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Date posted:  Feb 20, 2021
Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  5752

Associate, Data Privacy

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

There are more than 500 million smallholder farms globally. 2.5 billion people depend on Smallholder Communities for their food and livelihoods. Smallholder regions are characterized by low living standards, high rates of illiteracy and low agricultural productivity. Yara's mission is "Responsibly Feed the World and Protect the Planet". Key to achieving this is enabling thriving Smallholder Communities. At Yara, the Smallholders Digital Team is part of the Crop and Digital Solutions Unit. 

About Crop and Digital Solutions

Yara aims to be the crop nutrition company for the future and is leading the development of sustainable agriculture and digital tools to contribute to solving global agricultural challenges. We have a worldwide presence with sales teams in ~150 countries and around 17,000 employees. Yara Farming Solutions, will lead the transformation towards more sustainable and efficient food production, by innovating our offerings and the way we work. Crop and Digital Solutions is responsible developing and scaling new “on-farm” digital and integrated tools and solutions for an efficient and transparent food system.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with engineering solution teams to assess and build upon data privacy techniques and frameworks that will enable all digital products to be built with a mindset of ‘data privacy' compliance by design.
  • Enhance compliance processes based on an evaluation of gaps in business operations and data protection requirements, and clarify on ethically questionable situations at various stages of data or information life cycle.
  • Perform data privacy audits/checks on the apps and services of the team and ensure that all data flows have correct documentation and data privacy assessments in place.
  • Enhance the overall awareness and understanding of the importance of data privacy and privacy by design practices within the development teams. Provide training to entire team on data privacy principles, ethics/values, policies, procedures and quality assurance best practices related to data privacy.
  • Support incident response when a data privacy request, complaint or compromise occurs. Perform proactive research/analysis to detect data privacy risks.

Profile

  • Experience in conducting full data privacy reviews of digital services and apps including the development of compliant documentation/workflows/processes.
  • Familiar with common data privacy issues with apps/databases/services within the mobile and mass-market, consumer space.
  • Certification in privacy and data protection (eg CIPM/CIPP/CIPT).

Additional Information

We strive to reflect the diversity in society and encourage all qualified applicants from all background to apply. We are committed to creating a work environment that fits gender equality and allows combining career progress with the needs of a family or other personal circumstances

Why us?

  • Evolving tech development division of an established agricultural products and services company.
  • Explore and develop digital, software, hardware products, which provide value to farmers, smallholder communities and the value chain.
  • Be part of our mission to build sustainable solutions that benefit humanity and the environment.
  • Full-time, permanent and freelance contract options available with competitive remuneration + benefits.
  • Support for personal development, training and continuous learning.
  • Commitment to using new technologies and frameworks, meetups, and knowledge sharing.

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Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) as one of our top 7 strategic actions and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 


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