Data Protection Analyst at Equity Bank Kenya – May 2024


Data Protection Analyst

Job Purpose:    

The Data Protection Specialist is responsible for executing and administering Data Protection functions and supporting systems. Responsibilities will include overall systems management; support and execution of Data Protection roadmap and the related projects; organizational awareness, processes and procedures and compliance with audits/assessments related to Data Protection administration.

Job Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:  

  • Work with vendors to support the DLP technology (troubleshooting, upgrades, etc.)
  • Administration of the DLP tools which includes configuring policies, upgrading and patching, etc.
  • Monitor alerts generated from the DLP systems and other technologies
  • Understand and follow the incident response process through event escalations
  • Respond to escalations by the Incident Response Team
  • Follow processes to maintain the DLP system
  • Assist the team with incident management and responding to Data Subject Rights Requests.
  • Assist with the development of existing policy documentation and related practical guidance.
  • Support data protection training and awareness initiatives across the Group.


Knowledge and Experience  

  • 3-5 years’ experience in implementation and administration of DLP solution in the  Banking environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows operating systems, Office 365, Enterprise Mobility and Security (EMS) and Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM)
  • Experience with Privilege Access Management solutions, Least privilege Access Management platforms and multi-factor authentication solutions among other technologies
  • Experience in managing Information Security compliance
  • In depth knowledge of Information risk concepts / relating business needs to security controls

Preferred certifications:  

  • CISSP, CCNP, Network +, CISM, CGEIT or equivalent.

Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Equity Bank Kenya on to apply