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Data Protection Officer - Legal Department/HQ Evere

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Datum: 7-jun-2022

Plaats: EVERE, BE, 1140

Bedrijf: carrefourb





Reporting hierarchically to the director Legal of Carrefour Belgium and functionally to the Chief Ethics, Compliance and Data Protection Officer of Carrefour Group, the Data Protection Officer will steer, coordinate and conduct all Belgian activities in the area of Data Protection. 

As Data Protection Officer you are responsible for overseeing the data protection strategy of Carrefour and its implementation to ensure compliance with GDPR requirements. He / she works closely with the manager Ethics and Compliance.
He / she is the referent at the level of Belgium for all subjects related to data protection and applicable regulations.
He / she represents Carrefour Belgium in associations and professional organizations for data protection and is the contact person of the regulatory and control authorities acting within his scope.


1-      Risk mapping
    know and analyze the existing regulations applicable to the activities of Belgium in matters relating to data protection;
    conduct audits on data management procedures to ensure compliance and address potential issues proactively;
    identify and evaluate the company’s data processing activities;
    perform a review of past or current situations, whether internally or externally in order to improve the prevention processes or detection of possible breaches.
2-      Definition and updating of the reference frameworks in connection with the frameworks defined by the Group

    follow up with changes in law and issue recommendations to ensure compliance;
    take note of the standards and guides of the Group Rules and, if needed, adapt them by taking into account local regulations to draft and constitute the body of rules for Belgium;
    write and update internal procedures in close alignment with the Operational efficiency / lean department;
    share the data protection principles with internal and external stakeholders;
    ensure implementation of data protection principles and internal procedures. 
3-      Prevention in connection with the frameworks defined by the Group

    define the guidelines and follow-up on the third parties assessment for partners and suppliers with regard to the relevant laws and regulations;
    address any employee questions in relation to data protection issues.
4-      Control and piloting of the data protection principles

    monitor performance and provide advice on the impact of data protection efforts;
    maintain comprehensive records of all data processing activities conducted by Carrefour, including the purposes of all processing activities, which must be made public on request;
    define and monitor the key indicators;
    report regularly and produce a consolidated annual report of the function;
    propose, implement and monitor preventive or corrective actions as appropriate.
5-      Information and training

    educate the company and employees on important compliance requirements;
    provide advice and instructions on how to conduct Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs);
    train staff involved in data processing;
    serve as the point of contact between the company and GDPR Supervisory Authorities and for all internal teams;
    interface with data subjects to inform them about how their data is being used, their right to have their personal data erased, and what measures the company has put in place to protect their personal information;
    share good practices and perform benchmarks;
    define the information and training methods for employees based on their role, responsibilities and exposure to risks;
    develop appropriation, awareness and training tools;
    participate in the ongoing training of the employees concerned.


6-      People
    lead, motivate and develop your team members according the Carrefour leadership model and guarantee their level of knowledge and expertise;
    develop the team's expertise, professionalism and customer orientation;
    respect the HR cycle;
    optimize internal operations;
    ensure internal communication;
    be an active ambassador for Carrefour and encouraging team members to do so.




Technical skills:


●    Master of Law is a strong asset
●    proven knowledge of data protection law and practices
●    experience in data protection and legal compliance of at least 3-5 years  
●    solid knowledge of GDPR and national data protection laws
●    familiarity with computer security systems
●    ability to handle confidential information

●    fluent in French & English, good knowledge of Dutch   

●    experience in data processing operations in the retail sector is an asset


Behavioral skills


●    Act for customer

  • result orientation
  • personal integrity and trustworthy
  • ability to handle sensitive information confidentially
  • ability to manage a network, both technical and relational


●    Act for people

  • develop people
  • collaboration
  • managerial courage: strong leadership to embody the function within Carrefour Belgium and vis-à-vis external stakeholders 
  • communication


●    Act for simplicity

  • analytical and synthesis skills


●    Act for transformation

  • great adaptability
  • open-mindedness and curiosity       




  • A permanent, key position in our company.
  • Continuous training, the possibility to grow, internal career opportunities & perspectives.
  • A competitive salary, Mobility Plan (with option of company car), SWOW (Smart Way of Working) and other extra-legal benefits such as:  group insurance, meal vouchers, exclusive discounts in our stores, bonus plan, net allowance, laptop, smartphone.