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Data Protection Officer Job in Kenya

PRINCIPAL DATA PROTECTION OFFICER-REGISTRATION ODPC 4, ONE (1) POST- V/NO. 9/2022

An officer at this level may be deployed to head the Registration Section within the Registration and Certification Division. The Officer will develop, review and implement registration and certification strategies, policies, processes and procedures in accordance with Personal Data Protection Laws.

The officer will be responsible to the Assistant Data Commissioner, Registration.

A.   Terms and Conditions of Services

  • Basic Salary 128,684 – 197,676 PM
  • House Allowance 45,000 PMCommuter Allowance 14,000 PM
  • Leave Allowance 20,000 PM
  • Annual Leave 30 working days per Financial Year
  • Medical Cover and other allowances As provided by the ODPC
  • Terms of Service Permanent and pensionable

Qualifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a related position
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Law, Information Communication Technology, Computer Science, Social Sciences or an equivalent from a recognized and accredited institution;
  • Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: Information Communication Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Statistics, Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation, Public Policy, Law, Public Administration, or its equivalent from a recognized and accredited institution;
  • Membership with relevant professional body of good standing;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance

Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail;

  • Developing, reviewing and implementing registration and certification strategies, policies, processes and procedures;
  • Reviewing registration applications;
  • Preparing thresholds for mandatory registration of data controllers and data processors as per Data Protection Laws;
  • Issuance of certificate of registration to data controllers and data processors;
  • Establishing and maintenance of up to date register of data controllers and data processors;
  • Renew of for registrations;
  • Cancelation of registration;
  • Any other duties assigned by the Assistant Data Commissioner, Registration and Certification

Core Competencies

The following core competencies and skills will be required

  • Leadership skills;
  • Management skills;
  • Presentation skills;
  • Communications and Negotiation skills;
  • Resource mobilization and management capabilities;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Decision making capabilities;
  • People and Knowledge management;
  • Creativity and innovativeness

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are hereby invited to submit their applications indicating the vacancy number (Vacancy No. 1/2022) through email address: vacancies@odpc.go.ke or hand delivery or post to the address below, on or before 21st February, 2022 at 1700 HRs enclosing a detailed CV with full details on education background, professional qualifications and relevant experience together with copies of testimonials, academic certificates and National identity card.

The Data Commissioner,

Office of Data Protection Commissioner, CA Centre, Waiyaki Way,

P.O. Box 30920-00100.

NAIROBI.

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