Data Protection Specialist – M/F – Fluent in English – Lisbon – Open Ended Contract – Hybrid

April 30, 2024

Data Protection Specialist – M/F – Fluent in English – Lisbon – Open Ended Contract – Hybrid


  • Standard / Permanent
  • PT-11-Lisbon
  • RISK
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DATA PROTECTION SPECIALIST – M/F – Lisbon – Open Ended Contract – Hybrid


BNP PARIBAS CARDIF, the Insurer for a Changing World

We are the world leader in the creditor insurance market with strong positions in savings and protection insurance in more than 30 countries all around the world.

European Service Center – Cardif Services, European Platform of Services with a diversity of processes aiming to bring excellence to our Internal Clients, being part of BNP Paribas Cardif, is an organization dedicated to providing other BNP Paribas Cardif entities with a diversity of processes and services connected to insurance activity. We aim to bring excellence to our internal clients, ensuring highest levels of efficiency and reliability. With over 480 employees and 6 working languages, we are a multicultural and a diverse team, operating in Porto and Lisbon, Portugal.

We are currently looking for an Data Protection Specialist – M/F – in Lisbon


The Risk Management Team ensures a 360º degree approach to managing the risks affecting Cardif Services, in line with the Group/Corporate framework and policies.

Our Team works every day to identify, assess, monitor and mitigate risks. To achieve it, our risk management framework ensures a level of expertise aligned with the different types of risk. This framework includes the domains of:

·         Operational Risk and Permanent Control;

·         Data Protection;

·         Information Security;

·         Business Continuity & Crisis Management;

·         People & Premises Security;

·         Governance;

·         Compliance,

·         Legal;

·         Third Parties Risk Management.


The Risk Management Team is profoundly committed to the strengthening of a risk culture, essential to managing risk and building resilience. The deployment of awareness, communication, exercise and training initiatives touching all levels of the organization contribute to leverage the exposure of Cardif Services to the evolving and compounding risk landscape. Furthermore, we provide an active risk opinion to other functions within Cardif Services, enabling decision-making and processes to be risk informed.


The Data Protection Specialist assists the implementation, maintenance and improvement of the Data Protection framework. She/he is in charge for the following responsibilities:

–        Transversal activities:

·         Develop and contribute to supporting the development of an advanced risk culture;

·         Develop the existing reporting framework (quantitative metrics and KPIs to measure and communicate on risk management) and contribute to the organizational committees related to its perimeter of intervention;

·         Ensure the development and implementation of an adequate training and awareness plan for the staff.

–         Specific Data Protection:

·         Assume the role of Data Protection & Privacy Manager in Cardif Support

·         Contribute to the implementation of a sound data protection framework and assist in the performance of the day-to-day activities related with the implementation and development of the data protection framework;

·         Ensure the execution of the actions required to prevent the occurrence of data protection incidents;

·         Identify the data protection alerts requiring immediate attention and deploy any corrective / preventive actions, including its escalation and reporting;

·         Contribute, with the relevant stakeholders, to the identification and register of data processing activities, ensuring its systematic update.


·         Degree in any area;

·         Previous working experience, ideally in a function related to Internal Control and Risk Management (Between 3 and 5 years of experience);

·         Holder of relevant certifications, such as CIPP (Certified Information Privacy Professional) or CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) (Preferably);

·         High sense of confidentiality;

·         Very good analytical and organization skills, attention to detail;

·         Very good written and oral communication skills;

·         Fluency in English – Portuguese is appreciated, French is a plus;

·         Strive for customer satisfaction and aim to deliver high quality results;

·         Good listening and questioning ability, good learning skills;

·         Ability to plan work ahead and to prioritize workload;

·         Ability and willing to work in a multi-cultural environment;

·         Curious and willing to work on different tasks;

·         High adaptability & flexibility.


Besides our attractive salary, you will benefit:

·         Meal allowance

·         Transportation allowance

·         Child allowance

·         Private Health Insurance including spouse and descendants, Life Insurance, Travel Insurance

·         Hybrid working mode – a balance between office days to reinforce commitment, creativity and human links, and homeworking days for flexibility of the employees

·         Continuous development and career growth opportunities on a local and global level

·         And much more…

The work environment is important!

·         Benefit from our modern amenities, including zen and creative rooms amongst others, many discounts from our group platform, free language courses, doctor on-site & remote and diverse company events,

  • Work in a multicultural environment with multiple nationalities,
  • Be part of a people care company with a strong & continuous growth investing in its employees through training and career opportunities.

Our commitments to you

• Diversity and Inclusion commitment

BNP Paribas Cardif is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency, which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

• Commitment towards work/life balance

At BNP Paribas Cardif we care about our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work, being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and mentally. Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.

• Remote Working Conditions

At BNP Paribas Cardif, we embrace a Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities adapted to our hybrid working environment.

If your profile and motivations matches our needs and you feel motivated to join our company, do not hesitate in sending us you application.

We will be delighted to consider you for this position.

Please note that only applications submitted with CV, Cover letter & Certificate of Studies will be considered and move forward in the application process.

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