New job Assistant Manager, Data Protection Office, GSC'S in Karnataka

Assistant Manager, Data Protection Office, GSC'S

Company : HSBC
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Karnataka

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The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we’re leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at the HSBC Group. As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey. If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

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If you’re looking for a career where you can make a real impression, join HSBC and discover how valued you’ll be.

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world, with operations in 64 countries and territories. We aim to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realize their ambitions.

We are currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team in the role of Assistant Manager – Data Protection Office.

Role Context:

The UK Data Protection Office (UKDPO) office forms part of Group Legal Data Privacy. The team supports the UK Data Protection Officers who are the prime contact points for the Regulator to communicate with HSBC Group. The scope of the job involves liaising with all levels of management and business areas and leading on the resolution of identified breaches and providing expert level SME advice on data breaches to the UK and Group HSBC companies.

The regulator expects HSBC to have a robust internal data privacy compliance regime in place and be capable of identifying and resolving any breaches which may occur. Failure to deliver this can incur enforcement action or legal proceedings being taken against HSBC group companies.

Keeping customer information secure is of paramount importance to the Group’s ability to maintain customer trust that we can provide a confidential service. Media interest in security breaches can affect customer confidence as well as attracting enforcement action. The provision of appropriate advice, guidance and a monitoring service is a critical function which the business relies upon to help them to understand how to comply with the legal requirements and to prevent unauthorized disclosure of information.


  • Provide general administration support to the UKDPO Team which includes allocation and maintaining records and responding to general queries relating to projects, wording, guidance, breaches, Information Commissioner complaints and statistics
  • Co-ordinate the Information Commissioner Registration process
  • To enable Data Privacy compliance of Bank literature, project implementation and application forms
  • Maintain log of queries, project received, wording received log and assist with general queries across all aspects of the team
  • Respond to minor DP complaints and allocate IC complaints /Breaches.
  • Assist in the creation of monthly MI for the project team and output
    Manage the IC registration renewal process and respond to queries and amendment requests.
  • Allocate relevant documentation to DP Manager and update project related systems where applicable
  • Maintain the breach register and fully investigate the breach – escalating concerns to the Senior Breach Team Manager
  • Provide appropriate guidance to minimize financial loss, media exposure & legal action against the UK group and its staff
  • Co-ordinate renewals with Global Business/functions contacts
  • Communicate with the Regulator for renewals, queries and amendments
  • Continuously reassess the operational risks associated with the role and inherent in the business, taking account of changing economic or market conditions, legal and regulatory requirements, operation procedures and practices, management restructurings, and the impact of new technology


  • Law degree from a recognized and reputed Law College/University
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Legal team
  • Good understanding of associated legislation which may have impact on the guidance
  • Strong knowledge of data protection law and the ability to provide practical guidance
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

HSBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and, opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment. We encourage applications from all suitably qualified persons irrespective of, but not limited to, their gender or genetic information, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, social status, medical care leave requirements, political affiliation, people with disabilities, color, national origin, veteran status, etc., We consider all applications based on merit and suitability to the role.”

Personal data held by the Bank relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

***Issued By HSBC Electronic Data Processing (India) Private LTD ***

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