Data Protection Specialist, Data Protection Team, Compliance, Dublin

Date: 22-Jun-2022

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role Title: Data Protection Specialist, Data Protection Team, Compliance


Location: Dublin


This role is being offered on a temporary basis for 15 months.


Are you a data protection subject matter expert ready for your next challenge? Do you want to be at the forefront of regulatory developments, leading a team of data protection experts for one of Ireland’s largest Banks?


Summary of role:


The AIB Group Data Protection Officer (DPO) has established a team that acts as the statutory DPO function for the AIB Group, including AIB plc, AIB Mortgage Bank, EBS dac, Haven Mortgages and Goodbody Stockbrokers. This role is an assistant manager role in a rapidly growing team.


The Data Protection Specialists within the Data Protection office are responsible for supporting the DPO in the execution of her tasks, and for providing best in class advice and support to the AIB Group.


We’re looking for someone who:

  • Provide relevant, consistent and timely risk appropriate advice and support to the business.
  • Attend key milestones of business and regulatory projects and provide compliance advice.
  • Review new products, propositions and product reviews.
  • Review Third Party Management risk assessment templates.
  • Represent the DPO at governance forums.
  • Deliver training to business on data protection regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of AIB processes and organisational structure.
  • Support and embed a strong risk culture at all times throughout the organisation.


Who are we?

  • We’re AIB. A strong Irish bank packed with purpose - to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. That goes for our employees too – everything starts with you. We’re made of small teams where you have the chance to shine, so whoever you are, whatever you dream of, we back you.


Why join us?

  • We are excited about how we have changed our focus. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.
  • In AIB, we are currently transitioning to our Hybrid Model and teams who have been working remotely are now returning to the office 2 days per week.  We intend to progress our fuller hybrid working plans in the coming months, where onsite days are focused on purposeful attendance, prioritising time to collaborate, connecting with our teams and wider colleagues.


Does this sound like something that you want to be part of?


You will need to show us that you can/have:

  • Expertise in data protection regulations, directives, standards and guidelines.
  • Understanding and experience of the Banking (preferred) or Financial Services sector and banking products.
  • Experience of Compliance and Risk Management in the Banking (preferred) or Financial Services sector and associated risks, clear understanding and knowledge of risk management methodologies.
  • Experience in managing relationships with senior stakeholders and regulators including the Data Protection Commission.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


If you feel you have what it takes, Click Apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information the Talent Acquisition Team can help. You can contact them on via email at


By when? Closing date is Friday 8th July


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