Senior Privacy Officer PME

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Would you like to contribute to the data protection of Rabobank worldwide? As a member of the Product Management & Expertise (PME) team which is part of the Global Privacy Office (GPO) you will collaborate and align with the privacy coordinators and experts around the globe!

You and your job
PME provides specialized (deep knowledge) expertise on data protection themes - also in relation to AI and ESG-  and is responsible for global policies and standards, high risk and complex case management and support to the Rabobank organization with regards to complex privacy matters.

PME is looking for a hands-on and agile Senior Privacy Officer to team up with our other experts, who also knows his or her way in tech, PETs, digital laws and/or security.

As a Privacy Officer you contribute by supporting the GPO (2nd line) in exercising her regulatory oversight tasks, and in informing, advising and issuing recommendations to the organization. Using your expertise, knowledge and skills, you make sure that Rabobank processes, retains and disposes records in line with internal and external guidelines, protects personal data and acts within the legal and ethical boundaries. You can make a difference by making sure we as a bank ‘do the right thing’.

Facts & Figures

  • Hours negotiable, with a minimum of 3 working days (24 hours);
  • GPO with more than 30 direct colleagues;
  • 9.5 million customers around the world.

Top 3 responsibilities

  • Providing expert opinions to improve overall data protection at Rabobank;
  • Realizing the development and implementation of privacy policies and standards;
  • Absorbing new and upcoming laws, regulations and regulatory guidances, and assessing the impact for Rabobank before these regulatory requirements are translated into clear instructions and guidance for over 40,000 Rabobank colleagues world-wide;
  • Of course you also help out your colleagues from team DOS (Data Protection Oversight) and team DPS (Data Protection Support) with dPIAs, data breaches and other stuff when needed. Our teams work together to get things done; together we are one GPO.

Together we achieve more than alone
We believe in the power of difference. Bringing together people's differences is what makes us an even better bank. So we are very curious about what you can bring to our team at Global Privacy Office, and eager to hear what you want to learn from us!

“Data protection is a foundation for Rabobanks processes and services. GPO is at the very heart of this, in 2 main roles: supervising and advising. GPO is a very strong team, collaborating closely with the first line of responsibility (1LoR) and compliance, and together acting as gatekeepers of privacy and trust of our clients and employees and the protection of their personal data.” 

Patrick van der Made, Teamlead / MT GPO

The more than 30 people in the 2nd line GPO make sure that Rabobank processes personal data, in line with internal and external guidelines, protects personal data and acts within the legal and ethical boundaries. Working together is the way we work; as 1 open and welcoming Rabobank team. Together with many other Rabobank colleagues, we strive to keep personal data safe.

Talking of Rabobank: We are a Dutch bank that operates in 38 countries for over 9,5000,000 customers. Together with these customers, our members and partners we stand side by side to create a world in which everyone has access to enough healthy food. In the Netherlands we work to create a country in which people are happy with how they live, work and do business.

You and your talent

  • Hbo/wo with 5-10 years of experience in privacy or  (operational) risk management governance, IT security, tech or another relevant domain;
  • (senior) Stakeholder management and program management skills;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, both verbally and in writing;
  • Hands-on and agile;
  • Complex problem solving and customer oriented attitude;
  • Capable of functioning in a large, complex, international organization with a diverse stakeholders framework with different interests;
  • It is nice if you have experience working in large organizations or in an a international financial institution;
  • You have one or more of the following certifications: CIPP/E, CIPT, CIPM certification, the post executive specialization course on Privacy and Data Protection Legislation, Grotius or similar.

Do you think you can handle the job? We love to see how we match!

This is what we offer you

  • Up to 8.793,26 EUR gross per month (salary scale 11), depending on your relevant knowledge, skills and experience;
  • Thirteenth month's salary and 8% holiday allowance;
  • An extra budget of 11% of your gross salary to be used at your discretion. Buy extra holiday hours, add more to your pension savings or ask for part of the extra budget to be paid out;
  • A combination of working from home and at the office. We are flexible, and hope you can be too. What that means is that we expect you to be in Utrecht at least one day a week, and that working hours and time tables are negotiable;
  • 100% reimbursement of commuting costs if you travel by public transport;
  • A pension scheme to which you contribute.

This is a selection of the terms of employment for a Privacy Officer based on a 36-hour working week. You can find all terms of employment on

You and the job application process

  • Any questions about the job content? Contact: Patrick van der Made, Teamlead / MT GPO via
  • Any questions about working at Rabobank and the process? Contact: Sanne Courant, Corporate Recruiter via
  • We will hold the interviews through a video call.
  • You can find answers to the most frequently asked questions on
  • A security check is part of the process.
  • We respect your privacy.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: Rabobank

Locatie: Utrecht