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Data Privacy & Protection Assistant Manager


Location: Dubai
Date Posted: June 10th 2019

The Company

Consultancy in Dubai

The Role

  • Assist clients in designing, deploying and managing repeatable strategic solutions for the management of data privacy;
  • Assist clients with identifying gaps within existing privacy programs and designing solutions to address those challenges;
  • Support clients with the identification, development and implementation of technological and organizational controls to support the privacy program;
  • Advise clients in global trends relating to data privacy requirements and work collaboratively with them to enhance capabilities;
  • Contribute to leadership in client organizations and external market place;
  • Be up to date on industry trends around data privacy and cyber risk practices.

The Person

Professional Knowledge and Experience

  • (3 – 6) years working in a consulting role as a Data Privacy consultant or related field experience;
  • A Bachelor\'s Degree in information systems, computer science or a related field;
  • Understand how strategic business requirements align with privacy and security requirements. This includes a thorough understanding of how privacy relates to business drivers, legal requirements, marketing functions, technical / security controls, and organizational operational risk tolerance;
  • Experience performing surveys and inventories across regional and global distributed organizations; including application, database and policy inventories a plus;
  • Experience building privacy requirements frameworks / matrices and performing audits of networks, operating systems and applications for privacy a requirements;
  • Experience performing privacy and/or security gap assessments and producing executive management reports on current practices that expose an organization to privacy and/or security risks;
  • Knowledge of technologies used to collect, share, access and use personal data such as cookies, web beacons, P3P, JavaScript, CGI scripts, client side software, CRM, HRIS, data warehouse, and web analytic and decision support software;
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements across the Middle East region;
  • CIPP or equivalent certification desired.


  • Ability to work individually and drive the team in meeting the engagement objectives;
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and priorities simultaneously;
  • Ability to collaborate with others, work independently, initiate action, and adapt to change, make difficult decisions and accept challenging assignments;
  • Ability to lead across functional virtual teams;
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong business relationships;
  • Excellent organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to details;
  • Experienced in using Microsoft Office suite solutions.



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