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Data Protection Compliance Specialist, Dublin.

AA Ireland
Dublin (City), Leinster (IE)
Pension, bonus, company benefits.
Closing date
5 Nov 2020
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Data Protection Compliance Specialist, Dublin City Centre. This position will be based at the Head Office in Dublin City Centre.

The AA is one of Ireland's leading consumer services businesses specialising in Motor, Home and Travel services and insurance. With more than half a million customers, they provide emergency rescue and breakdown cover for people on the road and in the home, as well as providing insurance for more than 250,000 customers. The AA employs almost 500 people across the country.

Package: This is a full time, permanent role with AA Ireland offering a very competitive salary, bonus and benefits. Please contact John Finn in Manpower Group Ireland for full details.

Location: Dublin City Centre

Hours: Mon-Fri 08:45 - 17:00

Department: Regulatory Affairs Risk & Compliance

Reporting to: Director Regulatory Affairs Risk & Compliance


Job Purpose:

*Assist the Director of Regulatory Affairs Risk and Compliance of AA Ireland to deliver an appropriate Data protection Risk Management framework and promote a strong compliance culture, consistent with the achievement of AA Ireland's strategic objectives and within risk appetite.
*Contribute to the establishment and maintenance of a strong effective controlled environment and identifying, assessing monitoring and reporting on Data Protection risks inherent in the business to senior management and the business.


Qualifications and Education:

*A relevant law qualification
*Certified Data Protection Officer (CDPO)
*LCOI would be an advantage

Work Experience, Skills and Knowledge:

*At least 2 years' experience in a Data Protection role
*Experience in a risk / regulatory compliance role
*Ability to work autonomously and pro-actively in identifying issues and offering solutions
*Subject matter expert in Data protection law and practice
*A general knowledge of Central Bank regulation would be an advantage.
*Have good presentation, documentation and report writing and communication skills.


Job Description and overview:

*Design and operate the Data Protection Framework and Program for AA Ireland (25% of role)
*Promote the Data Protection agenda across AA Ireland. Provision of accurate, reliable and consistent advice to all stakeholders in relation to all aspects of Data Protection law, regulation and practice (15% of role)
*Maintenance and oversight of the Article 30 Record of Processing (10% of role)
*Triaging, review and investigation of suspected personal data breaches. (5% of role)
*Keep up-to date on all developments in relation to data protection and privacy matters and changes in law, regulation and guidance. (5% of role)
*Design and delivery of an organization-wide appropriate Data Protection training program (5% of role)
*Liaison with the Data Protection Commissioner in relation to potential personal data breaches, and other matters (5% of role)
*Co-ordination and oversight of Data Protection Impact Assessments (15% of role)
*Contribute to the Regulatory Affairs Risk and Compliance Annual Plan and any amendments thereto. Management Information design and reporting to relevant fora. (10% of role)
*Other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned (5% of role)
Key Dimensions and Related Job Results:
*Maintenance of the Data Protection Framework including policies, procedures
*A monitoring program for Data Protection with comprehensive record of work done
*Article 30 Processing Register
*Register of and oversight of Data Protection Impact Assessments
*Personal Data Breach Log and records
*Advice and Guidance to AA Ireland functions in relation to Data protection law and practice
*Regulatory Communications Logs evidencing reporting to Data Protection Commissioner.
*Planning (Annual, 6 monthly) Planning and Management Information reporting at regular intervals


Operating Environment:

*The AA Ireland Regulatory Affairs Function supports the Board and senior management of AA Ireland to achieve its strategic commercial objectives through cost-effective and value adding risk and compliance management in a safe, sustainable, compliant and customer-focused manner. Our objectives are achieved through enabling innovation, safeguarding the reputation of AA Ireland and maintaining open and transparent relationships with its customers and third-party stakeholders, in particular the Central Bank of Ireland, the Data Protection Commissioner, and all its regulators.

If you are interested in this Data Protection Compliance Specialist for the AA Ireland please contact John Finn directly at ManpowerGroup for more information and a for a confidential call: 01 645 5222, Mobile: 087 621 4254 (Outside normal business hours).

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AA Ireland is one of Ireland’s leading consumer services businesses – providing emergency rescue for people in their home and on the road, as well as providing insurance for over 200,000 Irish customers and breakdown cover for 300,000. It provides rescue services, personal lines insurance, and travel, technical and information services. 

As one the largest breakdown cover organisation in the Republic of Ireland, the AA provides thousands of loyal customers with top-notch driving and insurance services year-after-year. This doesn't all happen on its own, though. It’s all down to the thousands of people working all around the country in hundreds of different jobs, keeping the AA running smoothly. 

The AA We specialise in Home, Motor and Travel Insurance and attend over 140,000 car break downs every year, 80% of which are fixed on-the-spot.

This is your chance to join an excellent, innovative and hard-working team, and become part of a well-known and much-loved company. Take a look below at the jobs we’re currently recruiting for on behalf of the AA across Ireland.

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