Data Protection Officer (DPO)  
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Job Title:   Data Protection Officer (DPO)
Category:   Operations
Total Positions:   1
Job Location:   Karachi
Gender:   No Preference
Minimum Education:   Bachelors
Degree Title:   Bachelor’s degree in a technology/engineering/information security related field required.
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   6 Years
Salary Range:   PKR 0 to 0 per Month
Apply By:   Jun 7, 2024
Job Description:

Ensure Compliance: Guarantee organizational adherence to relevant data protection laws and regulations.

Stay Informed: Monitor changes in privacy laws and promptly update policies and procedures to align with the evolving legal landscape.

Policy Development: Prepare and regularly review Data Privacy policies and procedures to ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, and organizational updates.

Strategic Implementation: Assist in the development and implementation of the Data Privacy strategy, integrating it into the broader Information Security strategy of the organization.

Privacy Impact Assessments: Conduct privacy impact assessments for new projects, processes, or technologies involving personal data.

Data Classification:

  • Identify and document the types of personal data processed, establish the purposes of processing, and classify data based on sensitivity.
  • Implement appropriate protection measures accordingly.

Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs): Manage and respond to data subject access requests and inquiries related to privacy concerns.

Employee Training: Provide training to employees on data protection practices and foster privacy awareness within the organization.

Collaboration: Collaborate with other departments to ensure a holistic approach to data protection, fostering a culture of compliance throughout the organization.

Support Authorities: Support reporting authorities in implementing procedural control measures identified through audits, risk assessments, compliance reviews, etc.

Central Role: As the go-to person for data protection, the DPO ensures that data management policies align with security and compliance requirements.

Information Classification: Oversee the development, implementation, and enforcement of information/data classification policies, ensuring comprehensive coverage in SOP/Baseline documents.

Conduct Internal Reviews: Perform internal privacy audits and assessments to identify gaps and areas for improvement. Recommend and implement corrective actions as needed.

Third-Party Risk Management:

Work with Procurement and Third-Party Risk Management teams to ensure adequacy of assessment, evaluation, and monitoring of third-party vendors that handling personal data, in terms of their data handling practices, security and contracts, to ensure they comply with privacy and data protection requirements.

Any Other Duties:

Undertake any other related duty assigned by the HOD Information Security.

Company Information
Company Name:  Pakistan Single Window
Company Description:
Pakistan Single Window (PSW) is an ICT-based system in Pakistan providing a single window for trade. PSW is a facility that allows parties involved in trade and transport to lodge standardized information and documents at a single-entry point to fulfill all import, export, and transit-related regulatory requirements. If information is electronic, then individual data elements need to be submitted only once.

PSW will connect relevant government departments with each other and with economic operators like importers, exporters, customs agents, shipping agents, transporters etc, in Pakistan for efficient management of cross border trade. It will provide the ease and transparency in achieving compliance with relevant regulatory requirements, through an on-line facility, that will intelligently handle the information for each transaction without the need to provide same information more than once or to physically visit such government departments.

Pakistan has committed to implement various provisions of World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement that includes implementation of a National Single Window (NSW) system before February, 2022. Pakistan also needs PSW implementation to overhaul management of its external trade for reducing time, cost and complexity involved to improve its position in various global rankings on competitiveness and ease of doing business.
Guiding vision and mission objectives:

VISION: Pakistan will establish a world-class automated hub by 2022, offering services and creating efficiencies, to reduce cross border trade related costs, time and complications for improved trade facilitation and compliance.

MISSION: Improve cross-border trader processing by providing centralized ICT based services, simplified processes, effective and reliable automation, harmonized data exchange and risk-based selectivity in enforcement of government’s regulations.

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