EXO ARNVIND is looking for a Nordic Data Protection Officer for our customer, a global Information Services &Credit Bureau Company

This is a great international career opportunity for an ambitious individual, that wants to experience DPO and Compliance from a global perspective, and where Data Protection is a top priority.

The position is located in Copenhagen.

Job Description

Are you our customer's next Data Protection Officer ( DPO) for the Nordics?

In line with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a DPO is required for their Credit Bureau businesses to ensure GDPR requirements are being met on an ongoing basis.

The DPO will also act as an intermediary between the regulators, data subjects (consumers and businesses), and local/regional management committees.

The DPO will maintain a level of independence from the 1st Line of Defence, however, will be seen as a credible, trusted advisor to ensure the business fully understands the requirements of GDPR and the requirements are factored into commercial discussions around innovative uses of data.

The DPO will work closely with local Compliance Officers and other 2nd Line functions.

Scope of Role

The DPO is a credible and trusted monitor, advisor, facilitator, guide, and supervisor on data protection matters Fundamentally, the DPO will:

  • Monitor compliance with GDPR and other union or member state relevant provisions and with the personal data protection policies of the organization
  • Give advice to the controller/processor and the employees when carrying out a Data Protection Impact Assessment
  • Act as a facilitator, cooperating with the supervisory authority and also internally within the organization. DPO must be the contact point with respect to data subjects, the supervisory authority/DPAs on issues relating to processing, including the prior consultation and regarding any other matter
  • Ensure GDPR-related Policies are understood and embedded within the organization
  • Frequent interaction and monitoring of Consumer Helpdesk Teams to ensure consumers are being treated fairly at all times
  • Participate in the analysis of GDPR-related risks and issues as they arise


  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • Expertise in national and European data protection laws, and practices
  • Experience in advising on regulatory requirements, specifically the ability to interpret and explain in “plain English”
  • Ability to communicate and engage with regulators
  • Experience in undertaking compliance monitoring, developing processes, and writing reports to a high standard
  • Experience in one or more compliance or legal roles

Required Skills

  • A strong verbal and written communicator at all levels with experience of working with senior management
  • Influencing/negotiation skills
  • Strong relationship management skills that help facilitate a pro-active and effective compliance-to-business relationship
  • Good risk-based judgment skills including the ability to assess compliance risks appropriately with commercial needs
  • Intuitive self-starter with the ability to prioritize workload effectively
  • A role model who leads and inspires confidence
  • Proven facilitation skills
  • Lateral thinker with an ability to interpret and solve complex issues

If the above descriptions could be you – then please apply here at APPLY POSITION

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