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Group Data Protection Officer

Group DPO position in an international company


Our client is looking for a skilled Group Data Protection Officer, who will join the Corporate Legal team at their headquarter in Copenhagen.

Data privacy is of the upmost importance both internally in the organization and externally. Our client has completed the main compliance project, and the Group DPO will be responsible for the continuous awareness and facilitation of GDPR in the organization.

Your main tasks are:

  • In collaboration with dedicated colleagues at headquarters and around the world, be a business partner to the organization
  • Assist with monitoring and ensuring compliance within the data privacy field and manage the tasks mandated by the GDPR
  • Drive strategic data privacy projects
  • Act as subject matter expert within the data privacy field and work to develop, execute, and implement required operational and strategic initiatives to ensure that the organization’s continuing journey within this field will be successful
  • Perform GDPR awareness activities and training of colleagues

With direct report to the Associate General Counsel.

Your qualifications are extensive knowledge about the legal requirements within the field of data privacy, including an in-depth understanding of the requirements under the GDPR and the Danish Data Protection Act, preferably CIPP/E and/or CIPM certified. Moreover, you have relevant work experience from a law firm, private company, or public authority. You have strong legal and business acumen and an understanding of the interplay between ensuring compliance whilst acknowledging the necessity for pragmatic and actionable solutions.

You have a Law degree and license to practice as a lawyer in at least one EU jurisdiction.

You are a person who can work independently and are impactful. You have solid experience in driving processes, including excellent stakeholder management and communication skills. You possess a solid situational understanding and are able to adapt your communication according to your peers. You are humble and thrive in a global organization.

Our client offers a position, where there will be room for both professional and personal development. Moreover, you will get the opportunity to be part of a passionate, international legal and compliance team.

Domicile: HQ in Copenhagen.

For more details about the job or the company, please contact CEO Jørn Duhn, Unique Human Capital on M: +45 21 75 19 25 or Senior Research Consultant Elisabeth Haun, Unique Human Capital on M: +45 28 90 33 88. All applications must be in English and are treated confidentially.

Unique Human Capital A/S
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Jægersborg Alle 4
2920 Charlottenlund
Skelagervej 375E
9000 Aalborg
Christiansgade 30
8000 Aarhus C
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