• Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Zimbabwe


Job Description

farmersdotcom is searching for a Data Protection Officer to join its team. In this role, the successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring that farmersdotcom is compliant with the relevant Zimbabwe data protection laws, namely, Data Protection Act 2018, Zimbabwe Cybersecurity and Data Protection Bill and any other relevant laws.

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Ensures that farmersdotcom is compliant with the provisions of the Data Protection Act, including any regulations made thereunder.

·         Review projects undertaken by farmersdotcom which relate to data collection, processing and storage, in ensuring that all the relevant laws and regulations are adhered to.

·         Monitoring all material relating to data protection in order to ensure that farmersdotcom is compliant with the relevant laws and regulations all the time.

·         Handling requests made to farmersdotcom in relation to the Data Protection Act and any other relevant regulations.

·         Liaising with the relevant Authority.

·         Serves as the primary contact of farmersdotcom to users regarding any questions on the use of their data.

·         Ensures that all farmersdotcom staff are aware of their legal responsibility regarding handling of data through appropriate training.

·         Advising on Data Protection Impact Assessments.

·         Monitoring and providing guidance regarding security breaches.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

·         A university degree or post graduate qualification in a relevant field, i.e., Law / Computer Science / Information Systems / Information Technology / Information Security and Assurance / Information Systems or any relevant field.

·         Professional knowledge and practical experience of Zimbabwean data protection laws and regulations. The potential applicant should also be aware of the evolving nature of the Data Privacy and Protection regulations, both locally and internationally.

·         Data Protection and / or Privacy certification is required.

·         At least 3 years of working experience in a relevant position.

How to apply

Please send your CV and certified copies of your academic and professional certificates and transcript to [email protected] and indicate the position in the subject area “Data Protection Officer”. All CV’s to be sent by the 31st of December 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@farmersdotcom.com