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Compliance - Data Privacy

Job Seekers Japan Risk Management Fintech

Job Description

Global financial institution is seeking a specialist in the fields of privacy and data protection to join their compliance department


  • Our client specialises in consumer and corporate financial services, and are experiencing continued success and growth in Japan, which they have identified as a key global market.
  • In line with their business goals they have also been investing considerably in further developing their governance, risk and compliance frameworks.
  • This is a newly created position for a privacy specialist, and core responsibilities would include working closely with colleagues in compliance as well as IT to implement governance processes and controls to mitigate risk and ensure compliance with data privacy laws (local and international).
  • This would include identifying, measuring and assessing risks, monitoring compliance programs, and enhancing frameworks and policy.
  • Additionally assisting with employee training and building awareness regarding privacy.
  • There would be collaboration with a global network of privacy officers on group-wide initiatives, as well coordinating with local business teams on the design and launch of new digital solutions.

Required skills

  • At least 3 years professional experience in Privacy, Data Protection or Information Security
  • Fluent Japanese to analyse local regulations and Intermediate English to communicate with colleagues internally
  • Knowledge of relevant regulation, such as GDPR and APPI

Preferred skills

  • Ability to work well independently and be proactive

About our client
A global foreign firm that is very established in Japan and offers an international environment with competitive compensation and reward benefits, as well as stability and career progression prospects

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Duncan Gilbert
Duncan Gilbert
  • Manager | Legal & GRC Recruitment
  • 81 3 4550 6573