Group Data Protection Officer

Job Description

Duties include:
Act as the business partner in the Group in relation to all data protection queries as they relate to the personal data of players, suppliers and staff
Have both strategic and operational Data Protection responsibilities aimed at securing compliance with applicable privacy laws in all relevant territories (including GDPR, COPPA, FTC Act) in which the Group has a presence, and securing adherence to our Client’s multi-jurisdictional data privacy Policy
Strategic responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the ongoing development and implementation of the Data Protection Policies and procedures, reporting to the Board appointed Compliance Committee on the robustness of the Programme and leading the relationships and consultative initiatives with data protection and consumer protection authorities externally
Operationally, this role will include, but not be limited to, administration of the company’s registration with appropriate Data Commissioners, maintenance of the data mapping / data universe records and ensuring that Data Subject Access request obligations are met

Skills and experience required:
A strong commercial background in the application of data protection law, regulations and practice (GDPR / DPA 2018 and PECR requirements) with significant experience in a similar role in industry
Hold a practitioner certificate in data protection or equivalent / relevant GDPR or legal qualification, with extensive knowledge and expertise in the implementation and embedding of Global privacy laws including GDPR
Experience in leading relationships with government authorities, be team oriented with the ability to explain, influence and direct various levels of stakeholders within the organisation
Exposure to working in an international environment and / or in the gaming industry is desirable