Senior Data Protection Manager (m/f/d)

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Country: Germany (DE) 
City: Köln 
Worksite / Location: Cologne HQ 


Job Function: Administration 
Job Discipline: Regulatory Affairs/Compliance 
Job Family: Corporate Affairs/Communications 
Part-/Full Time: Full Time


Yazaki is a full systems supplier of wire harness, electrical, data products and solutions enabling vehicle electrification, connectivity, and autonomy integration. With approximately 250,000 employees in 45 countries, Yazaki is driving and optimizing vehicle electrification and power distribution architecture and developing advanced electric components for hybrid and full electric vehicles. For more information about Yazaki, visit Senior Data Protection Manager (m/f/d). 


To strengthen our EMEA Corporate Governance team, located in Cologne, we are looking for a


Senior Data Protection Manager (m/w/d)


Your responsibilities:

- Planning, coordination, execution and evaluation of data protection projects with our business functions, both nationally and internationally, including related legal evaluations

- Preparation and implementation of systematic risk analysis in the area of data protection law - Design and implementation of data protection guidelines, processes and controls

 - Development and implementation of data protection training concepts and trainings for operational departments and management

- Coordinating the national and international rollout of data protection law measures and support of the decentralized data protection organization - Monitoring of new legal obligations with data protection

 - Continuous Improvement of the Data Protection Management in close cooperation with data protection officers and local data protection coordinators in EMEA countries


Your profile:

- Economic or Studies of Law or comparable qualification - Certification in Data Protection (e.g. CIPPE, CIPM, GDD certification)

- 5 years professional experience in data protection management on a group-level (in-house data protection department, business consulting firm)

- Proven practical experience and skills in handling complex GDPR and national data protection law matters

- Solid experience in providing business-oriented data protection advice - Very strong conceptual, communicative and legal skills

- Pragmatic, systematic, independent and accurate way of working

- Good knowledge and experience with IT-systems, applications and processes

- Obliging manner and intercultural competence - Business fluent in English and German



At Yazaki, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for everyone regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. 


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