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Privacy Manager

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?


Role Title: Privacy Manager
Location: London, Paddington

You will join our Group Privacy team with following key accountabilities
-Supporting our Privacy by Design and Assurance activities across a range of data processing activities, including management of privacy impact assessments, supporting privacy demand management, triage and categorisation of requests;
-Conducting re-assessments of high and medium risk personal data processing activities according to annual assurance plan to ensure continuous compliance with Vodafone privacy baseline requirements;
-Supporting the negotiation and execution of external and internal data protection terms including shareholder agreements, collaboration agreements, partner agreements, standard supplier agreements, complex technology agreements and internal framework agreements.
-Developing and embedding templates, advice, guidance and processes with the objective of making the negotiation of data protection terms more efficient and effective.  This includes leveraging internal policy and procedure to ensure that all available tolls are used.
-Supporting Supplier Compliance processes, in particular ensuring privacy considerations are incorporated to supplier management processes and related compliance monitoring;
-Records management and Quality Assurance, including maintain a centralised record of processes, platforms and inventories and drive quality assurance to ensure high data quality;
-Supporting regular Policy Compliance Reviews that verify compliance with Vodafone Privacy Risk Control framework and other similar second line assurance activities;
-Responding to Subject Access Requests and other such requests for Vodafone Group staff;
-Incident Management, in particular support with the investigation of privacy incidents and related activities;

It would be nice if you have:
-2+ years’ experience in privacy and or legal.
-Experience in negotiating contracts and data protection clauses.
-Good understanding of global privacy landscape in technology and online businesses;
-Knowledge of compliance management standards, tools, methodologies and best practices;
-Comfortable working in a matrix organisation with tolerance for ambiguity. Persistence to drive change over time;
-Courage to ‘stand up and be counted’ even when view is unpopular at a more senior level;
-Results oriented, proactive, responsible, pragmatic and ethical person with a passion for privacy and interest in technologies and their societal impact;
-Ability to analyse complex information and identify key and relevant points, including communicating in a relevant and easy to understand manner.
-Experience of OneTrust would be highly advantageous.

What’s in it for you?
-28 days holiday (with the option to buy or sell 5 days) plus public holidays
-Flexible working
-Pension matching scheme of up to 10%
-5 paid days leave for charity projects
-MyChoices portal - cycle to work scheme, 100’sof retail discounts, shares and salary sacrifice schemes
-Vodafone family and friends discount
-Interest free commuter loan
-Global parental leave policy for all new parents coming in 2020 which includes 16 weeks fully paid leave and upon returning to work, new parents can work part-time hours for 6 months whilst being paid their full-time salary
-Access to Vodafone University and LinkedIn Learning


Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.