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Data Protection Officer - Volvo Group

Position Description

In May 2018 changes will come and they are here to stay.

We at the Volvo Group are now looking for our future Data Protection Officer who will take the lead in continuing to develop and maintain our global data protection activities. And we believe you are the one to lead the way.

This is us, your new colleagues

In May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enters into force. The Volvo Group work with the objective of making the Volvo Group comply with regulations relating to personal data globally.

Job summary

Your mission is built upon creating trust and building relations. You will work closely with management, legal teams, Group IT and a wide range of other functions in the Volvo Group to assure we work in a way that ensures individual and customer information security. Your role is to lead the Volvo Group efforts regarding personal data legislations. You will lead a global network of data protection representatives covering our Truck Divisions and Business Areas as well as our key jurisdictions. You will

Drive the continued implementation and development of the Volvo Group Data Privacy Compliance Programme, including guidelines, training and other supporting materials

Monitor compliance with the GDPR and other data protection laws

Be the contact point for the Data Protection Supervisory Authority

Establish mechanisms to receive and manage requests to exercise rights of the data subjects

Carry out data protection-related audits

Perform risk analysis of the processing operations carried out

Establish procedures to:

manage violations of data security, including assessing the risk to the rights and freedoms of the data subjects

notify supervisory authorities and the data subjects

Establish security measures that are suited to the risks and nature of the processing operations

Who are you?

We believe you have long and extensive experience of personal data and IT law related work in a global and complex organization or of working with global IT systems in a complex organization as well as having some knowledge and experience of data protection laws. You are used to working with and report to Senior Management and have experience of dealing with risk and risk mitigation. You also have formal leadership experience and the ability to work through others. You are proactive, pragmatic, a team-player, have a proven ability of driving change and are recognized for your good judgement. And of course you have excellent English skills.

Are we the perfect match?

We offer you a stimulating and challenging work in a truly global work environment which provides excellent opportunity for both professional and personal growth.

Curious and have some questions?

Sofia Frändberg, Executive Vice President Group Legal & Compliance and General Counsel, Phone: +46 31 66 10 20 Bo Berndtsson, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, Phone: +46 31 66 13 54

Apply HERE

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Legal & Compliance contributes to realizing the vision of the Volvo Group by coordinating and providing services within the following areas: Legal, Compliance, Governance, Security and Internal Audit. With Volvo Group Legal & Compliance you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Auto req ID78238BR

Entity Group Legal & Compliance

State / Province Västra Götaland

City/Town Göteborg

Employment/Assignment Type Regular

Travel Required (maximum) Occasional

Functional Area Legal & Security

Job Expires 14-Jan-2018

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