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Data Privacy, Ethics and Governance Manager


Job Description

  • Challenge yourself to lead the implementation of a robust data privacy, ethics and governance framework across the Group.
  • Take an opportunity to work on a wide range of high impact projects
  • Permanent full-time position based at our Jetstar HQ in Melbourne.

The aviation sector is dependent on data, systems and networks and we take our customers’ trust in the security of their data seriously. Across the Qantas Group, we collect, share, use, store and process personal information in accordance with an ever-changing and increasingly complex landscape of both international and domestic laws and regulations. We acknowledge our responsibility to protect and maintain the privacy rights of individuals and to maintain the security and the value of their data.

The Data Privacy, Ethics and Governance (DPEG) team is accountable for developing and implementing the Group data privacy, ethics and governance approach, including the policies, procedures and standards required to ensure a consistent, coordinated and compliant approach to data across the Group.

As a DPEG Manager, you will be the DPEG focal for a Group business unit or entity. You will be tasked with working with stakeholders in the commercial, Technology, Cyber Security and Legal teams to conduct Privacy Impact Assessments on projects, as well as assisting with the implementation of robust data privacy and governance processes across the Group.

You will need to be conformable addressing privacy-related queries from the business, understand the Information Classification Standards and its relationship with privacy controls, and champion data privacy across the Qantas Group. You will be responsible for creating and updating data-related Standards, Procedures and processes, and ensuring they are cascaded across the Group. You will also contribute to the Group data risk management processes, especially those related to personal information. Alongside other members of the DPEG team, you will work to uplift the Group-wide data culture and capabilities.

This executive role is a great opportunity for someone who wants to further their skills in data privacy and governance, by taking a lead role in identifying and managing operational risks related to data, while also helping in shaping our strategic approach.

You’ll have –

  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in an appropriate data-related field
  • Relevant tertiary education, preferably with post-graduate qualification
  • Demonstrated understanding of data privacy, ethics and governance requirements and awareness of global privacy and data protection regulations
  • Extensive experience in one or more core DPEG capability areas
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills in stakeholder management, influencing and training
  • Effective time management skills with an ability to prioritise department tasks while working on multiple projects

Qantas is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. By coming to work for us, you’ll be part of an organisation that encourages diversity, supports charities and environmental initiatives. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. Your personal information will be kept confidential in compliance with relevant privacy legislation.

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Applications close: 2nd December 2021