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Head of Privacy, DPO

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 11, 2021
  • Helsinki
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 11, 2021
  • Helsinki

F-Secure delivers research-led cyber security to defend organizations, society and people from real-world attacks and build resilience into their approach. Our people are a mix of technical and creative experts – diverse, talented, and passionate people – working tirelessly to help us advance the industry with new ways of thinking. They lead their own development, in and out of the office. They call the shots when it comes to building a place to call home in our organization.

We are looking for an enthusiastic privacy and data protection expert to join the dynamic F-Secure Legal & Compliance team. Head of Privacy has a core role in supporting F-Secure’s best-in-class cyber security business worldwide. The position is located at F-Secure's headquarters in Helsinki.

Key Responsibilities

Head of Privacy's main responsibility is to lead F-Secure's privacy compliance activities globally, helping the business to find the right strategic approach for fulfilling legal obligations while taking into account the data driven business needs, technical feasibility and ethical expectations. The role includes advising the organization on the privacy regulations and best practices, developing privacy-related policies, processes, guidelines and creating awareness on privacy matters. Head of Privacy also monitors compliance with applicable privacy laws and internal policies and acts as a contact point for the respective data protection authorities.

What are we looking for?

Skills & Experience

  • You are a privacy expert with at least 5 years of relevant experience from an in-house role or a law-firm. Masters in law and/or privacy certificates (e.g. CIPP/E, CIPM) are preferred.

  • You have experience of designing privacy-related policies, processes, training materials and guidelines for software/technology/cyber security businesses and advising such businesses on privacy compliance matters.

  • You have experience of working in an international business environment.

  • You are fluent in English and preferably also in Finnish. Additional languages are an advantage.

Our new Head of Privacy would proactively build cross-functional relationships and foster a positive and friendly work environment. He/she would adapt flexibly to new situations and develop new approaches to find improved and modern ways of working.

What will you get from us

At F-Secure you will be part of our Fellowship. Be who you are – bring your best self.

We offer you an opportunity to develop your skills and expertise in the fascinating world of cyber security. At F-Secure, you can make an impact to the world around you as a member of the cyber security Fellowship that constantly fights to sustain people's trust in digitality.

F-Secure Fellows enjoy a competitive salary and a full range of benefits. At F-Secure headquarters you will work in modern, easily accessible and beautiful sea-side location at the heart of Helsinki.

Work with great people

Karolina Malagocka
Senior Marketing Manager
"At F-Secure we see the value of each and every person"
Robert Grześkowiak
Lead Software Engineer
"At F-Secure you won't feel bored. There are opportunities to learn new things every day."
Fairuz Zainor
Malware Analyst
"I joined F-Secure straight after graduating and now, 10 years later, I am still happy to be here."
Ruediger Trost
Pre-Sales Manager
"After more than 11 years, I still go to the office with a smile, even if it is a Monday morning =)"

Great Place to Work

  • Over 1,700 amazing colleagues in nearly 30 offices

  • Possibility to protect the world

  • Work with best of class experts who care

  • Relaxed, open and fun working environment

  • 68+ of nationalities

  • Global with the spirit of a small company

About the company

You can’t design culture!

The F-Secure team is diverse, fluid, fun-loving, and full of energy. It’s our job to preserve that, so we’ve made it our business to help individuals traverse from passion to passion, from specialism to specialism, from the flavor of today to tomorrow’s. We move with their needs, and help them build Pathways, always focusing on the things that make them happy in and beyond of the office.

See yourself here? Bring your best self and apply now.

1988F-Secure established under the name Data Fellows

1992First public hysteria about a computer virus

2002First Antivirus for mobile phones

2004F‑Secure Labs launches first antivirus industry blog

2009F‑Secure’s next step into the cloud

2015F-Secure aims to become the leading European cyber security company

2018MWR InfoSecurity joins F-Secure

Tiina Sarhimaa | Contact Person

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