Data Protection Manager, APAC (Hybrid) – Makati City, Philippines

CloudPay is an organisation of over 1,100 people united by a single purpose – to modernise the pay experience for business and people, raising the importance of pay processes beyond an operational function to become a true business advantage.

With a proud heritage of over 25 years, we are trusted to manage the pay processes of 250 global organisations, processing over 2.5 million payslips a year in 130 countries, handling over $24bn of payments in 168 currencies. We fully understand the challenges facing payroll teams and are committed to improving them.

Our integrated portfolio of payroll, funding, payments and pay on-demand solutions are delivered through a single cloud-based platform that can be deployed anywhere in the world. By unifying payroll, treasury and HCM functions and leveraging the latest technology, we can transform pay processes, making them fast and friction-free.

We’re making payroll more flexible, with services that can be deployed globally, regionally and locally giving employees a choice of how they prefer to be paid – making pay a key differentiator.

And we’re bringing certainty, with end-to-end compliance, always-on global data analytics and error-free automated operations, so however complex an organisation may be, payroll is one thing that can be relied on.

We’re committed to providing an excellent employee experience through fulfilling projects, empowerment to make a difference, and an environment that inspires innovation.

The benefits of working at CloudPay include a competitive compensation package, career development opportunities, access to wellness resources, and a vibrant global culture.

We are looking for passionate individuals who maintain a strong desire to succeed.

We are looking for someone to be take responsibility for Data Protection issues in the APAC region. This person would also be registered as the Data Protection Officer in the Philippines. This is a new opportunity to create a full time role as CloudPay expands its services in the region.

Daily Duties and Main Responsibilities will include:
• Being the APAC area lead on Data Protection issues and legislation in the region, providing guidance and ensuring that CloudPay is working in accordance with prevailing Data Protection laws and requirements.
• Being the recognised Data Protection Officer in the Philippines, ensuring that the DPO registration and documentation is in order, including being the focal point for all enquiries from the local statutory authorities.
• Investigating any local data incidents providing effective reporting to customers whilst liaising with UK data privacy team.
• Providing training of payroll operatives in the region on their responsibilities in processing personal data
• Providing Compliance support as required in the region, including customer audit and vendor compliance.
• Feeding into CloudPay’s various ISO and other certification programs as required.
• Assisting with other ad hoc functional duties as required.

This role will ensure that CloudPay is meeting its data protection responsibilities within the APAC region with a particular emphasis on the Philippines (must be Philippines resident)

Attributes and Experience Required:

• Hold a recognised Data Protection qualification.
• Good understanding of international data protection legislation with knowledge of the APAC region (knowledge of Philippines Data Protection regime and the GDPR is essential)
• Good understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Data Protection Officer within the Philippines
• Extremely organised and able to proactively prioritise and manage competing workload demands.
• Great attention to detail
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint and able to produce high quality documents.
• Able to drive things forward both independently and as part of a team.
• Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work with people at all levels.
• Ability to communicate effectively in written as well as spoken form.
• Experience of training staff on data privacy topics

Prior experience of the following would also be an advantage:

• Working in a technology environment
• Managing data protection processes
• Working within a global organisation

Package and Benefits:

  • Competitive annual salary and benefits package
  • 18 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Birthday leave
  • Earned Wage Access (via CloudPay Now app)
  • Flexible remote working
  • 10 days sick leave
  • HMO
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Friendly working environment
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