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Michael Page

Data Protection Officer

Our client, a leading insurance company, is looking for a Data Protection Officer.

Michael Page | Brussels | Permanent, Full-time

Published on 17 days ago

Our client is a leading insurance company in Belgium.

Data Protection Officer

Job description


    • Policies
      - setup and keep the data protection policies compliant with internal, group and regulatory requirements;
    • Monitor compliance with GDPR
      - collect information to identify processing activities;
      - analyse and check compliance of processing activities;
      - inform, advise and issue recommendations to the controller or the processor;
      - notify and communicate information about personal data breaches.
    • Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA)
      - advise on the 'data protection by design' when DPIA's are performed;
      - monitor performance of DPIA's - Define whether or not to perform a DPIA;
      - determine methodology to follow for DPIA;
      - advise on the outsourcing of certain DPIA's;
      - advise on risk mitigation in relation to Data Processing.
    • Risk Based approach
      - serve as a Local Risk officer and develop and implement an ongoing risk assessment program targeting privacy matters;
      - keep an overview on the Privacy Risk list and propose prioritization according to the associated risk.
    • Official Contact
      - represent our client on Data Privacy matters;
      - serve as contact point for external auditors and agencies, survey requests, etc. on Data Protection;
      - is the primary contact point for supervisory authorities.
    • Record-keeping
      - Keep a data inventory and hold a register of data processing operations.
    • Data Privacy Organization
      - establish a Data Privacy Organization with the major business departments to discuss Data Privacy risks and the balance with business requirements.
    • Training and awareness
      - coordinate the development and delivery of an education and training program for employees and other authorized users.
    • Reporting
      - report periodically to the Management about the status of Data Protection within our client.


  • You have a Master's degree,

  • You have at least 5 years of experience with data protection;

  • Your mother tongue is French or Dutch, with excellent oral and written proficiency in English.

  • You have strong written and good communication skills and find it easy to establish contacts.

  • You are business-oriented, solution-minded and are good at analysing and summarising information.

  • You contribute to the achievement of the company's objectives by being energetic, enthusiastic and engaged in everything you do.

  • You like working autonomously and yet also show team spirit.

  • You are able to build trust and show integrity by being genuine, listening carefully and keeping promises.

  • You have the ability to adapt in a changing environment.

  • You know how to work with standard MS Office tools.


  • A challenging career in a multilingual and international environment.

  • Continuous learning opportunities to develop your talent.

  • An attractive salary supplemented by a number of fringe benefits.

  • Our client's office is very easily accessible by public transport.


Michael Page Belgium
Laura Nabet
+32 2 290 97 56
Bastion Tower Marsveldplein 5 Place du Champ de Mars 5 1050 Brussels

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  • Master (University or Higher Education Long Type)
  • English


  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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