Assistant Vice President - Legal
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, AE
منذ 3 يوم
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This position will support the head of Legal of Emerging Markets and will liaise with various other stakeholders in EMEA on data privacy activities to lead efficiency and consistency across the ME region as well as implementation of the Global Privacy Program in the EMEA region and provide regional support on data privacy and protection and cross-border data movement matters.

Main Responsibilities : Participate in the development and implementation of the MENA Data Privacy and Protection Program, including developing and implementing a consistent compliance approach to data privacy and protection and CBDM across the ME region.

  • Support strategic initiatives relating to data privacy and CBDM in the region.Assist with management of the program and its core elements, including PIA / DPIA review;
  • review and update of privacy notices; records of processing activities; and advisory support for privacy incidentsProvide input in developing and enhancing privacy compliance-related policies, procedures, processes and internal controls in support of the Global Privacy Program.

    Provide reports and advice to the Head of Legal and support on reporting to senior leadership, as well as to committees and senior management on regional privacy related issues, trends, exceptions, and program enhancements within the ME regionMaintain a current awareness of the privacy and CBDM regulatory environment throughout the ME region and demonstrate a strong working knowledge of privacy and CBDM laws and regulations in MENA and GDPRSupport on reporting to regional Business / Support Unit Management of relevant privacy related informationSupport on remedial measures in response to issues raised in examinations, audits and quality control testingWorking with the EMEA Head of Data Privacy, support the Data Protection Officer to discharge their responsibilities including by : Advising MUFG and members of staff, including Business Process Owners (BPOs) of their data privacy and protection obligations, raising awareness within MUFG of data privacy and protection requirements and delivering training when necessaryAdvising and supporting on data protection impact assessmentsOverseeing and supporting on requests from individuals to exercise their data subject rights to ensure they are fulfilled within required time frames, partnering with Legal on requests related to contentious mattersSupporting on breach reporting procedures (alongside other incident management processes) to ensure that data protection breaches are investigated and reported where required within applicable time framesMaintaining MUFG’s records of processing activities across all regions.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIESTasks across MUFG’s Banking arm and Securities business under a dual-hat arrangement. Under this arrangement, the role will act and make decisions on behalf of both the Bank and Securities business, subject to the same remit and level of authority, and irrespective of the entity which employs the successful candidate.

    WORK EXPERIENCEEssential : Relevant compliance or legal experience and an emphasis on data privacy and protectionPreferred : Experience in the banking / financial services industryExperience advising on data privacy issues within a complex, global organizationSKILLS AND EXPERIENCEFunctional / Technical Competencies : Essential : Good working knowledge of data privacy and protection laws and regulationsAbility to embed privacy compliance in the business in a practical and effective manner Education / Qualifications : Essential : University degree or equivalentPERSONAL REQUIREMENTS- Excellent communication skills- Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability- A proactive, motivated approach.

  • The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly- The ability to demonstrate sound judgement- A structured and logical approach to work- Strong problem solving skills- A creative and innovative approach to work- Good interpersonal skills- Good attention to detail and accuracy- Cultural awareness- Excellent Microsoft Office skillsERFORMANCE AND DUTIESThe role holder will be assessed in accordance with their employing entity’s performance framework and process with relevant input obtained from the dual hatting entity as relevant.
  • As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and emended in consultation with the role holder.

    The role holder will carry out other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the role as requested by their line manager or Department Head.

    MANAGING CONFLICTS OF INTERESTThe role holder will have responsibilities for both MUFG Bank and MUFG Securities EMEA plc.

    The role holder will be required to perform their duties and responsibilities on an entity neutral basis, without favour.

    The role holder is required to follow regulatory requirements applicable to ensure each business is appropriately supported and to maintain the legal entity integrity of each of MUFG Bank and MUS.

    Working terms are dictated by functional mandates, the terms of the Dual-Hat Arrangement Agreement in place between MUFG Bank and MUFG Securities EMEA plc and any other relevant agreements entered into between MUFG Bank and MUFG Securities EMEA plc.

    The role holder will have responsibility for identifying and resolving where there may be a difference or conflict in needs between MUFG Bank and MUFG Securities EMEA plc, escalating to their manager where required.

    We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count.

    We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.

    We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.

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