Data protection manager

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Data protection manager

Location : Brussels

Data Protection Legal Expert

The goal

bpost is always on the move. For our people, we create an environment of challenging projects, inspiring partnerships and state-of-the-art technology, with attractive job opportunities and training programmes for everyone. 

bpost operates in a complex regulatory environment which is constantly changing and provides both risks and opportunities. The compliance with the new regulation on the protection of personal data for a company the size of bpost is a major challenge since bpost is processing a lot of personal data and is in constant evolution. 

That is why we are looking for a Data Protection Legal Expert for our Corporate Compliance & Data Protection Department.

The role of the department is key to help the management navigate in this challenging eco-system in a compliant and ethical manner.

Is this mission for You?

As a Data Protection Legal Expert, you will be responsible for ensuring that our company adheres to all the legal standards as well as internal policies and procedures. The GDPR compliance program will become your biggest challenge. You will advise and assist internal customers in order to guarantee compliance of personal data processing carried out by bpost in accordance with the legal and regulatory provisions.

  • As Data Protection Legal Expert you will among others:

  • Carry out analyses of the legality of personal data processing and make recommendations.

  • Assist the Business Units in conducting Privacy Impact Assessments.

  • Act as a contact person for the Business Units in order to inform them about the creation of new tools, collect information and follow up on recommendations.

  • Develop standard tools and documents (standard conventions, guidelines, standard letters, etc.).

  • Monitor compliance with data protection laws and policies of the organisation.  

  • o Answer questions and participate in the possible investigations of the Data Protection Authority.

  • o Assist in drafting of privacy information notices.

  • o Prepare and give internal awareness trainings in order to make employees aware of their obligations, risks and the use of standard tools. 

  • o Keep abreast of all evolutions and developments in existing regulations applicable to Privacy and Data Protection in order to be able to provide adequate support and update internal policies in line with these developments.

  • o Carry out specialized legal researches in the field of more complex data processing (international transfers, processing of sensitive data, camera imaging, etc.).

  • o Give support on data breach notifications.

  • o Assist the Business Units in the negotiation of data processing agreements. 

Your profile

In your role of Data Protection Legal Expert, you are clearly a dynamic team player who combines solid strategic thinking with an innovative and creative approach. We highlight thefollowingqualities

  • You have a proven track record (at least 5 years of experience) as Privacy legal counsel in a medium or large company, combined with a master degree in Law.
  • You have an excellent knowledge of Belgian, European & International regulations in the scope of Privacy and Data Protection.

  • A business acumen partnered with a dedication for legality and high ethical standards are the foundations of your professional background.

  • You have experience in project management.

  • You can think analytically and solve problems.

  • You can work under pressure, with an eye for detail and with tight deadlines.

  • You have strong influencing and networking skills (thanks to your engaging character, your flexibility and your inclusive character). 

  • You have strong communication skills, in Dutch, French and English.

Why bpost?

Just like many other companies, we offer an attractive package of benefits alongside your monthly salary, including lunch vouchers, hospitalisation insurance, group insurance, disability insurance, a bonus, a car, the regular 20 days’ annual leave plus an additional seven days’ leave, an end-of-year premium, double holiday pay, fixed expenses and many benefits at more than a hundred bpost partners.

This is where we really distinguish ourselves:

  • You have an impact on the outside world, because as an international service provider of parcel and e-commerce logistics, we connect millions of people, businesses and communities. 
  • You won’t stop growing. Thanks to our many training programs and the many career opportunities.

  • In the coming years, bpost group will pursue additional growth opportunities, internally and externally, within the frame of its core competences. Admittedly, this creates some complexity, but above all, it creates many challenging projects (from which you get full ownership).

  • The atmosphere, the collegiality and the inclusive bpost culture are unique. And we will prove it.

  • You can focus 100% on your job, while being optimally supported by our internal services.

  • You can count on a flexible homeworking policy. Work-life balance is not a goal, but an evidence. 

  • You are part of an international story. After a series of acquisitions, we have expanded our geographical footprint to 14 countries around the world. Internationallyactive, but managedfrom Belgium.

  • With the flexible My Benefits My Choice plan, you can tailor your benefits to your needs. Decide for yourself what you need and where you want to spend less on.

The next steps

The next steps

You apply for the job
You get to know bpost thanks to your recruiter
You meet your manager and you discover the job
You start working!

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