We are looking for an experienced Data Protection Officer to join our team in Athens. Reporting to the BoD and working closely with senior service owners across the organization, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading the implementation of the data privacy program and providing full-
range coverage in data privacy planning and operations.
More specifically, as Data Protection Officer , you will :
Lead the implementation of the data privacy program and maintain the organization’s personal data inventory map;
Advise Viva’s management on data privacy direction;
Plan, develop and maintain an accountability roadmap for the data assets;
Design appropriate policies and procedures to manage data privacy and implement best practices for privacy awareness and training;
Conduct risk assessments to flag out any potential data protection risks and put in place data protection policies to mitigate those risks;
Liaise with the Information Security office with respect to the implementation of the data protection processes & practices;
Represent the company in its dealings with the authorities and regulatory bodies; and
Administer data controller & data processor responsibilities for the company group and maintain the legal requirements corresponding to the assigned roles.
To be considered you should have :
Minimum of six (6) years of combined Compliance and IT security experience, with at least three (3) being in a senior leadership role;
Degree in law (business / privacy domains if applicable), information systems, information security, or a related discipline;
Working knowledge of GDPR and relevant compliance, regulatory frameworks and data protection standards is a must;
Ability to liaise and coordinate with data protection authorities and controller institutions;
Financial Services / Banking industry experience will be considered a plus;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills both in Greek and English;
Energy, enthusiasm and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; and
An engaging, imaginative, and collaborative approach in order to set the best balance between data privacy strategies and business & technology priorities.
We are offering an attractive competitive salary and the opportunity for a rapid career development, working closely with a highly motivated team in a dynamic and fast paced environment.