Project Coordinator - Data Protection – M/F/D

Permanent contract|Warsaw|Innovation / Project / Organization

Project Coordinator - Data Protection – M/F/D

  • Warsaw, Poland
  • Permanent contract
  • Innovation / Project / Organization



Do you want to use your analytical skills and project management experience in the growing and highly visible field of data protection? Are you ready to join a growing hub of Société Générale wholesale banking in Warsaw?

Currently we're seeking a data protection officer for our Business Management Office (BMO) team, part of Global Banking and Advisory business Unit (GLBA).

GLBA/BMO aims at supporting the strategy, the development, and the transformation of the activity, while maintaining a solid and secure working framework. The multiple and growing challenges surrounding data have led to the creation of a data office that will be reinforced with project management capacity within Global Solution Center in Poland (GSC).

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Perform the GLBA’s Data Usage Analyst (DUA) role, including: 
    • supporting the business representative in the creation and formalization of data usage requests
    • facilitating communications with the various stakeholders (solicitation in the Legal, Compliance, IT security), to examine risks and validate data usages
    • validating with Chief Data Officer (CDO) data usages considering experts’ opinions
    • facilitating projects data questionnaires completion and following up on pre and post conditions
  • Oversee data protection topics within GLBA, including the application of GDPR, Schrems II and banking secrecy legislations:
    • being responsible for GLBA processes registry and its periodic review
    • coordinating stakeholders on data protection issues related to projects or run activities
  • Oversee data retention management (DRM) for GLBA in coordination with group initiatives:
    • Producing DRM policies for GLBA
    • Coordinating the implementation of DRM action plans related to purging and archiving
  • Report on data protection

Profile required

Studies & experience:

  • High education
  • Project management skills and experience (at least 5 years): requirements identification, prioritization, structuration, planification, change management, ability to coordinate various stakeholders to achieve results

Language skills:

  • Effective communicator in English – able to present requirements and policies and gain buy-in
  • French and/or Polish proficiency would be an advantage

Technical, operational & Soft skills:

  • Understanding of data protection, retention management, and Data Governance processes and principles
  • Understanding of GLBA or wholesale activities
  • Adaptability to review priorities depending on evolution of the context or department
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and propose effective solutions
  • Ability to maintain high standards of quality and deliver projects on time

Why join us

Société Générale Poland is a multi-category bank offering every employee the possibility to have several careers in a professional career path. Internal mobility and training are two core areas we focus on, in a dynamic, prosperous and evolving context.


  • Work in a pleasant atmosphere, in a brand new central-Warsaw office, as part of an international team
  • Employment contract
  • Work in an international structure and opportunity to learn and further develop
  • Access to learning platforms and language courses.
  • Competitive salary based on seniority and skills.
  • Benefit package including extensive health package with dental care
  • Hybrid work opportunity, meal allowance, holiday fund and many more
  • Up to two days per year that can be dedicated to charity actions during the working hours

Business insight

At Société Générale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.

If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating?

You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 24000D4S
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2024/06/05