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Assistant Privacy Manager



Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Paysafe Limited (“Paysafe”) (NYSE: PSFE) (PSFE.WS) is a leading payments platform with an extensive track record of serving merchants and consumers in the global entertainment sectors. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, and online cash solutions. With over 20 years of online payment experience, an annualized transactional volume of $140 billion in 2023, and approximately 3,200 employees located in 12+ countries, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 260 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments. Further information is available at www.paysafe.com.

It starts here. Have a global impact on the world of payments.

To support the Chief Privacy Officer, Deputy and Privacy Team in ensuring that all Paysafe Group companies comply with applicable international data protection and privacy laws globally and provide appropriate risk-based privacy advice to the various business lines to support commercial growth of the Group.

To act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Data Protection / Privacy laws including the GDPR, PIPEDA and CCPA (as amended by CPRA) and be willing to develop knowledge of applicable privacy laws globally within the financial services and e-payments industry.

There are lots of Data Protection jobs on offer, but few can provide such a diverse and stimulating environment. You’ll be working with colleagues around the globe from our offices in London, Sofia, Dublin, Berlin, Vienna, Los Angeles, and Lima, Peru. This is an opportunity that will fast-track your development.

You’ll be working with leading privacy professionals who will coach, support and develop you to meet the challenges of the role.

What Paysafe stands for:

  • Being open and honest.
  • Keeping focused.
  • Operating with Courage.
  • Pioneering the future.

Our values and culture are driven by Equality, Development, Social Responsibility and Wellbeing. If you want to find out more about life at Paysafe, check out our careers page here.

How we work:

Our preferred arrangement is for the job holder to follow a hybrid model, spending an average of three days per week at our office location. The office is located in Gresham Street next to St Paul’s cathedral with easy access and transport links via St Paul’s, Bank, Cannon Street, City Thameslink, Liverpool Street, Farringdon, Mansion House.

The impact you will have:

This is a ‘second-line of defence’ advisory role for a motivated privacy professional, working with the various business teams and stakeholders and advising on:

  • All aspects of global privacy laws and regulations including data protection, retention, security, and data breach reporting requirements
  • Providing results-driven privacy support to all business units and functions within the Paysafe Group
  • Assisting with the continued development and improvement of the Paysafe Privacy Programme e.g. use of assurance tools, 3rd party vendor management, Privacy by Design, Privacy Impact Assessments, employee training and promoting the privacy ethos across the Group, etc.

The role will include assisting in all the main privacy areas for a global company, including:

  • implementing the ‘Global Privacy Policy’ and accompanying ‘Standards’ globally across all Group companies and employees
  • monitoring and undertaking assurance of compliance with the Privacy Standards, policies and procedures and liaising with Internal Audit
  • carrying out Privacy / Data Protection Impact Assessments
  • investigation and management of potential data breaches and privacy incidents
  • advising on cross border data transfers
  • providing pragmatic and risk-based advice on marketing initiatives, particularly electronic marketing
  • ensuring that Data Protection requirements are in place in Systems processing personal data
  • monitor, annually review and amend as appropriate the global DP registrations and notification(s)
  • provide formal compliance reporting to the Chief and Deputy Chief Privacy Officer
  • providing advice on projects and to act as a key point of contact on Privacy issues
  • reviewing and advising on Data Protection contractual terms and notices

What we're looking for:

  • At least 3 years relevant experience as a Privacy professional
  • Practical experience in privacy and a thorough understanding of the GDPR and its implications, preferably within an international organisation
  • Experience of providing pragmatic, risk-based Privacy advice
  • Understanding of information and communications technology and related operations
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad range of privacy matters in a regulated industry
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Ability to collaborate and build strong stakeholder relationships
  • Excellent communication skills, able to simplify the complicated
  • Capable of influencing at all levels of the organisation in a friendly and constructive manner
  • Ability to provide Privacy advice in a commercial context
  • Strong Microsoft Office and IT skills
  • Organisational skills – able to run multiple initiatives in parallel with competing deadlines
  • Understanding of technical systems and processes in the collection, storage and transfer of data
  • Ability to carry out research and quickly digest new and emerging Privacy/ Data Protection requirements and provide practical and commercial advice on their implications to the Paysafe business

Note: this is a second-line of defence role for a motivated privacy professional. You will need to demonstrate practical privacy experience in a private sector company. The candidate we are looking for must be able to demonstrate they have the right personal qualities and approach and be constructive, collaborative, helpful, open, honest, influential, motivated, dedicated and have the ability to work in a high-pressure, multicultural and international environment.

Desirable experience

  • Working in Payments industry
  • Providing advice on international Privacy laws
  • Working within Enterprise Risk Management/Operational Risk Management frameworks
  • Providing advice to IT and Information Security teams
  • Working with Compliance
  • Understanding of PCI-DSS and Card Scheme Rules
  • Use of OneTrust privacy tooling


  • Degree in Law or similar
  • IAPP qualification/s CIPP/E, CIPM,etc.
  • Post Graduate certification in one or more of data protection/privacy, legal, compliance, information technology, risk management, ISO certifications

A snippet of what you’ll get in return:

  • Make your day work for you with our flexible working hours.
  • Kickstart your weekend early with our summer hours during the months of June, July and August with a 3pm finish every Friday.
  • You decide what your holiday looks like with the option to buy or sell your holiday and carry over up to 5 days into the next year.
  • Enjoy social events on our roof top terrace with views onto St Pauls Cathedral.
  • Our fully equipped facilities include showers, hairdryers and straighteners and fresh towels.
  • Start your day with a free breakfast, fresh fruit and snacks.
  • Take a breather in our dedicated wellbeing room.
  • Spend time with those important to you with our enhanced paid family policies.
  • Test our products Skrill and Neteller. Upon joining we will award you £50 into each wallet.
  • Enjoy our discounts on memberships via vitality including, gyms, leisure centres, yoga/Pilates across the country.
  • Need a new Laptop or TV? We offer support purchasing Apple and LG products via Stormfront technology.
  • Join our six employee-led equality communities and help foster a workplace that celebrates diversity and create opportunities to collaborate and learn.
  • Let’s not forget, we also offer: Private health insurance (pre-existing conditions are included) & dental insurance, income protection, life assurance and more.

What to expect next:

  1. Phone screen with Recruitment.
  2. Video interview with the Hiring Manager.
  3. In-person interview
  4. Final HR interview with Recruitment.

If you’re successful joining the team, you’ll be meeting our CEO in person during our new joiners breakfast in London – a great opportunity to network with your peers.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Paysafe is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to providing a work environment of mutual respect to everyone without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.