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Data Protection Officer (AVP Level)

Job Description

Position Title

AVP / VP – Risk Management & Fraud Monitoring


Data Protection Officer

Reporting To

Chief of Risk, Information & Cyber Security

Key Responsibilities

  • Formulation and Implementation of Data Governance Policy.
  • Manage data as a strategic asset and operationalize data governance, data quality and other controls.
  • Enable holistic governance by bringing all data as well as data privacy related activities under one umbrella and put in place operational controls such as data governance.
  • Setting standards for legal & regulatory compliance, data policy and data retention.
  • Provide information and advice to the Company on matters relating to fulfilling its obligations under existing / proposed Acts / Regulations on Data Protection.
  • Monitor personal data processing activities of the Company so as to ensure compliance with existing / proposed Acts / Regulations on Data Protection.
  • Carry out data protection impact assessments and reviews.
  • Establish, standardize and implement the process for internal and external data sharing requirements. And will be the point of contact for data request(s) received from any external sources including Regulators / Government / Statutory Authorities.
  • Single point of contact for implementation of data privacy acts/regulations like EU GDPR, proposed Indian Data Protection Bill etc. and point of contact for data protection authorities under the aforesaid regulations.
  • Be the grievance redressal officer for all data privacy issues / complaints.
  • Be the convener of the Data Governance Committee

Critical competencies

Exposure to one or more of the following areas shall be preferred, but not mandatory.

  • Operations and / or Information Technology / Security
  • Risk and / or Information Security
  • Implementation of Data Protection Solutions

Person Profile

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Process oriented
  • Experience in handling projects
  • CISA, CISM, CRISC or similar qualification

Key Interactions


  1. Chief of Risk, Information & Cyber Security 
  2. Data Governance Committee
  3. Information Security & Technology Team
  4. Departmental / Regional Heads
  5. Data Protection Authorities (European Union & India)

Measures of success

  • Effective and Timely implementation of data governance policy and procedures
  • Ensuring compliance with data protection regulations
  • TAT for resolution of data privacy issues / complaints


Corporate Office, Mumbai


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