Data Protection Officer
Skellefteå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Security Advisor
Work model On location
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The security unit in Skellefteå municipality is growing rapidly to meet increased threats from the outside world and needs from the businesses. We are now looking for a data protection officer who is attracted to taking a key role within the municipality's strategy for sustainable digital development. The assignment is based on developing our ability to protect our customers' information at the same time as the pace of development increases. On our journey towards a smart and sustainable society for all, our digital development is crucial. Digitization affects all parts of society and as a municipality we need to create the conditions to make the best use of its potential throughout our operations. The role of data protection officer is directly subordinate to the municipality's head of security as one of six employees. If you are interested in being able to make a difference, Skellefteå municipality is a workplace for you. We welcome you to our team! In this application, we only want you to attach your CV. The personal letter is replaced with questions that you answer when you make your application. WORK DUTIES As a data protection officer, you are responsible for performing the tasks required according to the data protection regulation. These include reviewing the municipality's handling of personal data as well as giving advice, support and recommendations to operational managers. You act as a key player in ensuring that we fulfill our obligations and act in accordance with applicable data protection legislation. Together with the municipality's information security coordinator, you also develop the municipality's management system for how personal data should be handled based on personal integrity, security, rule compliance and ethics. This means that in your role you support Skellefteå municipality's operations to develop a good data protection culture. You collaborate closely with other functions with important roles within the municipality's development work, for example in management, digitalisation, IT, information management, law and security. An important part of your work as a data protection officer is that you stay up-to-date on what is happening in the field of data protection through monitoring the environment and trend scouting. QUALIFICATIONS We are looking for you who have university education in, for example, political science, systems science, law, informatics or archival and information science, or have acquired equivalent knowledge through work experience. A requirement for the role is that you have previously worked with data protection issues or related areas such as law or information security. It is important that you have good knowledge of the rules in the data protection regulation. We see it as meritorious if you have experience in one or more of the following areas: • Review, supervision or internal audit • EU law • Quality work • Digitization and IT • Preparation for management groups at political level and/or civil servant level You need to be a confident person who can present points of view in a rational way and has the ability to distinguish between things and people. You have clear strategies and methods to stay up-to-date in your area of ​​expertise. Making contact with and creating trusting relationships with people in different roles and situations is something you do with ease. Seeing logic and connections in complex information or environment is something you master. You have a good ability to communicate in Swedish in speech and writing and feel comfortable with English as a professional language. OTHER The Support and premises administration is tasked with coordinating and developing effective support so that the municipality's operations can focus on their various main tasks and provide more efficient service to the municipality's residents. We are responsible for the municipality's overall coordination and development of services in areas such as meals, property, personnel, finance, purchasing, information, customer service and IT. Read more about Skellefteå here: https://skelleftea.se Contact from recruitment and staffing companies and advertising vendors is prohibited.
Why you should work with us!

Skellefteå is a rapidly growing city gaining global recognition. Voted by Time as one of the World's Greatest Places of 2022 and selected by Northvolt for one of Europe’s largest EV battery factories, Skellefteå is quickly becoming the destination of choice for creative talent from all over the world. With a culture that encourages entrepreneurs to realize their ambitions, Skellefteå is a city that helps you bring your dreams to life! 

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Skellefteå is a rapidly growing city gaining global recognition. Voted by Time as one of the World's Greatest Places of 2022 and selected by Northvolt for one of Europe’s largest EV battery factories, Skellefteå is quickly becoming the destination of choice for creative talent from all over the world. With a culture that encourages entrepreneurs to realize their ambitions, Skellefteå is a city that helps you bring your dreams to life!
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