Data Protection Administrator in Fort Lauderdale, FL at Consultis

Date Posted: 7/25/2018

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Job Description


Consultis, a premier Technical Solutions Provider and IT Staffing Firm with the single focus of pairing the right candidate with the right employment opportunity is currently searching for a Data Protection Administrator for a Direct Hire opportunity (FTE) with our South Florida based client.

Position Overview:

Will work closely with all corporate stakeholders, Information Security team, and Privacy team to support the development and maintenance of ongoing privacy-related efforts across the organization. Will help manage privacy compliance reporting requirements, and participates in the development and maintenance of the auditing and monitoring process for the corporate Privacy Department.


Will be responsible for providing oversight and guidance on privacy related initiatives, subject matter expertise on global privacy laws and regulations, collaborative resolution of business issues, and exceptional customer service for internal and external clients.

  • Be visible and highly engaged to coordinate and lead daily activities associated with implementation of the data privacy program
  • Educating the company and employees on important compliance requirements; training staff involved in data processing
  • Perform privacy and/or security reviews including regulatory and industry assessments (GDPR, HIPAA, NIST, etc.), risk analyses, information inventory and data mapping, vendor management assessments, and additional privacy or security compliance related projects to ensure compliance and address potential issues proactively
  • Consult with business areas on Personally Identifiable information (PII) collection, minimization, appropriate use, information sharing, proper handling and disposal
  • Develop and implement privacy awareness training materials
  • Conducts Privacy Impact Assessments
  • Serving as the point of contact between the company and GDPR Supervisory Authorities
  • Monitoring performance and providing ongoing advice to teams across the organization on the meaning and application of data protection and privacy regulations.
  • Maintaining comprehensive records of all data processing activities conducted by the company, including the purpose of all processing activities, which must be made public on request
  • Interfacing with data subjects to inform them about how their data is being used, their rights to have their personal data erased, and what measures the company has put in place to protect their personal information
  • Research and evaluate emerging privacy trends, laws or regulations
  • Assisting with other privacy and legal compliance tasks as needed and as time permits on subjects including, but not limited to, employment, ethics, finance, PCI, SOC 2, etc.
  • Works with corporate IT team, Information Security team and Privacy team to implement and monitor privacy compliance programs
  • Communicate with teams affected by new laws and regulations and monitors to assure that necessary changes to policies and procedures are made
  • Serve as an internal expert resource for privacy compliance
  • Identify and guide resolution for privacy compliance issues including effective communication of these issues to other business units.
  • Review new engineering and product data use cases to ensure ongoing compliance with Privacy policies
  • Assist with incident response and mitigation strategies as necessary
  • Respond to complaints and grievances related to Privacy issues

Required Qualification or Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (or equivalent work experience)
  • 7+ years of relevant experience working in compliance roles, including a significant amount of work specifically on privacy and data protection issues, preferably with time in-house at a technology company with established privacy compliance protocols
  • CIPP, CIPM, and/or CIPT certification
  • Must possess a strong technical aptitude and be able to effectively communicate with technology professionals; data analysis and/or coding skills are required
  • Must have extensive knowledge of privacy and data protection laws, regulations and best practices
  • Experience with compliance issues and standards at all levels (local, state, federal and international) and familiarity with industry-specific regimes (e.g. HIPAA, PCI, GDPR, etc.)
  • Experience managing project through the full system development lifecycle
  • Flexibility to travel as required up to 25% overnight travel


Please apply online through Consultis' application process. This will register you into our database allowing us to better qualify and present you with opportunities. Provide as much information as possible including telephone #s, email, local address, resume, skills, availability, relocation preferences, acceptable travel percentage, salary history, work history, references and job type categories. Should you experience trouble please feel free to contact us directly at 561-750-8745

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