• Data Protection Manager (f/m)

    Job Locations DE-BR-Potsdam
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(12/14/2018 6:42 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Legal / Compliance
  • Overview

    We are the automotive finance captive organization of Opel and Vauxhall. Trading under strong local brands such as Opel Bank, Opel Financial Services and Vauxhall Finance, we provide access to reliable vehicles that affordably enhance the lives of our customers.


    With a team of around 1200 employees, we are committed to meet the mobility needs of our customers across Europe, while sustaining and developing our brands with competitive and attractive finance solutions.


    Our objective is to develop our employees so that they can increase their skillset for future opportunities throughout our European offices, we promote individual learning and development at all levels to help you to become the best.



    The Data Protection Office is the central core of the organizational-wide Data Protection Structure and ensures a consolidated and standardized approach within the Data Protection Program of Opel Vauxhall Finance (OVF).


    We have an open position in our Team in Potsdam for a Data Protection Manager (f/m)

    • You will be responsible for supporting the Head of Data Protection and the overall Data Protection Team in the development, management and maintenance of the organizational-wide Data Protection Program.
    • You are involved in the developing and maintaining a sound understanding of the existing regulatory environment in relation to Data Protection; supporting with various aspects of identifying Data Protection risks, supporting local Data Protection Officers (DPOs); cooperating with relevant stakeholders including Information Security, Procurement, Legal and IT and supporting the development of appropriate controls within the Program
    • The Data Protection Team relies on your support in promoting organizational compliance with applicable rules, laws and regulations
    • In consultation with Legal, develop and maintain current knowledge of GDPR and of applicable Data Protection related laws, rules, regulations, guidance to support the promotion to organizational adaptation and compliance regarding Data Protection
    • You will liaise with the DPO's in the enhancement, maintenance and delivery of a Data Protection monitoring and testing program (Data Protection Control Framework)


    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Law or Economics/IT or related field required
    • Sound knowledge of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other Data Protection related Laws and Regulations
    • 3-5 years of Data Protection related experience as Data Protection Officer or within similar roles or certification in Data Protection
    • Fundamental knowledge about IT security standards, IT profiling, interfaces and encryption standards
    • 3 years or more of management experience
    • Demonstrated experience with Data Protection compliance risk management, including risk identification, evaluation, mitigation and management
    • Experience regarding the development of Data Protection compliance management systems; Data Protection compliance management framework development and execution
    • Demonstrates ability to prioritize workload individually and for junior staff, balance multiple cross-functional duties and drive deadlines in a consistent manner
    • Support presentations, reviews, discussions from Data Protection topics to all relevant stakeholders



    • Excellent comprehension, verbal and written skills in English
    • Fluent in German
    • Additional language skills preferred (e.g. French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch)

    What's on offer for you?


    We offer a competitive salary as well as 30 days of holiday. We have an excellent Opel Car lease scheme open to our entire company and our employees enjoy a wide range of professional as well as vocational development.


    Join our Team in Potsdam we are looking forward to your application:


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