The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an independent, neutral organization providing humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. It takes action in response to emergencies, works in protracted conflicts and other situations of violence and at the same time promotes respect for international humanitarian law (IHL) and its implementation in national law.
As part of its institutional compliance obligations and fulfilment of its protection mandate the ICRC delegation in Brussels is looking for a: Deputy Data Protection Officer (Middle east, North Africa and Asia regions), (100%)(resident contract).
The Deputy Data Protection Officer [Geographic Area of Responsibility] advises on and ensures the application of the ICRC Rules on Personal Data Protection in the processing of personal data within a given geographic Area of Responsibility (AoR), and is the lead within the DPO for those areas. S/he is the ICRC interface vis-à-vis data protection authorities in the countries covered.
This position reports to the Deputy Head of Data Protection Office, based in Geneva.
He/she is part of the Data Protection Office which team is split between ICRC Geneva HQ and ICRC Brussels.
Of note that this position requires regular travels to ICRC Delegations within the Area of Responsibility (including sometimes in challenging contexts), Geneva HQ, and relevant conferences or seminars. Travelling time is estimated over 50% of the time.
CV and application letter must be submitted before 20 Septembre 2019 by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org (subject of the email: your name + DDPO).
Information about processing of your personal data is available on our website: https://www.icrc.org/en/document/information-notice-processing-personal-data-0.
Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.