Data Protection Manager, Assurant, Amsterdam

The Data Protection Manager is responsible for supporting, maintaining and further implementing the Company Privacy & Data Protection Program within Europe, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and applicable European data protection laws.

The Role:

The DPM will serve as a subject matter expert on European data protection topics, design and implement policies and procedures, monitor and report on privacy and data protection issues and investigate potential data incidents.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the development, implementation and maintenance of the Company’s Global Privacy and Data Protection framework, policies, procedures, and governance model by providing subject matter expertise, knowledge of Assurant and strong project management skills
  • Serve as a subject matter resource and initial point of contact
  • Educate, inform and training Privacy Champions
  • Manage the resolution of issues that have been escalated to the Privacy Office, such as operational issues related to data subject right requests
  • Provide advice and support to enable European business areas to achieve goals and strategies while meeting privacy compliance requirements
  • Manage the collection of privacy metrics and prepare reporting for the International Privacy Officer and Global Privacy Officer & DPO to present to senior management and all lines of business on privacy and data protection issues
  • Liaise with the lines of business in the investigation and management of potential breaches/instances of non-compliance to support prompt and accurate reporting as necessary
  • In coordination with Training, develop and deliver privacy communications and training
  • Assist in reviewing data flows and developing Data Protection Impact Assessments
  • Monitor compliance with applicable data protection regulations and Company policies and procedures
  • Support record-keeping activities required by GDPR and/or corporate policies
  • Ability to translate applicable privacy requirements into business requirements and controls
  • Participate in external and internal audits, as assigned
  • Other projects, as assigned

Role Requirements:

  • College degree and 5 years minimum of privacy work experience
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently
  • Strong experience implementing privacy and data protection programs
  • Strong understanding of privacy program management and European privacy laws and regulations (such as GDPR), as well as any implementing rules, codes and guidance
  • Demonstrated strong project management skills, including ability to lead multiple work streams in a resource-constrained environment
  • Demonstrated ability of applying privacy requirements to practical use cases beyond policy formulation and compliance
  • Strong communication skills and ability to develop excellent professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders (e.g., Supervisory Authorities)
  • Ability to draft, implement and maintain internal and external privacy notices, policies, procedures and other guidance documents
  • Proficient in MS suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Proficiency in English required
  • Educated to GCSE level

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leader.

Assurant is a fast paced organisation that has large growth plans. This role will not only provide you with excellent career progression but will let you be part of the success story

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