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Compliance Data Protection Officer job at Finance Trust Bank


Finance Trust Bank

About the Organization:

Finance Trust Bank, commonly called Finance Trust, is a commercial bank in Uganda. It is licensed by the Bank of Uganda, the central bank and national banking regulator.

Job Description

Monitor compliance and data practices internally to ensure the business and its functions comply with the applicable requirements under the Data Protection and Privacy Act.
Responsible for implementation of the data protection and Privacy policies and procedures and regular assessment of the data privacy and Protection practices of the bank in compliance with the Data.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working with key internal stakeholders in the review of projects and related data to ensure

compliance with local data privacy laws.

  • Conduct regular assessments and audits to ensure full compliance with the Act.

  • Reviewing vendor contracts (including Model Clauses) and consents needed to implement projects in partnership with the bank’s Procurement and legal functions and ensuring compliance requirements with local regulators are achieved.

  • Monitoring changes to local privacy laws and making recommendations.

  • Conduct awareness trainings on data Protection and privacy for bank employees.

  • Collaborating with the Information Security function to maintain records of all data assets, data loss incidents and any data security breaches that may occur.

  • To liaise with internal stakeholders and ensure responses are provided to data subjects who make inquiries about the use and security of their personal data.

  • Ensure that all requests from data subjects to see copies of their personal data, have their personal data erased or changed are honored as per policy guidelines.

  • Ensure all reporting obligations of the bank are fulfilled.

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Qualifications and Experience

  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.

  • Qualification in an ICT related field is an added advantage.

  • Possession of CDPO and or CDPSE is an added advantage.

  • Must have at least 3 years’ relevant experience in in the bank.

  • Highly analytical and able to prioritize needs, requirements, and other issues.

  • Proper Understanding of Banking regulations including and not limited to the FIA and DPPA

  • Good communications, teamwork, flexibility, and conflict management skills.

  • Good working knowledge of SLA’s and policies.

  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.

  • Good working knowledge of information security principles, standards, frameworks and guidelines.

  • Confidentiality

  • High integrity

  • The position carries an attractive salary and benefits package.

How to Apply

Suitably qualified candidates should address their application to Head, Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, TWED PLAZA, Plot 22B, Lumumba avenue, Kampala, Uganda, and email it to as well as photocopies of academic testimonials, and a CV. The CV should include telephone contacts and email addresses of three referees, one of who should be the most recent employer.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly

Deadline for Application

July 5, 2024

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