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Data Protection Executive

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office, Leeds, Malta
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  • Employment Basis:

Flexible Working

(when applicable)

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The Role..


We are looking for a Data Protection Executive to join our UK&I Data Protection team.

The successful candidate will have a strong interest and desire to qualify in data protection and privacy to obtain a strong knowledge of GDPR, ePrivacy and other privacy regulatory frameworks.  The individual will be capable of working on their own initiative and delivering results.  They will have collaboration skills working with and through colleagues and peers.  The role will require working cross functionally and cross jurisdictionally.   

Reporting to the Senior Data Protection Executive, the Data Protection Executive is responsible for ensuring appropriate processes, systems and structures are in place to manage compliance with the UK&I Division's data protection obligations. The role has responsibility for supporting the delivery of end to end processes, monitoring compliance, reporting compliance key controls and for instilling a strong data protection culture within the Division. The role will also support the Head of Data Protection & DPO in managing data protection related requests or projects as they arise.  


What We're Looking For..


  • Managing subject right requests and customer queries/complaints. Maintaining procedures and SLAs for managing data access requests, right to be forgotten requests and recording all relevant information on the internal database.
  • Liaising with other departments to collect all data necessary to meet SLAs. Building knowledge of SAR exemptions to ensure exemptions are applied correctly. 
  • Continuously reviewing subject rights requests procedures to ensure adherence to all requirements and to drive continuous improvement in existing processes.
  • Executing GDPR compliance work including GDPR compliance activities, data protection impact assessments, data mapping services to aid in addressing risk management issues that comply with GDPR requirements
  • Writing briefs on above topic areas. Building a solid knowledge of data protection to become a Subject Matter Expert in the area
  • Contributing to internal GDPR-related projects, to ensure organisational compliance with all processes and procedures, including internal training of staff interfacing with Data Protection.
  • Work closely with other stakeholders within the business units, including IT, Online, Retail and Operations to improve internal controls around data protection.
  • Continuous monitoring of external and internal business environment to ensure UK&I data protection responsibilities are understood and internal controls are amended to support compliance if necessary. 
  • Manage and administer the data protection software management tools
  • Develop materials for and manage the rollout of training and awareness initiatives across specific focus groups.


What You'll be Doing..


  • Desire to professionally qualify (if not already qualified) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) in Data Protection Law (CIPP/e).
  • Strong process, technical and analytical skills, combined with strong commercial acumen 
  • A keen problem solver with the ability to set objectives and priorities 
  • Strong presentation and communication skills: the ability to accurately identify key issues and communicate them broadly 
  • High energy and drive, and flexible enough to work in an entrepreneurial, dynamic and changing environment and the resilience to challenge/be challenged. 

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Unit 1-4, Paddy Power, Power Tower, Belfield Office Park, Beech Hill Road, Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland, DUBLIN 4

This is who we are

Paddy Power Betfair is an international sports betting and gaming operator, with a market-leading presence in the UK and Ireland, as well as a range of operations across Europe including Romania, Portugal and Malta.

We are online-led, mobile-led and sports-led: and our proprietary technology, unique products and innovative marketing all combine to offer a superb experience to our five million customers worldwide.

Our spirit, talent and ambition has taken us into the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange and we now employ over 7,000 people in sixteen locations across the globe; from Dublin to Los Angeles, and London to Melbourne. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry.

On a larger scale

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing