Western Union Senior Privacy Manager in Dublin, Ireland

Job Title: Senior Privacy Manager

Requisition #: 1704778

We’re seeking a Senior Privacy Manager to join our global team in Dublin, Ireland. In this role, you will help the Director, EMEA Privacy with building, implementing, updating and maintaining a world class privacy program, with a particular focus on the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions. This is a truly international company and will need someone with an international outlook.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

•You will provide advice and guidance to support the regional retail, digital and business solutions divisions for complex and/or higher profile initiatives.

•You will lead the development, deployment and oversight of privacy focused governance and control frameworks to manage data privacy risk in a way that is appropriate to Western Union’s businesses.

•Manage the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation.

•You will, at all times, help Western Union assess privacy risk, comply with laws and help delivery of our privacy strategy.

•You will Assist the business with day to day compliance related questions and provide daily legal advice

•You will Interface with the rest of the privacy team globally

What you will need to succeed:

•At least 5+ privacy experience, preferably in an international commercially focused role with Financial Services experience

•Expert knowledge of EU privacy regulations

•Expert knowledge of GDPR and its practical implications

•Ability to manage multiple data protection projects

•Ability to influence and challenge business partners in a constructive persuasive manner

•Ability to balance privacy risk with delivering business objectives

•Strong MS Office Suite skills necessary

•Some occasional travel may be required, including international travel

What will make you stand out:

•Bachelor's degree and equivalent job experience in the financial services

•Direct experience of and responsibility for privacy compliance in one or more EU countries (other than the UK) strongly preferred

•CIPP/CIPT/CIPM Certification or similar strongly preferred

•Additional European language a plus but not essential

•Ability to influence and challenge business partners in a constructive persuasive manner

•Ability to arrive at creative solutions

•Ability to distil privacy concepts and requirements into clear recommendations for business partners

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including confident presentation skills

•Excellent organizational and prioritization skills

What’s in it for you?

•Competitive global pay and benefits

•Unparalleled experience as part of one of the most advanced compliance teams in the world, with opportunities to build valuable skills and grow your career

•Incredible learning opportunity including to learn Fintech and work as apart of a large global team

•Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

What it’s like here:

Western Union (WU) is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far, or NGO’s in the most remote communities on Earth, WU helps people and business move money globally. We have a rich legacy of innovation, and are continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels. We have a combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and territories. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!

Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity, and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better. It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together. Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or other protected category. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at careers@westernunion.com.