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VIA SMS Group is an alternative financial services provider operating across Europe and the Asia-Pacific. Since the company’s launch, it has expanded its operations to 8 countries and has grown into a versatile fintech enterprise offering simple and accessible financial solutions under various brand names. Company headquarters are located in Riga, Latvia. More information about the company is available at www.viasmsgroup.com.

Considering the fast-growing business, we are looking for a bright mind to join our legal team and fill the position of Data Protection Officer.

Your main responsibilities will be:
  • Ensure the compliance of JSC VIA SMS group and its subsidiaries with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and local legislation
  • Develop and maintain internal procedures and rules of the Group in relation to data protection
  • Prepare, review, and analyze other legal documents to ensure the Company’s performance and compliance with relevant data protection norms
  • Manage staff and management awareness by consultations and trainings to deliver compliance of data security within the Group
We expect from you:
  • University degree in Law
  • Working experience as Data protection Specialist with a proven track record
  • Strong experience in data protection topics, detailed knowledge of data security, and experience in data auditing
  • Ability to make decisions and take responsibility for them
  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • Excellent English and Latvian language skills (both in written and verbal communication)
Why VIA SMS Group?
  • You get to become part of a passionate Legal team within a progressive fintech company
  • You have the option to either come to our fancy, sustainable, and eco friendly new office or choose to work from the comfort of your own home
  • Flexible working hours – just don’t be late to any of the meetings!
  • We’ve been around for 13 years in the fintech world and feel the teenage years embody our company culture perfectly – join us and get a feel of an informal, people-oriented culture
  • With us, you will be supported and lead by a highly skilled legal professional who simultaneously always finds time to crack a joke
  • You will experience working at a global company and all the advantages this has to offer
  • It’s not always rainbows and butterflies around here and we can’t promise you that stressful days are non-existent however, for this reason specifically we have a certified life coach to help get you through
  • Whatever you want to learn to enhance your skills, we’re here to support you
  • From day 1, you become a part of VIA SMS Group’s social life and engage in all kinds of fun & productive team building activities
  • We care about both; your mental and physical health, which is why we offer health insurance after the end of the 3 month probation period
  • A competitive remuneration starting from EUR 2000 – 3000 gross (before taxes)
We are looking forward to receiving your CV with a reference Data Protection Officer sent us by e-mail at hr@viasmsgroup.com.

Contact person: Sofija, phone number: +371 66100254


Privacy notice on processing candidates’ personal data

JSC “VIA SMS group” (registration number 40003901472, legal address – 13. janvara street 3, Riga, LV-1050) selects personnel for the needs of VIA SMS group’s companies in Latvia (LLC “VIA SMS”, LLC “Viainvest”, Branch of a foreign merchant “ViaConto Sweden AB Latvijas filiāle”).

VIA SMS group together with other group’s companies are joint controllers of the personal data provided by the candidate.

Personal data is processed for recruitment purposes, i.e. to select suitable applicants, and for legal interests insofar as they are related to recruitment. The legal basis for the processing of personal data is taking steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into an employment contract (the actual process of personnel selection), as well as the implementation of the company’s legitimate interests.

Additional information on data processing is available here: https://viasmsgroup.com/careers/.

For matters concerning data processing, contact the data protection officer at dpo@viasmsgroup.com.