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Municipality of Almelo

Privacy Officer

Apply no later than Sunday, December 29, 2999

  • Almelo
  • 6 – 32 pm

  • 3396 – 5009
  • HBO

Job offer

HBO | 6 – 32 pm | maximum €5,009 gross per month for 36 hours | fixed term of one year with the prospect of permanent employment | Team Control & Audit

About the vacancy

As a Privacy Officer you help the organization to handle sensitive information with care. In your role, you stimulate privacy awareness in the organization by connecting what the rules prescribe and how employees carry out their own work. You will work within the Control and Audit team together with, among others, the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and the Data Protection Officer. Do you want to commit to protecting the personal data and privacy of our residents and employees? And would you like to support our organization in the event of data leaks? Then please respond!

What you’re going to do

  • You provide solicited and unsolicited advice to the board and management on privacy issues.
  • You investigate, assess privacy risks and, in consultation with the process owners, draw up Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA’S).
  • You coordinate access requests and advise management on this.
  • You support and advise in concluding processing agreements.
  • You keep the Register of Processing up to date for the process owners.
  • You are the deputy Data Protection Officer.

Your colleague speaking

Wouter Karperien, Team Manager Control & Audit; “The Municipality of Almelo has gone through a huge transition in recent years. The next steps must be taken now to ensure that the city becomes even more attractive for residents, companies and visitors. As a Privacy Officer you make a major contribution to this!”

What makes us happy

  • A completed HBO education, supplemented with certifications such as CIPP/E, CIPM or CDPOé or you are willing to obtain these.
  • You have an affinity with information security.
  • You have up-to-date knowledge of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Police Data Act (WPG).
  • You know how to inspire and enthuse others.
  • You are solution-oriented, where you carefully weigh the different interests at the same time.
  • You are a doer who takes initiative to implement improvements.

Does this make you happy?

  • A working week of 18 to 32 hours per week, with excellent home working arrangements and facilities
  • A salary in scale 10, between €3,396 and €5,009 gross per month, for a 36-hour working week. We tailor the salary to your education, knowledge and experience.
  • Do you want to develop yourself? Please! We offer good training and development opportunities.
  • A good employment conditions package, such as an Individual Choice Budget (IKB) of 17.05%. You can spend this budget at your own discretion, for example on extra salary or days off.
  • A pension scheme at ABP.
  • The employment contract is initially for one year with the prospect of permanent employment if performance is good.
  • Almelo’s town hall is located next to the station and is easily accessible by public transport

Welcome to the municipality of Almelo

Almelo is a city with a solid strategic development agenda. The city continues to grow with 4,000 homes and focuses on quality and opportunities for everyone, a city in balance, with good facilities. Striking high-tech companies in Almelo are global players and help determine the economy and employment of the future. Here too, Almelo is working on growth with new business parks. Almelo is already a strong pillar of Twente as a top technological region. We work with partners on attractive living, water experience and further renewal in the city center such as Stadskade and Westerdok. The team’s course and position are always tailored to the developments of the growing city. Almelo believes that an inspiring work culture of connection, courage and fun is important. She works on this by building a working environment with employees in which they feel valued, take responsibility, can develop and feel room to give and receive constructive criticism. There is a lot of potential in the organization. Employees are committed and loyal and often have a pragmatic and action-oriented attitude.

Welcome to the Audit & Control team

The Control & Audit team consists of various functions focused on the framework-setting and monitoring role. The CISO, data protection officer, business controllers and strategic planning and control advisors are part of the team. The team is positioned within the Corporate Affairs unit. This unit focuses on improving the (integral) strength and advice at group level – both for shorter-term issues and for the preparation of developments that will come our way in the medium term.

Knowing more?

Are you interested in the position of Privacy Officer? Or would you like more information before applying? Feel free to call or email Wouter Karperien, Control and Audit team manager, via 06-25744085 or Do you have questions about the application procedure? Then Jan Jaap Akse, our Recruitment & Selection Advisor, will be happy to assist you on 06-28408945 or via Would you rather apply immediately? Then we would like to receive your CV and letter. Do it as quickly as possible, because as soon as we have found a suitable candidate, we will close the vacancy. Click on the application button and log in. No login details yet? Then register first. Fill in the requested information on the application form. Please send your motivation letter with CV as an attachment.

More information about this vacancy?

Contact Jan Jaap Akse from the Municipality of Almelo (


About the organization

Almelo is a city with many faces and character. A bit quirky and down to earth at the same time. We also look for these qualities in the people who come to work for us. Professionals who are at the center of society. The interests of the city come first in everything we do. We work from the outside in and, together with residents and entrepreneurs, look for ways to permanently improve Almelo.

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Haven Zuidzijde 30

7607 EW Almelo

0546 541111

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