DPO-Privacy Counsel

Tel Aviv · Full-time · Entry-level

About The Position

Gloat is hiring a full-time Data Protection Officer\ privacy counsel, reporting to the Head of Legal and Operations at Gloat.

We are looking for someone with a passion for privacy to help keep our millions of users safe and support privacy related issues

of our most strategic enterprise customers. This role will require work from Gloat’s Tel Aviv office. In this role, you are expected to support all day-to-day legal issues with a special focus regarding different privacy aspects.

We are looking for candidates who are self-starters, have high integrity, thrive in dynamic environments and have experience working in or with software or SaaS product companies.

Among other things, this position requires knowledge of:

  • Data Protection laws and an in-depth understanding of the GDPR
  • Familiarity with privacy and security risk assessment and best practices, privacy certifications/seals, and information security standards certifications.
  • Familiarity with information technology programming, infrastructure, information security practices and audits.

Responsibilities

  • To inform, advise and issue recommendation to the various departments of the organization about their obligations to comply with the GDPR and other data protection laws;
  • To provide input on legal documents such as data processing agreements.
  • To provide input on supplier due diligence.
  • Be a part of the Incident Response Team / Major Incidents Team and act as the point of contact for communication of data breaches with the Supervisory Authorities as well as offer consultation to all other members of the team in relation to risk mitigation and data protection.
  • Provide input to the Operations and Security departments on items related to data protection.
  • Inform, advise, create and where necessary maintain the organization’s data protection policies.
  • to advise on, and to monitor, data protection impact assessments.
  • Manage all internal data protection activities;
  • Manage the assignment of responsibilities to deliver compliance with data protection laws and policies of the organization including through the resources of other teams and departments in the organization.
  • Working closely with the security engineering teams to come up with privacy-preserving solutions
  • To monitor and enforce compliance with the GDPR and other data protection laws, and internal data protection policies by overseeing and managing regular audits (incl. both internal and external).
  • Keep up-to-date and comprehensive records of the organizations processing activities and any other records required to demonstrate compliance.
  • Document of all decisions taken consistent with or contrary to any advice or recommendation provided by yourself as DPO for demonstrable accountability.
  • Doing privacy reviews to ensure compliance with our privacy policy /updating the privacy policy if needed
  • Be the first point of contact for supervisory authorities and for individuals exercising their individual data rights.
  • Foster a culture of risk awareness and data protection within the organization by raising awareness of data protection issues and training staff.
  • Quickly gain an understanding of the processing operations carried out, as well as the information systems, and data security and data protection needs of the employer;
  • Any other tasks and duties that may be required, so long as they don’t result in a conflict of interests with the role and tasks as a data protection officer.

Requirements

  • 3-4 years of experience as an external or inhouse legal/ privacy counsel.
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English and Hebrew (additional languages can be an advantage)
  • Strong project management capability and strong organizational skills 
  • Advanced problem-solving skills and verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent listening, negotiation, and presentation abilities.

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