JOB TITLE: Group Data Protection Officer
Employing Company: Gen II Luxembourg Services S. à r. l.
Gen II Fund Services is one of the largest global independent private equity fund administrators, with $350 billion of private capital under administration. The group has over 500 employees, with several offices across the United States (New York, Stanford, Boston, San Francisco and Dallas) and in Luxembourg.
The Gen II team is the most experienced and longest tenured team in the private equity fund administration industry, with broad expertise across buyout, funds of funds, real estate, energy, infrastructure, credit, co-investment, hybrid funds, feeder funds, venture capital, retail and managed accounts.
THE LUXEMBOURG BUSINESS
In December 2019 Gen II completed the acquisition of Quilvest Luxembourg Services, with Quilvest Private Equity remaining as a client of the newly established Gen II Luxembourg Services. The business offers Private Equity and Real Estate administration services, supporting over $5 Billion of assets and providing Gen II US clients with the capability to have a Luxembourg base of operations and trusted partner in Europe.
This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the global business and become a key member of our team further developing the business. The role reports to a Managing Principal of the global business.
As the Group Data Protection Officer you will have the responsibility to inform and advise the Company Senior Management and its employees who carry out processing of their obligations under GDPR. You need to ensure that GEN II functions in a legal and ethical manner while meeting its business goals. You will be provided with active support from senior management, and ongoing training as required to meet the responsibilities of the role.
EXAMPLE YEAR ONE OBJECTIVES
- Set up of process and procedures to manage compliance responsibilities
- Develop the organisational and communication tools for the function
- Be the ambassador for the new data protection function, building employee awareness and understanding of the function and how to be compliant
- Monitor compliance with GDPR and other international data protection provisions
- Ensure compliance with our policies and processes
- Review and amend our contractual agreements
- Provide advice where requested as regards the data protection impact assessment and monitor its performance
- Maintenance of the data processing register
- Prepare awareness-raising and training of our staff
- Assist with the audits
- Cooperate with the supervisory authority (CNPD)
- Act as the contact point for the supervisory authority on issues relating to processing and any other related matters
- Any other tasks entrusted to you by your Manager
- You will pro-actively keep yourself informed about data protection and data privacy rules and follow regular trainings
- Expertise in national and European data protection laws and practices including an in-depth understanding of the GDPR
- Understanding of the processing operations carried out by the organisation
- Understanding of information technologies and data security
- Knowledge of the business sector and the organisation
- Ability to promote a data protection culture within the organisation
SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Fluent in English, any other language is considered as an asset
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including contributing to and being part of a strong team spirit
- Ability to build relationships with internal stakeholders whilst retaining an independent position
- Ability to work autonomously, taking full ownership of assigned responsibilities with a commitment to delivering quality work
- Ability to analyse and apply a large volume of technical data, and translate into simple language for a non-specialist audience
- Ability to meet tight deadlines and to work under pressure