1936 Data Protection Specialist

  • Added Date: Friday, 12 April 2019
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, 28 April 2019

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  • Provide support to ITE in establishing data protection and information security department and lab;
  • Establish and maintain regular communication with the Office of Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection, to ensure that all activities are compliant with the current legislation and best international practice;
  • Provide support to ITE in drafting rulebooks and other documents related to the legal framework for data protection;
  • Assess needs for training of the ITE and government institutions’ (project beneficiaries) staff in personal data protection and data governance. Prepare training materials, execute knowledge transfer and provide mentoring;
  • Evaluate implementation of data protection legislation/measures in comparable and the EU countries (e.g. risk management, data classification, institutional roles, reporting etc.), to gain practical knowledge and experience, prepare and execute study/official visits;
  • Develop and provide inputs for TORs and other technical documents on the project, aligned with the regulatory framework for data protection;
  • Evaluate procurements against data protection requirements set out in the regulatory framework and relevant procedures/guidelines of the IFIs;
  • Monitor implementation of project activities and deliverables to ensure full compliance with the regulatory framework for data protection;
  • Report on the work performed in relation to regulatory compliance;
  • Coordinate the Technical Working Group on Data Protection and Information Security;
  • Provide briefing materials and guidance for the project management committee around data protection and information security topics;
  • Perform other project management duties in support to project preparation and implementation, as required by the PPID Project Manager.
  • Expert assistance and advice provided in support of the project activities;
  • Project documentation timely prepared, updated and maintained;
  • Ensured alignment of project activities with the regulatory framework;
  • Reports and work plans developed on time and in line with quality standards;
  • Project activities and achievements captured and presented;
  • Direction and guidance to project team and relevant stakeholders provided;
  • Dialogue with relevant ministries, stakeholders and beneficiaries established and maintained.
  • Good application of Results-Based Management;
  • Good understanding and experience in project management;
  • Good communication, coordination and facilitation skills;
  • Consistently ensuring timeliness and quality of project work;
  • Establishing lasting relationships and substantive dialogue with partners;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrating cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Demonstrating integrity by modelling ethical standards.
  • University degree in IT/ICT, engineering, management, law or similar fields; an advanced degree would be an asset.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in data protection consulting or Quality Management System Auditing (QMSA) related to data protection/information security standards;
  • Experience in managing large-scale and standards-compliant data protection projects for large enterprises (more than 250 employees) or government would be an asset.
  • In depth knowledge of data protection and related information security legislation, standards and methodologies;
  • Possession of one or more of the following certificates would be an asset: Certificate for Privacy Implementer; EU Certificate for Data Protection Officer; ISMS Certificate; Certificate for Project Management Assessor; Risk Management Certificate; Certificate for Holding Data Protection Officer (DPO) trainings.
  • Ability to function within a team, deliver when working under pressure and within changing circumstances;
  • Strong writing/reporting and presentation skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, networking and team building skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken Serbian and English.

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Contract Duration: 6 months with possibility of extension

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