Data Protection Officer (DPO)

Data Protection Officer (DPO)

Pennell Hart is a UAE based legal and compliance recruitment specialist. Our client is an industrial conglomerate with a diverse portfolio of subsidiary companies and assets, working on cutting edge projects, both regionally and internationally. They are now looking for an experienced Data Protection Officer (DPO) to join their award winning and growing compliance team.


The Data Protection Officer (DPO) is a senior level hire which requires at least 7 years + experience in the field of data governance.


The DPO will be responsible for mapping all information that flows in and out of the organisation and put in place procedural controls to ensure data is handled in line with global regulatory obligations You will be fully up to speed with both local and international laws and regulations in this area and will develop and implement a framework from scratch that is fully compliant with these.


The DPO will have solid data privacy experience, either from a legal or even IT background. You will be highly detail orientated and willing to take a "roll up your sleeves" and "hands on" approach. In return you can join an award winning compliance function, made up of innovative and dynamic legal and compliance professionals of the highest calibre.


This role will be based in Abu Dhabi so interested candidates should be willing to be based there to benefit from the accommodation and education component of the compensation package.


If you are recognised as one of the leaders in your field, who takes an energic and creative approach to your work we would be interested in speaking to you about this outstanding opportunity in the UAE market.

Please apply now to be considered for this outstanding opportunity. Those already based in the UAE would be preferred but our client is open to international applications.


Unfortunately, candidates who do not meet the expressed criteria may not have their applications acknowledged.

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