Governance Risk and Compliance Team Leader

Aggregate function:  Shared Services
Business Area:  Security Operations_VOIS
Posting Country:  Romania
Date Posted:  21 Nov 2023
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Your day to day:

You will work closely with the UK based Group Privacy team, the local privacy teams across the global footprint and where necessary collaborate with other stakeholders including Cyber Security, Corporate Security, HR, Commercial, Technology, Supply Chain Management (SCM) to drive key objectives to completion. You will be expected to maintain process descriptions and other such documentation in your area of responsibilities and to soundly perform fact gathering, analysis of privacy issues and driving issue and risk management advisory activities on a day-to-day basis, as well as to produce, validate and distribute regular reports. Be part of a high impact, high volume and high intensity team, providing world class Privacy 2nd line of defense activities to a wide range of internal stakeholders. You will join our new VOIS Privacy team and support the continuous improvement of our Privacy Programme with the following key accountabilities:

  With these activities, you will have a great impact on our business:

•    Lead, motivate and manage a team of GRC analysts and specialists.  Provide direction, recognize high performance, encourage creativity and resolve issues and conflict.  You will act proactively to oversee smooth day to day operations with global processes and effective collaboration across teams.
•    Monitoring and reporting the effectiveness of the privacy controls at policy and operational control levels, across a range of data processing activities, functions and entities; 
•    Conducting regular reviews of data processing activities.
•    Articulating and communicating critical privacy risks and gaps to senior stakeholders and identifying and agreeing remedial actions.
•    Performing quality reviews of privacy assessments performed on processes, products, services and platforms.
•    Identifying the areas of risk in relation to data privacy and recommend solutions. 
•    Keeping the operational issue and strategic risk registers up-to-date and develop reports/dashboards
•    Identifying and implementing new monitoring approaches, procedures and technologies to respond the ever changing regulatory and technology landscape 
•    Driving standardization and centralization of control practices and ambassador central tools

With these skills, you are a great candidate:

•    Strong leadership skills having managed, motivated and developed a team of 6-8 direct reports.
•    3-5 years’ experience in privacy/compliance/internal audit;
•    Good understanding of global privacy regulatory landscape in telecommunication, technology and online businesses;
•    Good mix of auditor and advisory skillset;
•    Structured, process mind-set and desire for continuous improvement;
•    Knowledge of compliance management standards, tools, methodologies and best practices;
•    Excellent organization skills, able to handle multiple requests with differing priorities and stakeholders.

Sounds like the perfect job? We’ve got even more to offer:

•    Work from home - a hybrid approach
•    Medical and dental services 
•    Life insurance 
•    Dedicated employee phone subscription 
•    Special discounts for gyms and retailers 
•    Annual Company Bonus 
•    Ongoing Education – we continuously invest in you to ensure you have everything needed to excel on the job and enhance your skills 
•    You get to work with tried and trusted web-technology 
•    Getting in on the ground floor of a technology changing company 
•    Flexible Vacation – Take time off when you need it, we trust you! 
•    Sounds interesting? Apply! 

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.