Data Management Specialist

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  1. Contract
  2. English
  3. Associate
  4. Digital & Technology
  5. Basel
  6. Financial Services


Data Management, Data Protection, Data Governance, Data Steward, PDP, GDRP, DAMA, DMBOK2

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As the premier supplier to our international banking client in Basel, Swisslinx are looking for a Data Management Specialist to formalise personal data mapping and inventories and conduct privacy impact assessments as part of a PDP project.

This is a rolling 6 month contract running with potential to extend up to five years.

The role is starting ASAP,however our client can wait longer for the right candidate until October if required.

The person will assist with the new phase a PDP project, to help the team identifying personal data within the Bank (internal exchange of data) across the different Business Units.

This contractor will help us map and record data related to asset inventory and processing of Personal data to know what data is stored where etc. Tasks will include assessing risks related to the handling of personal data and making recommendations. They will also be involved in promoting best practices for mapping data.

PDP is not fully implemented and some business areas are more advanced with the topic than others, therefore we need an individual who is ready to be involved in guiding the business areas, who understands priorities and can work on a risk based approach..

Your responsibilities will include the following:

• Work closely with stakeholders to formalise detailed data inventories, mapping out the flow of personal data across systems, processes, and third parties.
• Collaborate with the IT department and different units across the organization to gather information and update asset inventories, including hardware, software, and data repositories.
• Assess the privacy risks associated with data processing activities and recommend appropriate mitigations.
• Provide support to the team and employees to ensure awareness of data privacy and data confidentiality best practice.
• Support development of information and data governance practices

An experienced data management professional with business analysis skills an understanding of personal data protection principles and regulations. We need a flexible individual with good stakeholder management skills, and an ability to pivot quickly (ablility to work across different topics and manage priorities).

In order to be considered for this role, you will possess the following skills and experience:
• Minimum 4 years of experience in Information Management, Data Protection, or in a Data Protection office, in Privacy/Compliance, Data Governance (e.g. as Business Analyst/Data Management Specialist/Data Governance Specialist etc.).
• Good understanding of data management (e.g. DAMA, DMBOK2) and relevant software platform solutions.
• Familiarity with data protection regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or other applicable laws.
• Fluency in English.

Please note interviews would be conducted via video call (usually max two rounds), however the role is based 100% in Switzerland. Our client offers:

• The opportunity to work in a diverse and international environment on a long-term basis
• 50% working from home
• 20 days working remotely from abroad per year
• Modern office in central Basel (50 minutes direct train from Zurich) with subsidised canteen

Are you interested to work in an international environment in one of the most important financial companies worldwide? Then apply now! We look forward to receiving your full application before the deadline on Friday 14 June.

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