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Data Protection Officer

Finance Trust Bank Uganda

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted December 16, 2021.

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# Job Description

Work closely with the Legal, Compliance, Risk, Audit, Operations, and
Information Security units and other functions to develop and monitor policies
and standards applicable to the business and in compliance with the DPPA.

Key Result Areas:
• Implementing measures and a privacy governance framework to manage data
use in compliance with the DPPA including developing templates for data
collection, assisting with data mapping, and vendor management reviews.
• Working with key internal stakeholders in the review of projects and related
data to ensure compliance with local data privacy laws, and where necessary,
complete and advise on privacy impact assessments.
• Reviewing vendor contracts including Model Clauses and consents needed to
implement projects in partnership with the bank’s Procurement and legal
functions and ensuring compliance requirements with local regulators are
achieved.
• Maintain the banks Data protection strategy and plan as guided by the
manager Cyber Security
• Participating in the Data Privacy / Information Governance Committee and
work group sessions.
• Managing and conducting ongoing reviews of the Bank’s privacy governance
framework while aligning DPPA with industry regulations like FIA, Payments Act
etc.
• Monitoring changes to local privacy laws and making recommendations to the
Data Privacy / Information Governance Committee when appropriate.
• Setting standards and reviewing policies and procedures globally that meet
the requirements under the DPPA and any localization requirements in countries
of operation.
• Participating in Data Loss Prevention Strategy as may be guided by the
Manager Cyber Security.
• Developing strategies and initiatives to ensure engagement with key internal
and external stakeholders while Coordinating and conducting data privacy
audits with guidance of the DPPA.
• Ensure bank employee awareness of data privacy and security issues.
• Collaborating with the Information Security function to maintain records of
all data assets and exports, and maintaining a data security incident
management plan to ensure timely remediation of incidents including impact
assessments, security breach response, complaints, claims or notifications,
and responding to subject access requests.
• Analyze current security requirements and make suggestions for improvements
in line with the Acts and regulations while aligning them to Banks chosen
Security frameworks
• Participate in access control, business continuity, incident response, and
risk management needs in the organization
• Carry out Assessments on the bank compliance to the regulations and
guidelines
• Participate in risk assessments of all business applications, ICT
installations and ensure that information systems are adequately protected and
are in line with information security policies and standards.

Minimum educational and technical competence requirements:
• Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, information
technology, business computing, or any technology related field.
• Any Security related certification will have an added advantage.
• Must have at least 2 years’ experience in ICT and/or any assurance function.
• Must be Up-To-Date on Relevant Regulations.
• Familiarity with computer security systems
• Working knowledge of information security principles and how they apply to
the Institution.
• Highly analytical and effectively able to troubleshoot and prioritize needs,
requirements and other issues.
• Proper Understanding of Banking regulations including and not limited to the
FIA and DPPA
• Must have Strong knowledge of security aspects such as authentication,
access control, firewall technologies, disaster prevention and recovery,
intrusion detection, encryption, and data integrity.
• Must demonstrate knowledge and Skills in programing with applications and
database security methodologies.
• Good communications, teamwork, and conflict management skills.
• Good working knowledge of SLA’s and policies.
• Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
• Good practical administrative experience with enterprise grade technologies.
• Good working knowledge of information security standards, frameworks and
guidelines
• Flexibility
• Confidentiality
• High integrity

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