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Analyst, Data Privacy at Flutterwave

FlutterwaveLagos, Nigeria Data and Artificial Intelligence
Full Time

Our mission is to power a new wave of prosperity across Africa. By enabling global digital payments on a continent that’s been largely cut off from the digital economy, we’re creating the infrastructure to power Africa’s growth in the 21st Century. Founded in 2016 by a team of ex-bankers, entrepreneurs and engineers, we provide the underlying technology platform that allows businesses to make and accept payments anywhere in Africa. Our HQ is in San Francisco with offices in Lagos, Nairobi, Accra, and Johannesburg

The Role: 

  • The Data Privacy Compliance Analyst would play a crucial role in ensuring the organization’s compliance with all applicable data privacy and protection laws and regulations in operational markets.
  • The responsibilities of the Analyst will include implementing data privacy policies and procedures, assisting in the development and maintenance of the data privacy program and collaborating with cross-functional teams to analyze and manage data privacy risks.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Assist in monitoring and ensuring adherence to data privacy regulations, such as the NDPA, GDPR and other privacy regulations in operating jurisdictions.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of data privacy policies and procedures.
  • Conduct privacy impact assessments (PIAs) to identify and evaluate data privacy risks for new projects, features and initiatives.
  • Analyze and review data processing activities to ensure compliance with applicable data protection laws and regulations.
  • Monitor response to data subject requests ( including data access, rectification, and deletion requests), by customer support teams
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure privacy considerations are integrated into system designs and projects.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of privacy training and awareness programs for employees.
  • Help organize and deliver data privacy training sessions to employees, to raise awareness of data privacy and protection practices.
  • Stay up to date with emerging data protection laws and regulations and assess their impact on the organization.
  • Participate in data breach incident response activities and assist in the investigation and mitigation of privacy incidents.
  • Assist in maintaining records of data processing activities, data protection impact assessments, and other relevant documentation.

Required Qualifications to be a Waver:

  • Bachelor's degree in Law, Information Security/Technology, Cybersecurity, or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 1 year of professional experience. Relevant internships, projects or coursework related to data privacy, data protection or cybersecurity will be considered a plus. 
  • Ability to interpret and apply data privacy laws and regulations, including the GDPR.
  • Familiarity with data privacy and data protection best practices. 
  • Capability to identify privacy compliance challenges and propose practical solutions. 
  • Creative, results-oriented and excellent attention to detail. 
  • Effective communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively within a team and collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Eagerness to ensure data subject and customer rights are protected. 
  • Basic project management skills to contribute to data privacy compliance projects.
  • Passion to stay updated on data privacy regulations and industry trends.

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