ICF International, Inc. (ICF or the Company) is a global consultancy that supports private and public sector clients across a broad range of government and commercial business lines. Many of the Company’s business units are engaged in activities that include, for example, communications, marketing, research initiatives, behavioral analytics and insights, real-time and predictive analytics. Our Company is founded on a culture of building close working relationships with our clients and among our teams. While we continue to grow in size and scope, we have gone to great lengths to maintain a culture of collaboration, inclusivity and mutual respect. This is something of which we are proud.
The services that we provide to our public sector and commercial customers sometimes involve the collection and processing of personal data, and we take our responsibility to protect such data very seriously.
The principal role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) is to take the lead on providing EU/UK data protection and e-privacy advice to ICF’s business units subject to, and monitoring compliance with, the EU General Data Protection Regulation for the EU and UK operations of the Company. In this role, the DPO will advise on issues arising under the EU/UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ePrivacy Directive.
The DPO will also participate and contribute actively to ICF’s data protection and privacy compliance worldwide. In this regard, the DPO will act as a Company-wide advisor on GDPR and global privacy and data protection issues raising similar issues as the GDPR in relation to ICF activities that entail the processing of personal data in the context of providing services to clients.
The DPO will act as a thought leader in this domain and a reputational steward of the ICF brand.
The DPO will be supported by a team and other members of staff who are designated for this purpose and have the necessary experience. The DPO, and any staff members designated to support the DPO, will be easily accessible to Belgium/UK-based employees of the Company as well as by EU data subjects.
In his/her role of Company DPO under the GDPR, the DPO’s business contact details (a postal address, telephone number, and e-mail address) will be notified to relevant supervisory authorities (SAs). These details will also be notified to data subjects (employees, users and third parties). The DPO’s business contact details will be published on the Company’s privacy notice published in the Company’s website.
SCOPE OF THE ROLE
The DPO must be available to respond to questions and issues that arise relating to the Company’s obligations under the GDPR and related legislation from across the Belgian/UK offices of the Company. He/she shall also cooperate in the response of global data protection and privacy questions. The DPO must have a flexible schedule and be available for travel within Europe as necessary for training, compliance coordination, data breach planning and response, and the performance of other duties.
+ Domain expertise: A well-respected EU privacy professional with deep expertise on data protection (GDPR) and EU e-privacy, data management and information governance. Extensive knowledge of global privacy regulations and trends. A minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role and an understanding of the data protection risks faced by large, multi-jurisdictional organizations.
+ Leadership: History of leadership by way of collaboration. Credible ambassador and thought leader who can promote privacy, data management, information governance within and outside the Company. He/she shall have breath and credibility working in a complex, international environment.
+ Effective business partnership: Service minded approach with the view to future fit the Company. Excellent senior stakeholder management, including the ability to communicate effectively. Ability to work with a variety of stakeholders, internally and externally, including, government. Ability to provide clear advice and direction even when faced with competing demands and short deadlines.
+ Management: The competence to manage a multi-country team and projects involving people at all levels and with different aims.
+ Work Ethics: The ability to conduct the role independently and with integrity and to exercise professional judgement.
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.
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ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting services company with over 7,000 full and part-time employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at icf.com.