Data Protection Officer

Location: Singapore
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH248628_1621480028

A prestigious fintech firm is hiring a Regional Data Protection Officer to join their team in Singapore.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design data privacy framework while utilising legal privacy laws for various entities and regions within the Group
  • Coordinate with legal compliance, IT security teams to establish enterprise risk, operational risk and data privacy risk management
  • Develop risk monitoring metrics and establish risk assessments to identify and mitigate breaches
  • Maintain data protection policies and procedures
  • Be the point of contact for audits, regulatory inspections and Data Protection authorities
  • Lead data breach investigations and advise stakeholders on Data Privacy matters
  • Contribute solutions to meet privacy obligations and implement projects on data strategy and data privacy

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Law, Science or related field
  • At least 7-10 years' relevant experience in managing data privacy frameworks with financial services or technology data background
  • In-depth understanding of Singapore data privacy regulations (including GDPR)
  • Good communication skills, capable of dealing with wide range of stakeholders across different seniority levels, teams and countries
  • Good understanding of technology business and financial products
  • Good connections with local regulators
  • Proven ability to create and maintain privacy risk program
  • Bilingual in English and Mandarin as communication with Chinese counterparts is required

If you believe you fit the requirements for the role, please click APPLY NOW or drop an email to Selicia.low@ambition.com.sg. Data provided is for recruitment purposes only. Business License Number: 200611680D. EA Registration Number: R1767640

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