Data Privacy Manager

The Position:

Reporting to the Data Protection Officer, the Data Privacy Manager will be responsible for the implementation of data protection principles, monitor compliance, inform / advise and report on data protection obligations.


Key Responsibilities:

Review controls implemented by the Bank to inform, advise and issue recommendations to the business with regards to data protection, privacy and compliance.
Regularly training stakeholders involved in data collection/processing.
Maintain and update the personal data inventory for respective locations, ensuring reconciliation with the information technology asset inventory.
Monitoring performance and providing advice on the impact of data protection efforts.
Assist the Data Protection Officer in conducting data privacy impact assessments at the initiation of any new/modified business process, facility, service or technology that shall impact KCB privacy posture.
Conduct regular assessment to ensure the Bank’s compliance with the data protection laws.
Be proactive in horizon scanning for proposed and actual changes to data protection laws and guidance to ensure awareness of changes in the regulatory environment, and to advise the business on how to be market-leading in its data protection strategy.
Identify and evaluate the Bank’s data processing activities and keep the Bank’s data processing inventory updated at all times.
Responding to data subjects to inform them about how their personal data is being used and what measures the Bank has put in place to protect their data.
Work collaboratively and proactively with the legal and compliance team in relation to data protection issues.
Perform other related duties as emanates from the post, as and when assigned by the Supervisor.

Job Requirements:

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

Degree in Information Technology, Legal, Risk Management or Business-related degree
Professional qualification in one of the following: CISA / CISM / CRISC / CDPSE or CIPP / CIPM is added advantage
Minimum of 4 years’ experience within a Risk, Compliance or Legal function, with experience in Privacy Compliance.
Experience in Data Privacy Laws within the region and/or EU Data Privacy laws.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain trust and credibility at all levels
Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products
Professionalism and integrity in line with the Bank values.
High-level oral and written communication skills.
A proven ability to provide independent, objective views of risk and innovative solutions to problems, with the capability to articulate these up to board level.
Personal motivation and drive exhibited through commitment to hard work, continuous improvement, and achievement of goals.
Good customer relationship management skills (internal and external customers)
Risk awareness and focus to demonstrate an understanding of risk management practices, standards, and regulatory requirements
Effective stakeholder management.


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About KCB Bank Kenya

Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is registered as a non-operating holding company which started operations as a licensed banking institution with effect from January 1, 2016. The holding company oversees KCB Kenya - incorporated with effect from January 1, 2016 - and all KCB's regional units in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and South Sudan. It also owns KCB Insurance Agency, KCB Capital, KCB Foundation and all associate companies. The holding company was set up to among other things to enhance the Group's capacity to access unrestricted capital and also enable investment in new ventures outside banking regulations, achieve operational and strategic autonomy for the Group's operating entities and enhance corporate governance across the Group and oversight in management of subsidiaries.