Data Privacy Consultant

Positions: 2

Location: Ottawa & Toronto


GreyDetect are looking for a Data Privacy to join our Service delivery team. This role shall report to Service Delivery Director. Data Privacy Consultant responsibilities include advising on compliance with GDPR. PIPEDA and local data protection laws, monitoring adherence to GDPR standards and acting as a point of contact with supervisory authorities and data subjects. You will also create policies that enforce compliance with legislation and deliver GDPR trainings to clients to increase awareness of data protection measures. To be successful in this role, candidate should have in-depth knowledge of GDPR and local data protection laws and be familiar with canadian industry and the nature of its data processing activities. You should also know how to perform audits to our current procedures. Ultimately, you will facilitate GDPR compliance through transparent data protection policies, systems and procedures.


  • Act as point of contact for privacy for GreyDetect clients.
  • Identify and evaluate the company’s data processing activities
  • Conduct Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs)
  • Monitor data management procedures and compliance within the company
  • Participate in meetings with managers to ensure privacy by design at all levels
  • Maintain records of processing operations
  • Write and update detailed guides on data protection policies
  • Perform audits to comply with regulations
  • Offer consultation on how to deal with privacy breaches
  • Arrange for training on GDPR compliance for employees
  • Follow up with changes in law and issue recommendations to ensure compliance


  • Experience in data protection and legal compliance
  • Work experience in data protection and legal compliance is a plus
  • Solid knowledge of GDPR and national data protection laws
  • Knowledge of data processing operations in the company’s sector is preferrable
  • Familiarity with computer security systems
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Ethical, with the ability to remain impartial and report all noncompliances
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Industry certification IAPP CIPP(c), CIPM, ISACA CDPSE are mandatory