Privacy Officer – IT job in Netherlands

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Municipality of Westland

Privacy Officer

Apply no later than Tuesday, January 30, 2024

  • Maasdijk
  • 32 hours

  • 3167 – 5009
  • HBO · HBO+

Job offer

Job description:
As a Privacy Officer you are the privacy manager and you ensure the protection of personal data within the municipality. A nice and responsible job with a lot of variety. Are you that dynamic person who enjoys contributing ideas to further structuring the organizational embedding of data protection, information security and privacy. Then you are our new colleague in the role of Privacy Officer who we are looking forward to! In your role as Privacy Officer at the municipality of Westland, you work and contribute to our municipal organization and the growth of this unique area. The challenges are great. The opportunities to grow too!

Your responsibilities
You work within the Data Protection task field of the Legal Affairs, Purchasing and Data Protection Team under the Business Operations cluster. You promote the application of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and monitor compliance. You advise the board, management and colleagues about this. In other words:

  • You provide solicited and unsolicited advice on privacy matters and make proposals to limit privacy risks
  • Help you in (further) drawing up and updating the register of processing operations and updating the data protection policy
  • You provide advice and explanation about the GDPR and related legislation and regulations and handle requests and objections and appeals in collaboration with the GDPR Data Protection Officer.
  • You are responsible for drawing up and improving privacy-related processes within the municipality, such as Data Privacy Impact Assessments (DPIA), rights of data subjects, data leaks
  • You create awareness within the organization and take the lead in this
  • You participate in the cyber crisis team in the role of reporter

What are you taking with you?
We mainly look at your personality, talents and who you are as a person behind your CV, where we think it is important that you include the following:

  • Power of persuasion, you are a pleasant, professional and mature discussion partner for the organization
  • At least 3 years of demonstrable experience in the past 5 years with the GDPR, and you also have an affinity with privacy and security in the government
  • Have an affinity with legislation and regulations, privacy and (internal) business operations
  • Responsibility, perseverance and ownership
  • Demonstrable HBO working and thinking level.
  • A positive character with a solution-oriented mindset.

What do you get in return?
For your enthusiasm, responsibilities, competencies, skills, your results-oriented efforts and the work you deliver, you also deserve a good work-life balance and an attractive salary! In addition to a pleasant informal working atmosphere and a nice team of colleagues, you can expect the following employment conditions;

  • A responsible job within the Municipality of Westland, Naaldwijk location.
  • A gross salary of a maximum of €5,247 based on 36 hours. We will scale you according to the collective labor agreement of the municipality. A starting scale is an option.
  • Flexible working hours and the option to work from home.
  • We provide you with a laptop and a company mobile phone.
  • An individual choice budget of 17.05% with, among other things, the option to purchase holiday hours and purchase a bicycle.
  • A pension scheme through the ABP in which the Municipality of Westland will pay 2/3rds.
  • An extensive package of secondary employment conditions, such as travel expenses and an option for an employer contribution to the costs of health insurance.
  • Plenty of development opportunities through our Westland Academy and therefore also career opportunities.

Contact info
Do you want more information? Please contact Ruben Olivieira, Operations team manager, via telephone number (0174) 673851. If you are interested in this position, please apply before January 31, 2024.

Working at the municipality of Westland
Comes to fruition in the municipality of Westland. Within our organization you get the best out of yourself. This is how you blossom! As a person and as a professional. You will be given the space to actively think along and show initiative. That is also necessary. Our environment is changing quickly, so we change with it. That is also why our goal is to work with all employees in a mission-oriented manner in the coming years. As an agile and learning organization, we are constantly looking ‘outwards’. To know what’s going on. And what we should focus on. That dynamic appeals to you. This is how we build a beautiful Westland together!

More information about this vacancy?

Contact Jeffrey Mesker from the Municipality of Westland (


About the organization

With over 100,000 inhabitants, the municipality of Westland is one of the thirty largest municipalities in the Netherlands. With its greenhouse horticulture, the municipality of Westland is an important economic engine. Westland is located between the metropolitan areas of The Hague, Delft and Rotterdam on one side and the coast on the other. A vital economy and a flourishing community life ensure a dynamic and active municipality. Strength and ambition, innovation and professionalism; These are the core concepts that Westland is all about.

more about the Municipality of Westland >


Avenue of the Glass City 1

2672 TA Naaldwijk

14 0174

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