POPIA Officer (EE), East Rand (6 month contract) – Ref: 758158-1

  • Degree
  • East Rand,
  • Posted 6 months ago
  • This position has been filled

Ref: 758158-11

Job Description:

Our client currently has an opportunity for a POPIA Officer to assist the Senior Legal and Compliance Officer in the successful implementation of the Company’s POPIA Project, in alignment with the Company’s Maturity Plan.

Position details:

Define the Privacy Strategic Framework and to drive implementation of this throughout the business.
Driving regular Privacy compliance reviews across the whole Company in South Africa.
Define Privacy training requirements and drive the delivery of such training for all levels of employees within the business.
Overseeing compliance with Privacy legislation and regulations.
Implementation of Privacy Compliance Programmes as defined and overseeing the Privacy Programme, especially as it pertains to business processes.
Implementation of, and ongoing monitoring of compliance with, policies, procedures and standards defined for the company’s functions and employees processing Personal Information (i.e., Personal Information inventories, employment contract clauses, record retention and destruction, data subject rights requests, consent management requirements, investigation of privacy incidents).
Supporting the Deputy Information Officer on Privacy compliance matters through ongoing reporting of Privacy matters to relevant committees.
Mature Privacy controls in line with growing business needs.
Assisting the Deputy Information Officer to identify training requirements and the roll-out and formulation of training.
Triggering reviews of Policies by the appropriate Policy owners.
Performing periodic risk reviews to identify internal and external Privacy risks and derive risk mitigation plans.
The identification, storage, protection, retrieval, and disposal of Personal Information in line with the Privacy policies, procedures and processes defined.
Ensuring timelines as per the business maturity plan are met and implemented timeously.

Location (country, city): East Rand, Gauteng

Job Qualification & Experience:

Minimum Qualification : Formal training on POPIA
Minimum experience : 1 year


Ability to work well under pressure
Team player as well as being able to work alone
Professional and ethical
Strong verbal and written and communication skills
Excellent planning and organisational skills
Analytical thinking and problem-solving ability
Methodical and detail orientated
Computer literacy

Company Description:

South African distributor of global premium brands in the agriculture, mineral processing, earthmoving, materials handling industries.

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

POPIA Officer (EE), East Rand – Ref: 758158-11

POPIA Officer

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