Remote Data Protection Officer for a FinTech company in Czechia

Posted 15 July 2024
Discipline Bank & Finans
Diāna Beļska

Job description

Our client is one of Europe’s largest digital consumer lenders.

For more than 15 years they have been providing fast and convenient financial solutions in a digital world.

Leveraging automation and data-driven insights, they provide convenient products in a responsible way. They offer various types of loans, designed to meet their customers’ needs.

Job Summary:

Our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Group Data Protection Officer. This role is critical in ensuring their compliance with GDPR and other relevant data protection laws and regulations, enhancing data protection practices, and safeguarding Group’s integrity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and implementation of comprehensive GDPR compliance strategies across the Group
  • Act as the authority on GDPR, staying abreast of regulatory changes and advising internal stakeholders on the required adjustments to practices, policies, and compliance measures
  • Conduct thorough Data Protection Impact Assessments for existing and new projects, ensuring that any data protection risks are identified and mitigated
  • Oversee the development, implementation, and maintenance of data protection policies and procedures to ensure full compliance with GDPR
  • Monitor internal compliance with GDPR, including assignment of responsibilities, compliance reviews of data processing practices, awareness-raising, and training of staff involved in data processing operations
  • Ensure that privacy by default and by design principles are applied in the design of new business processes and systems
  • Provide regular updates to Group management on the status of GDPR compliance, including risks, impact assessments, and mitigation strategies
  • Lead in fostering a data protection culture within the Group
  • Collaborate with local data protection officers, IT, legal, HR, and other departments to ensure GDPR compliance in all aspects of data processing


  • Advanced degree in Law, Information Security, or related field
  • Professional certification in data protection (e.g., CIPP/E, CIPM)
  • Proven leadership experience and expertise in GDPR compliance, ideally within the industry
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret complex legal requirements into actionable policies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of engaging with stakeholders at all levels
  • Strategic thinker with a proactive approach to problem-solving and risk management
  • Fluency in English

Salary: Up to 4700.00 EUR gross monthly, depending on experience and skills + annual bonus

We offer:

  • Challenging projects that you will have a real impact on moving forward and delivering
  • Work in an international company operating in an exciting, competitive and fast-paced industry
  • Employee development program to support you in your personal and professional development
  • Premium health and accident insurance (depending on location)
  • Teambuilding and company events
  • Employee assistance program
  • Rewards on life events
  • Food benefit card after the probation period (depending on location)
  • Hybrid work possibilities

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