data protection/privacy compliance advisor (6 month contract) in Sydney CBD

Sydney CBD, New South Wales
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AU$ 600 per day
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job description

Urgent assignment - Working with well known Banking group on a Compliance contract role in Sydney with a focus on Data Privacy, including Compliance advisory to stakeholders and implementation of Data Privacy programs. $600 - $730 per day 6 month contract role. Must have AUS working rights and existing Data Protection experience required. Please send your CV within 48 hours to or click apply.

Job Purpose:

  • Responsible for the implementation of the Data Privacy Programs.
  • Providing advisory support to Australia / NZ Country Compliance Officers, their teams and Global Functions stakeholders in-country in mitigating regulatory risks.
  • Supporting the effective implementation of controls necessary to mitigate the regulatory risks
  • Provide input, as needed, on implementation plans to address regulatory developments.
  • In certain circumstances or markets, the role will support Data Privacy initiatives that are under the responsibility of Compliance.

Job Background/context:

  • The enhancements to the Privacy Laws in Australia requires to have a nominated Privacy Officer who is responsible to managing compliance with relevant Privacy Policy.
  • The successful candidate will ensure that applicable laws and regulations are shared with the business and controls in place.
  • Data Privacy initiatives that are under the responsibility of Compliance, given the regulatory changes that are occurring in that area.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support in the development and implementation of data privacy programs and governance frameworks


 Strong industry experience of at least 5 years, with a background in Compliance, Risk or Control, ideally gained in a role within an international financial institution.

 Good background in project and stakeholder management across a range of business and countries

 Strong understanding of regulatory environment, in particular Privacy regulations in the financial sector in Australia and New Zealand.

 Experience working in a Privacy role in a financial services or other regulated body.


  • Stakeholder and Project Management
  • Credible in managing and facilitating work projects both on the ground and with remote units.
  • Effective interpersonal, management, and organisational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Demonstrable ability to influence peers.
  • Strategic and goal-oriented focus.
  • Commitment to co-operative and collaborative working.
  • Proficient use of MS Office
  • Ability to work across different countries and cultures.

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