Data Protection Officer (DPO) Job in Gent at Cheqroom –

Cheqroom is the number-1 in equipment-management software, and we are getting ready to further scale globally.

Our mission? Let makers make!

We make equipment management delightfully simple for companies like Google, Amazon, Gorillas, NBC, Riot Games, … We help them to stay on top of their inventory by digitizing the entire process through an intuitive and collaborative software solution that saves both time and money. Allowing them to focus on their passion for creating.

Why should you join us?

We are a fast-moving scale-up with offices in the beautiful city of Ghent (Belgium) and lively New York.

Joining Cheqroom is joining a highly motivated and inspiring team of colleagues who are happy to welcome you on this journey of an experience! We think outside the box and welcome everyone!

We top it off with:

  • Flexibility when it comes to working hours and working from home (although we like to see your pretty face at the office at least once a week),
  • Annual personal learning budget,
  • At Cheqroom we have the opportunity to work abroad up to six weeks. It’s up to you from where (The world is your oyster! Get your bags ready because you will have six weeks to work remotely)
  • Proper tools, so you can do your work properly, without frustration (laptop, phone, and all the usual)
  • All the usual extra benefits, and some more,
  • and a great company culture where you will feel right at home!

We’re currently looking for a Data Protection Officer (DPO) to join our team!

What will you be doing?

Do you want to set standards that will bring Cheqroom to the next level? Are you tech-savvy and working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment is what moves you? As Data Protection Officer, you will be:

  • Responsible for Cheqroom data security and privacy framework, including setting and maintaining standards, policies, and procedures that meet the requirements under the data protection regulations
  • Update and maintain the risk matrix and ensure Cheqroom follows risk mitigation processes to ensure SOC 2 and GDPR compliance.
  • You lead the relationships with security and legal third parties and external stakeholders
  • Provide legal advice on various data protection issues, including compliance with the GDPR and privacy laws, to all Cheqroom departments.
  • Support Sales and Customer Success teams on commercial legal technicalities and contract negotiation, analyzing ad-hoc requests and deviations from standard agreements.
  • Take responsibility and support the Head of Finance on Corporate matters such as insurance coverages, notarial needs, board meeting documentation, or monitoring Employee Stock-options Plan.

Are you the one?

  • You have an educational background in Law
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a similar role, with demonstrable work experience and a proven track record of dealing with data protection and privacy issues and at least 5 in corporate environment,
  • Excellent knowledge of GDPR (SOC 2 is a plus),
  • Strong change management skills to influence peers and management,
  • Solid knowledge of security, compliance, and IT framework within a software development company (Finance, HR, and contract management-related experience is a plus),
  • You are able to translate GDPR and other data protection requirements into business language,
  • You are data-driven, detail-oriented, business-minded, and intellectually curious. You feel comfortable when ideas are shared and challenged,
  • You have a Get-it-done mindset and are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and do what it takes to get the job done with minimal supervision,
  • Think ahead is your middle name. You have good analytical skills, including the ability to assess future risks and impacts from a privacy and data protection perspective,
  • You’re fluent in English and Dutch, and your communication skills enable you to talk and present to internal and external stakeholders

Bonus points if you

  • You do not take yourself too seriously
  • Are a dog person (Just kidding…Or are we?)
  • Are not shy to be on camera. Have you seen our videosby the way?

*Diverse teams build better products, An asterisk you’ll want to read

We know for a fact that women, people of color, and minorities, in general, are not likely to apply for a job they only feel 70% qualified for. We’re here to tell you that you are, in fact, enough, and strongly encourage you to be confident and to submit your application either way. You’ve got this.

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting amazing candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply — we’d love to meet you!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: €6,400.00 – €6,500.00 per month


  • Life insurance
  • Professional development assistance


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About the Company

Company: Cheqroom –

Company Location:  Gent

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