Manager, Data Governance and Protection Office

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Infocomm Technology | Strategy and Governance | Data Protection Officer
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Full Time
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flexible work hours

training opportunities

personal development benefits

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Job Description
Manager, Data Governance and Protection Office

This role serves as a Manager in the NUHS Data Governance and Protection Office, and reports to the Group Chief Data Governance and Protection Offer (GCDGPO).

Job Responsibilities:
Lead and manage the Data Policy Team, whose roles and responsibilities are also listed below
Develop, review and maintain NUHS Cluster data governance and protection policies to ensure compliance with Singapore's Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), the Ministry of Health's Health Instruction Manual on Data Protection and other relevant legislation and regulatory requirements
Provide timely and accurate data governance and protection advise to NUHS Staff
Identify emerging data governance and protection risks and opportunities and develop data policies and guidelines to help NUHS manage such risks or capitalize on opportunities.
Scan and be familiar with developments in the data governance and protection domain, including changes in legislation in both local and overseas, decisions and guidelines by PDPC and industry developments. The role will be expected to develop materials from such scanning and assist the GCDGPO and other members of the Group IT and Data team.
Review and provide inputs, comments and revisions to Data Sharing Agreements that may be entered into between NUHS and other organizations.
Serve as Secretariat to various committees chaired by the GCDGPO
Other data related duties as assigned by the GCDGPO

Job Requirements:
Strong proficiency in the domain of data protection, data governance and PDPA obligations. As the team lead for Data Policy, you will be expected to have a sufficiently string command of data protection obligations, good date/IT governance principles and practices in order to contribute effectively.
Good writing and communication skills, with a particular strength in clear and concise policy/technical writing. A significant portion of the work requires the role to articulate their thoughts, policies and strategies in the written format.
Ability to manage and prioritize work within a small team, and function as a strong individual contributor as well as team leader. The team is small and strong performers must demonstrate their capability as a subject matter expert.
Ability to work independently and takes strong ownership of assigned work. The role is highly focused towards problem-solving, particularly for NUHS Staff that come to us for advice. Strong performers in this role lean forward to help NUHS Staff achieve both their business objectives as well as manage their data protections risks.
Self-driven, particularly in the area of self-development and learning. The data protection domain does not have a lot of formal education or programs, and strong performers in this role will need to constantly learn through reading, research and networking.
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NUHS - Corporate Office

About the National University Health System (NUHS)

Spanning three acute hospitals, two community hospitals, three national centres, six polyclinics, three family medicine clinics, and three health science institutions, our unique and comprehensive ecosystem anchors NUHS as a leading academic health system in Singapore – driven by research and education.

Inspired by our patients and the population that we serve, our strong network of talents and resources across our institutions provide patient-centred care across the whole continuum - improving health and driving transformation from primary, tertiary to complex care. In close collaboration with our community partners, we aim to deliver “Incredible Care and Health, Together”!

Members of the NUHS:
• National University Hospital
• Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
• Alexandra Hospital
• Jurong Community Hospital
• National University Polyclinics
• National University Cancer Centre, Singapore
• National University Heart Centre, Singapore
• National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore
• NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
• NUS Faculty of Dentistry
• NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health