Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit

Data Protection Senior Officer

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  19 Oct, 2023
  • Job Ref:  KMP-85318

Job Description

The FIAU is seeking to recruit a Data Protection Senior Officer to join the Legal Affairs Section.

Responsibilities include:

  • To monitor and ensure that the FIAU remains compliant with the GDPR and the Data Protection Act and any other data protection and privacy rules;
  • To monitor developments in any legislation concerning data protection and privacy;
  • To inform and provide advice to the FIAU on any matter concerning data protection;
  • To act as the main contact point between the FIAU and data subjects and handle all data subject requests;
  • To assist in responding to any queries concerning data protection;
  • To represent the FIAU in any fora, whether locally or abroad, on any matters concerning data protection;
  • To carry out or assist in any audits on the FIAU’s data protection processes;
  • To cooperate with the Information and Data Protection Commission or the Data Protection unit within the Ministry for Justice, Equality and Governance.


  • University degree (MQF level 6) in Law, IT or in any subject provided that the applicant has proven experience in the area of data protection;
  • Excellent communication skills in both the Maltese and English languages;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of data protection principles and laws;
  • Experience in the implementation of data protection rules;
  • Pleasant personality and be of a good moral character.

We offer:

  • A dynamic working environment;
  • Excellent career prospects;
  • An attractive remuneration package, and other staff benefits;
  • Health and life insurance;
  • Flexi time;
  • Team building events.

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