Senior Data Protection Expert (f/m/d) - Full and part-time possible

Job description

We take care of your pet - and your personal data! As a Senior Data Protection Expert - as part of the zooplus Data Protection Team - you will ensure that we, as a leading e-commerce company, implement the legal requirements of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) within the zooplus Group. You will work closely with our Local Data Protection Ambassadors, the IT Security team as well as our external Data Protection Officer. Flat hierarchy structures, short communication channels, a collegial atmosphere and enough space for your own ideas offer an exciting opportunity to become part of a dynamic company.

What will you do?

  • Support in the active company-wide implementation and further development of Data Protection requirements as well as Data Protection processes and tools.
  • Establishment and ongoing optimization of processes in the area of Data Protection identification and assessment of Data Protection risks.
  • Assessment of Data Protection issues from all areas of the company in accordance with the requirements of the GDPR and related legal bases.
  • Monitoring of the formal and content-related control of the Records of Processing Activities.
  • Review of Data Processing Agreements.
  • Cooperation with the Information Security Officer.
  • Coordination and ownership of Data Protection projects in the national and international environment possible.
  • Carrying out risk assessments and establishing risk-minimizing measures.


What are we looking for?

  • Completed studies, ideally in the field of (business) informatics, economics, industrial engineering or law.
  • Several years of relevant professional experience in the field of Data Protection.
  • Certification in the field of Data Protection (for example CIPP/E) is an advantage.
  • Experience in using the Data Protection Management Tool “OneTrust” is an advantage.
  • Practical and solution-oriented work style.
  • Ability to develop creative new ideas together with the team and to implement them in a legally compliant manner.
  • Independent, reliable, goal- and result-oriented way of working.
  • Very good English skills, both written and spoken.

What we are offering you

Become a part of our success story and seize the opportunity to take on a real challenge in a dynamically growing company where there is huge scope for development and short decision-making processes. We are offering you a versatile, international-facing role in our motivated team with colleagues from all over Europe. Additionally, we offer many benefits such as:

      28 labour days of vacation (plus December 24th and 31st)

      Flexibility first. Enter from 7 am to 10 am and organise yourself.

      🏠 Remote working flexibility (up to 60% remote).

      🏬 Offices in the city center of Madrid. Modern working spaces with table tennis, foosball, fresh fruit, beverages and company events.

      🏥 Private medical healthcare insurance for all our employees.

      📖 Continuous development through internal and external training opportunities.

      🎤 Participate in the technology community through our meetups and conferences.

      ✏ English, German and Spanish language courses.

      💲 Discount in our zooplus shop for all our employees.

      🤝 Referral program. You will receive a bonus by helping us finding the best talent.

      🌍 We encourage diversity, meet our motivated and friendly teammates from over 50 nationalities.

In case you didn´t know:

Zooplus AG was founded in Munich in 1999 and today we are Europe´s leading online retailer for pet-related products. With an annual double-digit growth rate, we have already successfully rolled out our business model in 30 European countries and we are expecting further sustainable growth in European e-commerce. We remain faithful to the key values of our company – a dynamic and flexible approach, constant learning opportunities, and inventive thinking at every level and position in the organization.

You want to know more? Let´s have a talk! Apply now.