Corporate Affairs-Communications

Data Protection Manager: UK Hub

Richmond United Kingdom

  • Hours:
    35 HOURS / WEEK
  • Contract Type:
  • Type Of employment:
    Full time
  • Job ID:

Data Protection Manager, UK Hub

Would you like to help us ensure data-compliance?
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About our Team

RX is one of the world’s leading events businesses and we’re on a mission to decarbonise our industry and build a sustainable future. We own and produce over 400 exhibitions and shows in 22 countries, bringing together over 7 million people from across 43 different industry sectors, to help them build their businesses and grow their local economies. RX is part of RELX, a FTSE 100 traded company.

 About the role:

Reporting to the Global Data Protection Manager, the role holder will assist the Global Privacy Office in ensuring that RX continues to meet our privacy obligations within the RX UK Hub jurisdictions, consisting of UK, Germany, South Africa, Middle East and India. 



  • Supporting the RX Global Privacy Office in providing the business high-quality, timely and solution-led advice on all aspects of privacy and data protection compliance covering UK, Germany, South Africa, Middle East and India, including GDPR and ePrivacy Directive;  

  • Leading on the completion of DPIAs / PIAs and other privacy risk assessments to assess the impact of proposed changes to business processes and agree appropriate mitigating actions with Risk Owners;  

  • Measuring and tracking privacy compliance activity and communicating privacy risks and business unit compliance maturity status to the Business Unit Board and RX Global Privacy Office;  

  • Embedding requirements, processes and standards set by the RX Global Privacy Office; this includes the implementation of a Business Unit privacy and data protection compliance project that dovetails into the RX Global Privacy and Data Protection Compliance Programme;    

  • Reviewing and drafting of privacy notices and supplementary notices relevant to specific processing activities;  

  • Updating of the data inventory and reviewing of data flows;  

  • Delivering tailored privacy compliance training in conjunction with the RX Global Privacy Office;  

  • Assisting in, and review of rights requests and associated processes;   

  • Defining and implementing processes to improve privacy compliance, in conjunction with key corporate functions (e.g. procurement, legal etc…); 

  • Assisting in audit reporting processes; and  

  • Maintaining an effective and engaged network of privacy champions and key stakeholders within the business unit to drive and embed a culture of privacy.   



  • Fluency in English and German is required

  • CIPP/E, CIPM or other officially recognised privacy certification is desired 

  • Extensive working knowledge of the applicable local legislation such as GDPR and e-Privacy Directive with the ability to analyse legislative requirements and relate these to organisational practices and solutions; 

  • Understanding of online platforms, systems, big data and processes;  

  • Ability to engage effectively and create buy-in with all levels of the organisation; 

  • Ability to move at pace and use different improvement strategies appropriate to the scope of work; 

  • Ability to take control and exercise leadership; 

  • Well organised and efficient, with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines;  

  • Ability to travel as needed 


Working for you

We know that your wellbeing and happiness are key to a long and successful career, as this role is global, benefits may vary according to your location. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer:
-Health care plans and benefits
-Modern Family Benefits, including maternity, paternity, adoption and surrogacy
-Life assurance and accident policies
-Comprehensive pension and retirement plans
-Access to learning and development resources
Your recruiter will advise you on the benefits package for your location

About the Business

A global leader in information and analytics, we help researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. Building on our publishing heritage, we combine quality information and vast data sets with analytics to support visionary science and research, health education and interactive learning, as well as exceptional healthcare and clinical practice. At Elsevier, your work contributes to the world’s grand challenges and a more sustainable future. We harness innovative technologies to support science and healthcare to partner for a better world.