IRC Data Privacy and Protection Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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IRC Data Privacy and Protection Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

IRC Kenya looking for “Data Privacy and Protection Officer”.

Applicants with a Masters degree may apply on or before 20 January 2024.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 09 January 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Data Privacy and Protection Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

IRC Job Vacancy 2024

Key accountabilities: The Data Privacy Officer will advise and support teams across the IRC in all countries of operation and will further participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of a global data protection program.

Duties will include:

  • Providing subject matter expertise on the implementation of data protection measures as required under relevant privacy laws, including the EU GDPR, the Kenya Data Protection Act, various US laws and those of countries in which the IRC operates.
  • Acting as a change agent to further embed data protection practices throughout the IRC.
  • Working with key partners internally to review projects and related data processing activities to ensure compliance with privacy-by-design obligations and local data privacy law obligations.
  • Participating in the development and delivery of both general and function-specific training, and awareness campaigns.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Masters degree or equivalent in any area related to Data, Data Management, Data Ethics, IT, Information Security, or other relevant field of study.
  • A minimum of 4+ years of demonstrated experience in Data Protection programme implementation.
  • Excellent applied knowledge of the EU GDPR and other major privacy frameworks of relevance.
  • At least one recognised Data Protection certification (CIPP/CIPM/CIPT/ISEB/PECB Certification/Other).
  • Experience in developing and delivering policy and compliance training.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply IRC Data Privacy and Protection Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to this link Click Here

The Closing Date: 20 January 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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