Data Protection Technical Advisor

EMBL - European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Data Protection Technical Advisor

EMBL - European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Heidelberg, Germany

Organisation data: Legal Services
Job Number: HD02348
Contract Type: Staff Member
Contract Duration-Length of Time (years/months): 3 years (project related)
Advertised Grade-Grading: 3 or 4; depending on experience and qualifications (monthly salary starting from 3k EUR after tax + other paid benefits)
Closing date: 2 February 2023

About the team/job

EMBL is seeking a Data Protection Technical Advisor to join the Data Protection Office.

The DPTA will actively participate in a portfolio of activities/projects, including the Heidelberg Mannheim Health and Life Science Alliance, a newly formed innovation campus between Heidelberg University with its two Medical Faculties, the University Clinics in Heidelberg and Mannheim, the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), the Max-Planck Institute for Medical Research (MPImF), the Central Institute of Mental Health (ZI), and EMBL. Cross-institutional programmes to foster scientific excellence are the basis for its vision: to develop the Rhine-Neckar region into a leading international cluster for life sciences, health care and medical technology.

Your role

Thanks to your good understanding of the technologies, tools and IT- workflows used by the different units and departments of an organisation, you will be the DP Office's liaising point with the IT-security teams of all EMBL-sites.

You will support the DP Office with the planning and coordination of data protection requirements with the information security measures in EMBL and also in the relation with data processing in internal and external scientific projects.

Your tasks

Support the DP-team to:

  • analyse and implement the relevant data protection regulations as well as to update and optimise ongoing of data protection processes for EMBL;
  • help to develop and adapt data protection concepts as well as data protection and data security guidelines, and circulars within the framework of the principles laid down by the Data Protection Officer;
  • implement and support regulations for all necessary measures on the subjects of "data protection and IT security":
    • Contributing to the development and implementation of measures to protect information and personal data;
    • Implementing and review of organisational guidelines on site security, information security and data protection;
    • Reviewing of necessary documents in the security area (e.g. risk analyses, security concepts, etc.).
  • prepare and participate in (data protection) assessments, questionnaires and interviews.

You will report to the Data Protection Officer.

You have

Education/Skills:

  • Relevant Computer Science or Law Degree: at least Bachelor (or equivalent);
  • Experience in managing and auditing IT-projects;
  • Data protection expertise - technical, organizational & legal preferably in the context of clinical health data;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Languages:

  • Fluency in German and English.

You might also have

  • Previous work experience gained in international and/or life sciences environment is advantageous.

Why join us

EMBL is curiosity-driven, community-oriented and international. As an inclusive, equal opportunity employer, EMBL offers attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment.

Competitive salary, a relaxed culture, ongoing professional development, an on-site nursery, canteen and library all make EMBL a great place to work. Our mission has us exploring life at all levels, and creating new ways to look at the world. Our reputation is built on scientific excellence and collaboration, and the projects we take on require all kinds of people and working styles, from big-picture creatives to patient detail-seekers.

What else you need to know

We are Europe's flagship research laboratory for the life sciences - an intergovernmental organisation performing scientific research in disciplines including molecular biology, physics, chemistry and computer science. We are an international, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory with more than 1900 employees from many nations, operating across six sites, in Heidelberg (HQ), Barcelona, Hinxton near Cambridge, Hamburg, Grenoble and Rome.

Please note that this a project related postion limited to 3 years.

Don't meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. Applications from fresh graduates are welcome.

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