Cairo, Egypt


Legal, Ethics & Compliance



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Do you have a passion for brands and the history they represent? Are you an excellent communicator with exceptional analytical skills, curious and achievement oriented? Do you want to make a difference in our organization and contribute to building something new? If the answer is yes to all these questions, then we would like to hear from you. We are looking for an experienced Senior Privacy Analyst based in Cairo. A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a Privacy role, together with an excellent command of English and Arabic. RISE TO THE CHALLENGE A privacy professional within the Legal Department who will be effective in providing guidance to business and functional leaders across several markets with responsibility on a range of data privacy matters primarily in Egypt & Levant and other African markets. Reporting to the Privacy Manager, this position will require a person of integrity, commitment, maturity and judgment. Responsibilities will include: effectively building and maintaining strong internal relations at a senior management level within the relevant markets; providing guidance and recommendation of data privacy strategy, policy, and practice for the family of PMI products to the senior market and regional management and other members of the legal department, providing trusted business partnership and counselling on the implementation of new privacy laws and guidance in Egypt & Levant and other African markets; demonstrating an inclusive, consultative and thoughtful approach to achieving privacy compliance; ensuring that privacy services provided are cost-effective, practical, strategic, and consistent with the company’s philosophies; ensuring that the Law Department implements leading privacy practices and operates at the highest ethical standards. As a Senior Privacy Analyst you will be required to: - Consult with and advise the Company on appropriate legal requirements and risks related to privacy. - Counsel and advise senior management and various legal, IT security, and business teams on mitigating privacy risks. - Monitor evolving laws, regulations, and best practices in the areas of privacy in Egypt & Levant and other African markets to help identify critical legal issues and practical compliance solutions for the Company. - Translate privacy laws and regulations into technical and operational legal requirements while working closely and coordinating with information security and technology teams. - Assist the local Legal Department in submitting declaration or obtaining authorization from local Data Protection Authorities when required by local laws, or with any other interactions with the authorities. - Work closely with internal business partners to understand their business processes, applications, projects, and technologies to ensure compliance with relevant global privacy laws, regulations, and best practices. - Help design and embed privacy requirements and controls into projects, products, technologies, initiatives, and services throughout the Company. - Develop and implement effective local strategies, policies, notices, standards, controls, and training materials in the areas of privacy. - Identify and advise on legal and compliance issues arising out of various internal and external privacy audits, assessments, tests, reviews, and ongoing program improvement efforts. - Works primarily with independent judgment, consulting with the privacy team and Law Department as needed. Knowledge and experience desired to undertake this role - Solid working knowledge of local data privacy laws, regulations, and best practices. - Preferred legal background or experience in a privacy/information security, compliance, or risk role for at least five years. - Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple, conflicting priorities while managing a substantial workload and client expectations. - Experience of working successfully in a highly results-oriented and performance-driven environment with a focus on excellence. - High proficiency in English, both verbal and written. Arabic and/or French is a plus. - Proven ability to think strategically and exercise sound judgment. - Ability to maintain an appropriate perspective regardless of the delicacy or pressure of a situation. REGIONS: Egypt & Levant. FIND A NEW PATH Our organization offers you a fresh perspective. Here, you will never stop exploring and discovering. We take the concept of on-the-job learning to another level, giving you every opportunity to develop your career and reach your full potential. With innovative technologies, services, and processes, together with a competitive salary and compensation package, you will have the opportunity to interact with some of the best minds in the business, learn from them and add value.