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As a Data Protection Expert (DPE) you will be supporting Cigna s International Health global business, with an active role in all data protection related matters. As a DPE you will ensure that Cigna International Health (International Health) processes the personal data of its customers, employees, and providers in compliance with the applicable data protection rules. You will advise International Health business on data protection issues collaborating with compliance, legal and security experts. Ensure appropriate data protection policies and guidelines are defined, implemented and kept updated throughout the organization. Monitor and report on potential data protection issues and opportunities for improvement within International Health; contribute to the design and implementation of structural, procedural and policy improvements. Create content for privacy training and awareness courses for relevant employees. Act as a subject matter expert to advise the business on data protection issues, including completing Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) and Transfer Impact Assessments (TIA). Support the implementation and maintenance of the register of processing activities as controller and processor. Test and monitor compliance with applicable data privacy regulations, including GDPR, UK, DIFC, Asian and African DP specific regulations. Support the legal team on drafting and negotiating internal and external data privacy agreements including Standard Contractual Clauses. Support Cigna Information Protection in the event of data breaches and data protection events/incidents. Identify data protection-related security measures to be implemented and follow up on data protection-related security measures and actions. Contribute to the annual data protection report. Create metrics regarding privacy and data protection as requested by the Chief Privacy Officer. Develop privacy and data protection legal expertise in relevant strategic markets. Engage with the Supervisory Authority(ies) when necessary. Requirements : US or non-US law degree Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in data protection in an international company, ideally in the insurance health sector in Europe, Asia and or Middle East. Experience working on cross border matters. Proven experience in financial and health industry. Knowledge of best practices in privacy compliance as practiced by large US or European multinational companies. Working knowledge of current data protection legislation in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Data Protection Certifications are a plus (e.g. CIPP or similar) Fluent in English, with capability in a second language preferred but not required. Team player

Posted By Raj Singh