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Lead Privacy Analyst

Req id:  9801

Amstelveen, NH, NL



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  



The Opportunity:


Reporting directly to the global Group Data Protection Officer (DPO), this role provides assistance to the DPO in supporting OpenText’s customers and partners on their respective data protection requirements. To be successful in this role, you need to take initiative, be able to work independently and demonstrated attention to detail.  It will be an asset if you’re familiar with data protection legislation in the technology industry and the nature of its data processing activities in cloud services.


You are great at: 


  • Support the DPO and VP, Data Privacy & Compliance with tracking and execution of privacy requests received by the company
  • Maintain a knowledge base with Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) about OpenText’s privacy and data protection framework and compliance program
  • Maintain a repository of artifacts to demonstrate OpenText’s compliance to data protection legislation and contractual obligations
  • Respond to prospect / customer questions from OpenText customer facing teams or other functions
  • Review and make recommendations to privacy and data protection contractual clauses including Data Processing Agreements (DPA’s)
  • Maintain a register of executed DPA’s
  • Develop recommendation for process improvements in support of the Global Privacy & Compliance program


What it takes:


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business, IT or related vocations
  • CIPP, CIPM, CISA, CISM, CISSP or similar accreditation would be beneficial
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a professional role with knowledge in a related area such as privacy, data protection, data governance, information security, compliance, audit or risk management
  • Familiarity and experience with international privacy laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an important asset
  • Experience working collaboratively and effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Proven ability to work under pressure in order to meet frequent deadlines
  • Ability to collect, collate and organize information with demonstrated attention to detail
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy of results
  • Demonstrated strength in working in a high change environment
  • Proficient computer skills including, word processing, spreadsheet and database applications, records management classification system and email
  • Fluency in English and preferably German language skills



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Join OpenText today.

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