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Imagine… you could act as a central point of contact and expert for the business and for all compliance stakeholders. Together with the Global Data Protection Officer you build upon and shape the next level of professional excellence. A function nearby and facilitating the digital strategy as well as the privacy theme of it, in a dynamic environment. About the privacy theme that is developing in society and regulation. Where you provide input for public debates on privacy and build upon thought leadership. Imagine … that as a result of your activities thousands of Rabobank colleagues worldwide become aware of relevant privacy risks and ways to deal with them. As a Senior Privacy Officer, you can make the difference!

Making a difference
  • Working with other global privacy office team members to build, manage and improve Rabobank’s data protection program and will lead (global) privacy initiatives. You will serve as a subject matter expert for those initiatives.
  • Acting as a sparring partner for the organisation to identify and address potential privacy issues and develop and solutions.
  • Specialised in privacy related themes and regulations (such as Privacy-enhanced-techniques, ePrivacy, PSD2, Artificial Intelligence).
  • Dealing with complex, sensitive, multidisciplinary issues, independently and on time.
  • You collect and process required information quickly, perform analyses and draw substantiated conclusions.
  • Giving independent, suitable and clear advice to the business and you will act as a contact point for client/privacy related requests and solve related issues.
  • You contribute to the development of privacy policies and standards;
  • Designing training- and other materials that support adequate implementation of privacy policies and enhance the knowledge regarding privacy themes for all Rabobank staff;
  • You introduce new employees to their job, give coaching to more junior experts and transfer your knowledge and skills. You give training to stimulate the increase of expertise of the business and your colleagues.

With each other

Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. Our Global Privacy Office brings talented people together to focus on building the Global Privacy Office, advice and creating awareness, compliance risk management, policy development. With you as a Privacy Officer, the team will consist of about 10 diverse colleagues in a variety of roles. You will collaborate and align with the privacy coordinates and experts around the globe and with the subsidiaries.

With you

Customer focus, Influencing skills, Analytical skills, Problem solving capabilities, cooperation and Initiative are essential for the role of Senior Privacy Officer. In addition, it's important that you recognise yourself in the requirements below:
  • Master education level.
  • 10 years professional experience whereof 3-5 privacy experience.
  • CIPP/E, CIPP/IT, CIPM, CISSP or CISM certification, the post executive specialisation course on Privacy and Data Protection Legislation at Tilburg university or a similar training is a pré.
  • Successful track record of privacy management experience
  • Capable to function in a large, complex, international organisation
  • Skilled to convince people, not afraid to address actions and behaviour
  • Capable to function in a diverse stakeholders framework with different interests
  • Development oriented, with focus on itself ánd the professional environment
  • Native in Dutch, fluent in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • You are encouraged to apply for this function even if you don’t meet all requirements above!

Growing a better world together

You are probably already aware that Rabobank is a financial services provider for 7.1 million customers in 40 countries. But did you know that we aim to contribute to real change with our 'Growing a better world together' mission? We do this in many ways, such as sharing our knowledge on sustainable financial solutions. For example, we offer a discount to corporate clients with a sustainability certification.

Do you want to become the best version of yourself? We would love to help you achieve this by continuously focusing on your growth, development and investing in an environment where you keep learning every day. We create an environment to innovate and initiate. This way, we offer you numerous opportunities to grow, exceed your expectations and to do the right thing exceptionally well. In addition, you can also expect (on the basis of a 36 hour working week):
  • a gross monthly salary between €4.330,- and €7.450,-;
  • a thirteenth month and holiday pay;
  • an Employee Benefit Budget (10 % of your monthly salary). You decide how to spend this budget, either on purchasing extra leave days, making extra pension contributions or receiving a (monthly) cash pay-out.
  • a personal development budget that you can spend on activities relevant to broaden your personal development and career, independent of your position;
  • flexible working hours and location-independent working;
  • 100% reimbursement of commuting costs if you decide to travel by public transportation! Do you still prefer to travel by car or motorbike? You can also choose a commuting allowance;
  • a good pension scheme, to which your contribution is only 5%.

Let's meet
Are you the person we're looking for? Are you ready to join Rabobank as a Senior Privacy Officer and to make a difference to yourself, our customers and to society? We look forward to receiving your application for this vacancy in Utrecht.

Good to know:
  • Apply via the button “Apply now”. Responses will be handled in accordance with our vacancy management policy;
  • If you have any questions about specific details of this position, please contact Anita Rustema, Global Data Protection Officer, +31-6 51 11 56 41;
  • Elisa van Helden, recruiter, would be happy to answer any questions about the application procedure via;
  • The application process includes a screening. Based on the outcome of the screening procedure, we assess whether new staff are reliable enough to work at Rabobank.
  • Everyone is different, and it is exactly those differences that help us become an even better bank. That's why we want to know who you really are!
  • Your privacy is important to us. Do you want to know more, click on this link.
More information
This listing is a full-time job

Active since 14-01-2019
Location Utrecht
Educational level WO / PhD
Hours 36
Level Mid-Senior level
Employment type Fixed term contract with option for permanent contract
Salary a gross monthly salary between €4.330,- and €7.450,-
Job category Financial and economic / business administration / Financial Management
Industry / Industries Banking & Financial Services
Region Utrecht
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Contact information

Name Anita Rustema
Phone +31-6 51 11 56 41