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  • Posted: Aug 27, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • MultiChoice South Africa's activities involve the operation of Pay-Television and internet subscriber platforms. The MultiChoice South Africa group includes the digital satellite Pay-Television business ("DStv"), which has been in operation since 1995. Other businesses in the group are; M-Net (delivers thematic channels and exclusive content to DSt...
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    Information Officer

    Purpose of the Position

    • To create and maintain a Privacy Program that should no longer be seen as a regulatory compliance framework, it should be seen as a core value for a business to have control over its data and to be able to leverage the data, while ensuring compliance to local and international laws.

    Key Performance Objectives


    Operational Activities

    • Data Privacy work in the technical internet/mobile product-driven environment in the video entertainment industry.
    • Define and fully implement CV GDPR/POPIA roadmap, partnering with relevant counterparts to ensure that strong privacy-by-design processes are built into our online video streaming services, worldwide.
    • Oversee European and African Data Protection, report directly to the Data Privacy Officer and Chief Technical Officer.
    • Develop and implement compliance strategies in close cooperation with Engineering and Legal teams.
    • Ensure up to date data mapping (data inventory) and legitimate cross-border data transfers
    • Ensure third parties management through DPAs
    • Coordinate notification efforts
    • Review and validate new releases of platforms before roll-out in the Europe and Africa regions
    • Conduct data privacy impact assessments (DPIA)
    • Draft internal policies and guidelines
    • Draft and conduct data protection trainings to enhance a data privacy friendly company culture
    • Manage DSR requests


    • Bachelor’s degree in Law
    • Excellent knowledge of Data Protection Law (POPIA, GDPR, ePrivacy), knowledge of media/SVOD legislation is an advantage
    • IAPP and ISACA certification is an advantage
    • A Post Graduate Qualification would be advantageous


    • Experience as an in-house Privacy Counsel, Privacy Manager or Compliance Manager of at least 2 years, preferably with large technological international operating company
    • 5-8 years’ working experience
    • Excellent communication skills, ability to lobby for change
    • Independent, responsible approach to work and willingness to find solutions
    • Excellent knowledge of the English language is mandatory
    • Critical and strategic thinking, open mind, communication skills and project management

    Technical Competencies

    • Results orientated
    • Communication skills
    • Risk Management Skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Team player
    • Project Management
    • Problem solving skills 

    Behavioral Competencies

    • Relationship Building
    • Conflict Resolution 
    • Decision Making 
    • Critical Appraisal 
    • Holistic Thinking 
    • Persuading and Influence 
    • Coaching

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to MultiChoice on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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