Privacy Specialist

  • Full Time
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Posting Country:  Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted:  5 Mar 2024
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodacom, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it’s our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this.

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Role purpose and Key accountabilities:

Role purpose: 

  • Privacy Specialist is responsible for providing day to day effective implementation of Privacy Policy Controls in the company and its subsidiaries.

Key accountabilities:

  • Ensure completion of Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) across all products, services, and operations development processes across the business before launch.
  • Assessments & re-assessments of existing high, medium & low risk products and processes from time to time
  • Implementation of Security and Privacy by Design and Assurance (SPDA)
  • Keep track, ensure, and maintain the status of implementation of all privacy controls required under the Privacy Management Policy.
  • Ensure all ad-hoc data for analytics and testing requests from the business are channelled to Privacy team for assessments (PIA) and approval.
  • Ensure Implementation of Personal Data Processing Register (PDPR)
  • Ensure timely response to operational privacy related queries and communications received across the business both internal and external.
  • Carrying out any other duties as may be assigned by the Company.

Qualification, Core competencies, knowledge and working experience:

  • Strong Educational Background in a field of Telecommunications, Information/Cyber Security/ Information technology /Computer Science/Data Protection.
  • At least 1 year experience in Privacy and Data Protection
  • Outstanding ability to apply knowledge of Information Technology
  • High level of computer literacy exceptionally conversant with Word and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer and business-oriented approach
  • Strong communication skills, fluency in English and Kiswahili and ability to interact with other team members.
  • Knowledge of common technology management / compliance frameworks such as ISO/IEC 27001, SOC 2, SOX, ITIL, COBIT, King IV and NIST.
  • Experience in working on complex technical projects will an added advantage.
  • A reputation for self-motivation, integrity, cultural sensitivity, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate complex technical information to non-technical business units.

Commitment from Vodacom

Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences – we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.

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