Senior Associate Data Protection vacancy at AWO
The role primarily involves delivering data protection services to clients from a range of sectors, including but not limited to commercial clients, non-profit organisations and international humanitarian actors.
Hours of work
They’re a new agency working across the world to shape, apply and enforce data rights. They have lawyers, policy experts, technology analysts and applied ethicists working out of offices in London, Brussels and Paris.
The role primarily involves delivering data protection services to clients from a range of sectors, including but not limited to commercial clients, non–profit organisations and international humanitarian actors. You will need to deliver some projects independently and others as part of a project team, under the supervision of the Senior Manager, DP and the Senior Advisor, DP.
In addition to your core responsibilities, you may be requested to assist with other tasks in addition to the below as they continue to develop as an organisation.
Data Protection Client Work
You will be engaged in providing the following services to AWO clients:
– Providing advice on data protection and related matters, including the GDPR, Data Protection Act 2018, EU member state data protection law and data protection regulations of international organisations
– Providing advice on information technology law, including the e–Privacy Directive and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations and EU member state law
– Drafting data protection policies and documents, including information notices and consent management.
– Drafting data sharing agreements, controller–processor agreements and contractual clauses
– Establishing and reviewing registers of data processing operations, risk assessment and accountability frameworks
– Conducting and supporting Data Protection Impact Assessments for new technologies, applications, projects and organisations
– Providing data protection and privacy–by–design advice
– Devising and delivering data protection training packages
– Supporting Human Rights Impact Assessments by identifying, understanding, assessing and addressing adverse effects of a project, activity or developing technologies on human rights
– Attending client meetings, preparing briefings and presentations as required
Research and Report Writing
– Monitoring developments in international, EU and national data protection law
– Monitoring developments in legislation and case law
– Drafting guidance for clients and general publications
– Producing reports, factsheets, briefs, press briefings and other material as required
– Identifying potential new clients and business opportunities, procurement calls for contracted services and other funding opportunities
– Drafting grant bids and proposals, as agreed with the Directors
– Undertaking other administrative tasks associated with new business opportunities
– Building and developing relationships with a wide range of current and potential clients, including, but not limited to: multinational companies, SMEs, philanthropic funders, civil society organisations, charities, educational organisations tech–focussed funders, start–ups, Research and Development (R&D) projects, international humanitarian organisations
– Representing AWO in meetings with stakeholders and at public events
– Assisting with project management tasks including logistics and general administrative planning to deliver client work and projects to deadlines
– Maintaining contact with clients, suppliers and consultants to ensure tasks are completed, risks and issues are monitored and flagged and facilitate good communication
– Contributing to the development of AWO’s culture and values
– Contributing to company policy and strategy development as required
– Complying with relevant AWO risk management and governance frameworks
– Complying with AWO policies and procedures e.g. expenses, time reporting