Data Protection Officer (Bratislava) (Ref. No.: 84793)

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Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the role
As Data Protection Officer you will be responsible for coordinating and monitoring data protection compliance for Swiss Re Group Functions with a major internal client focus in supporting the Group's Information Technology Strategy and Operations.

Main responsibilities:
• Applies Swiss Re's established data protection compliance framework within Swiss Re's Group Functions with specific focus on processes within the Group IT Function
• Supports the Global Data Protection Officer, Legal Counsel, Compliance Officers, as well as IT and Cloud Governance Teams to manage Swiss Re's data protection risk exposure
• Assesses data protection compliance risks across Swiss Re's Group Functions and provides effective guidance on risk mitigating measures
• Supports established incident response and data breach notification procedures as required by respective legal and regulatory provisions that is in line with Swiss Re Group policies, standards and procedures
• Coordinates and provides guidance, assurance, training, communication and monitoring of the data protection control environment within Swiss Re's Group Functions and in particular with Group IT

About the team
The Data Protection team is part of Legal & Compliance and consists of Data Protection Officers with many years of experience and diverse backgrounds in Legal, Compliance, Audit, Regulator, and Computer Science roles. We cover data protection risks in the team globally within Swiss Re. Every Data Protection Officer has an internal business client focus as well as a regional expertise area. Due to the nature of the role, developments on the technology front and with new regulations on the horizon, you will find a very agile, fast pace environment with a strong focus on supporting our internal clients to make the right risk decisions and manage data protection compiance risks adequately.

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Minimum base salary for this job from 2500 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

About you

• Minimum of 5 years professional experience on data protection compliance with a compliance, IT audit, IT governance or legal background
• Good knowledge of data protection compliance and related requirements for information technology, digitalization, cloud computing and new technologies in the context of big data and smart analytics
• Ability to analyse data processing activities, IT architectures and cloud computing solutions to make effective recommendations that support the business and IT globally
• Good "translator" of legal requirements into technical control language
• Good organizational talent and motivation to maintain good quality documentation
• CIPP or similar data protection or IT auditor qualifications highly desirable
• Good understanding of project management an advantage
• Gravitas and great influencing skills
• High level of independence and integrity
• Solid English writing, presentation and communication skills

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*We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading reinsurance company, Swiss Reinsurance Company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, we specialize in covering concepts in capital and risk management.
We combine financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. Opportunities for you. Opportunities for us.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava

ID: 3264860   Dátum zverejnenia: 26.6.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 2500 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*