Advisory Consultant – Data Protection

Legal Malta

Job Description

Our client is an Accounting firm based in Zebbug in Malta and is looking to employ an Advocate in the Advisory team focusing on Data Protection/GDPR compliance matters for clients. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved and build a consulting career in a challenging area across various industries.
The successful candidate should be a newly graduate with a passion for Data Protection or a drive to learn and hold a University Law degree or equivalent.

Reference #: GC002304

Job Responsibilities

  • Help clients develop an understanding of operational processes and controls, and support in assessing their effectiveness in mitigating data protection risks;
  • Carry out GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) readiness assessments at clients;
  • Support clients across their customer privacy queries and complaints;
  • Create and deliver clients’ employee training and awareness;
  • Develop relevant policies, procedures and standards (privacy, classification, archiving, retention, etc);
  • Support in fulfilling Data Protection Privacy Impact Assessments;
  • Provide ongoing compliance support to clients in relation to GDPR matters;
  • Develop and maintain a strong communication channel with clients at all times;
  • Liaise with the firm’s cyber security team on information security aspects of client engagements.

Requirements

  • An understanding of the Data Protection Act, the EU GDPR and its implications for businesses;
  • An understanding of regulatory compliance, investigation or audit;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Comfortable in presenting to and dealing with all levels of staff;
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise tasks and projects;
  • Propensity and willingness to take a proactive approach with minimal supervision;
  • Self-motivated, driven to excellence and a keen eye for detail;
  • Willingness to learn and aptitude for acquiring new competencies.
  • Hold a University Law degree or equivalent;
  • Newly graduate with a passion for Data Protection or a drive to learn;
  • Warranted lawyer with up to 2 years’ experience preferably in data protection/ privacy aspect.
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