Domaine: Systèmes & Technologies de l'Information

Type d‘emploi: Temps plein

Ville: Brussels - Office

Pays: Belgium

Data Protection manager BENELUX


Reporting to the Benelux General Counsel and functionally to the Group Data Protection Officer (DPO), the Data Protection Manager Benelux (DPM) is responsible for implementing within the Benelux the Group’s personal data protection policies and processes, for employees, consumers and service providers, in compliance with EU laws. The role will require (more or less) equal presence in Brussels (BE) and in Hoofddorp (NL) and some additional travelling within Europe.


The role is based in Brussels (BE) or Hoofddorp (NL).



Your Mission:


1.    Implement within the Benelux the Group Data Protection Governance program


·         implement data protection policies (in compliance with local regulations and EU laws);

·         adapt procedures to ensure Group policies are effective (including privacy impact assessments, handling procedures, etc.);

·         ensure with IT security that relevant measures guarantee compliance with data protection policies and procedures;

·         report to Country Management and Group DPO on the data protection program implementation.


2.    Ensure local entity’s compliance on data protection


·         ensure documentation of data processing including the maintenance of a data protection register;

·         cooperate with the Data Protection Authorities and act as its contact point for any related privacy issues;

·         review data protection clauses in customer and vendor agreements;

·         assess internal tools’ privacy impact and make recommendations to ensure compliance;

·         inform employees’ representatives or obtain their prior approval, with HR support;

·         handle data breach crisis situations with Group DPO and other relevant functions;

·         ensure that data subject requests are handled adequately and in a timely manner;

·         inform Country Management and Group DPO of new regulations which may impact business activities.  


3.    Raise internal awareness


·         train all entity’s employees;

·         communicate internally regularly; organize events, such as a “Data Protection Day”;

·         monitor the local evolution on data protection (participate to conferences and trainings).



Your Profile:

Our ideal candidate has:

·         between 5 and 8 years of experience in (IT) auditing, preferably with a large firm or company

·         solid knowledge of EU data protection laws, regulations and practices;

·         experience in working with public authorities;

·         understanding of digital and IT challenges;

·         business acumen and cultural sensibility;

·         strong communication skills (fluent in English AND Dutch or French);

·         a self-starting mind-set with the ability to manage projects;

·         ability to influence key stakeholders and manage relationships.



What we offer:

L’Oréal offers an attractive role in a dynamic FMCG work environment, a compatible salary with excellent secondary conditions and opportunities for further (international) career development.