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Privacy Specialist

  • COUNTRY: Italy
  • COMPANY: Coesia Group
  • CONTRACT: Unlimited contract

Group, Company and Organisation

COESIA is a group of innovation-based industrial solutions companies operating globally, headquartered in Bologna, Italy and fully owned by Isabella Seràgnoli. Coesia's companies are leaders in the sectors of:   Advanced automated machinery and materials Industrial process solutions Precision gears Coesia’s customers are leading players in a broad range of industries, including Consumer Goods, Tobacco, Healthcare, Aerospace, Racing & Automotive and Electronics. Coesia Group consists of eighteen companies: ACMA - CIMA - CERULEAN - CITUS KALIX - EMMECI - FLEXLINK - G.D - GDM - GF - HAPA - IPI - MGS - MOLINS - NORDEN - R.A JONES - SACMO - SASIB - VOLPAK . The Group has 97 operating units (57 of which with production facilities) in 32 countries, a foreseen turnover in 2017 of about 1,600 million Euros and 6,800 employees. 

Main Responsibilities / Activities

About the role We are looking for a Privacy Specialist to ensure our Companies compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR.) His/Her responsibilities include advising on the Group compliance with the GDPR and local data protection laws, monitoring our adherence to GDPR standards and acting as a point of contact with supervisory authorities, companies managers and data subjects. He/she will also create policies to enforce compliance with legislation and deliver training to our staff to increase awareness of data protection measures. To be successful in this role, the candidate should have in-depth knowledge of GDPR and local data protection laws, be familiar with our industry and the nature of its data processing activities. He/she will be required to perform audits to our current procedures. The candidate must be proactive in promoting any necessary steps to strengthen the compliance and must be able to communicate to all Group entities around the globe. Key Responsibilities Act as point of contact with EU residents, supervisory authorities and internal teams. Identify and evaluate the companies data processing activities. Provide advice and instructions on how to conduct Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs). Monitor data management procedures and compliance within the companies. Participate in meetings with managers to ensure privacy by design at all levels. Maintain records of processing operations Ensure we address all queries from data subjects within legal timeframes. Liaise with other organisations that process data on our behalf. Write and update detailed guides on data protection measures. Perform audits and determine whether we need to alter our procedures to comply with regulations. Offer consultancy on how to deal with privacy breaches. Arrange for training on GDPR compliance for employees. Follow up with changes in law and issue recommendations to ensure compliance.

Key Competences / Leadership Attributes

Qualifications A minimum of 2 years and a maximum of 5 years of meaningful related experience in data protection and legal compliance. Solid knowledge of GDPR and national data protection laws. A Data Protection Officer (DPO) certification course is a plus. Knowledge of data processing operations in the Group sectors. Familiarity with computer security systems is preferable. A Law Degree is advised. Perfect command of the English. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.