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Undertake investigations related to non-compliance, identify issues and seek to resolve problems in a timely manner, in line with regulatory requirements as defined by legislation or policies
  • Assist in developing and communicating regulatory compliance policy within the various OpCos and evaluate the impacts
  • Monitor and report on the Data and Privacy compliance best practice and processes within OpCo structures
  • Provide guidance to continuously enhance awareness and understanding of Data and Privacy compliance and policy issues, obligations and requirements

Requirements for this Senior Data and Privacy Compliance Manager job in Johannesburg:

  • 7-10 years management experience or more; with at least 3 years in relevant sector / industry/area of specialisation (an understanding of emerging markets is advantageous)
  • Work across diverse cultures and geographies
  • Experience working in a medium to large organization
  • Minimum 4-year Academic Degree. Post graduate qualification (MBA/CA/Masters) advantageous