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Data Protection Officer (DPO)

  • Location: Montreal, Canada
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: WW/168490
  • Sector: Cyber Security / Resilience
Job Description

Data Protection Officer (DPO) – Regulations, Controls, Risk, Compliance, Banking, Perm, Montreal, Canada


Our leading banking client is requiring a Data Protection Officer to supervise the compliance with data protection regulations, Group policies and guidelines. We are seeking a multifaceted compliance leader who can perform the fundamental roles of a data protection officer, which include but are not limited to: act as point of contact with relevant Data Protection Authorities, define general policies and guidelines, and monitor regulatory landscape on data protection regulations. Positioned in the 2nd line of defense, this role will ensure second level controls and give necessary guidance to support the 1st line of defense.  

Main responsibilities;

  • Review and advise on the implementation of policies and guidelines on Data Protection.

  • Implement and monitor employee data protection awareness program.

  • Assess effectiveness of controls on Personal Data Protection.

  • Act as point of contact for data subjects with regards to significant issues.

  • Participate in committees in relation to personal data protection.


  • 10+ years’ experience in Data Protection/Privacy and banking sector.

  • Understanding of data processing operations.

  • Experience in interacting with regulators.

  • Experience in advising on regulatory requirements.

  • Strong knowledge in Information Technology and understanding of information security principles.

Successful candidates will have the ability to work autonomously and be able to bridge the gap between deep technical knowledge and information security initiatives across the firm in order to influence business development and security protocols across the company. If you are interested in the opportunity please respond via this advertisement or email Kate Bishop on

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