Principal Specialist

Website Vodacom

Job Description:

Managing the implementation of the Vodacom (Pty) Ltd privacy programme, including providing guidance and support to the implementation of the privacy program across Vodacom’s subsidiaries.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the management and execution of data subject rights requests for Vodacom in a manner that is compliant with privacy law and regulations.
  • Manage and support the regulatory and policy engagement with external stakeholders.
  • To provide contractual and tender support as a subject matter expert, including negotiations on contractual terms with customers and suppliers.
  • Leading the implementation and embedment of robust data protection and privacy compliance policies and controls, including Vodacom Group and Vodafone privacy requirements.
  • Advising on the implementation of privacy baseline requirements into new products and their terms, systems, and services.
  • Providing effective and timely advice relating to internal requests for disclosure and use of data.

Job Requirements:

  • Extensive experience (5yrs or more) in a regulated industry e.g., Telco, banking, management consulting or any other industry that deals with high-risk personal data usage, within a multinational matrix organisation
  • 8-10 years in a Legal or Regulatory environment with sound and balanced legal judgement and business awareness, with an understanding of the need to pragmatically assess risk
  • Admitted attorney/advocate (an advantage)
  • Relevant Legal Degree essential (LLB preferred)
  • Working knowledge and operationalisation of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) and various privacy legislations in Africa
  • 3 -5 years of experience in dealing with privacy and data protection matters is required.

Job Details:

Company: Vodacom

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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