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The role: Data Protection Executive

We are currently recruiting for a Data Protection Executive to join our team in either our Malta or Dublin office.

Are you our next star player?

Reporting to the Head of Data Protection, the Data Protection Executive is responsible for ensuring the coordination of appropriate resources, processes, and systems to manage compliance with the Division’s data protection obligations.

Why we need you:

The role will support the Head of Data Protection in implementing and delivering the divisions privacy framework, engaging with central functions and brand functions pertaining to privacy compliance, lead and deliver strategic projects and analyse cases to recommend appropriate actions that should be taken to address non-compliance.   Senior executives may also be responsible for coordinating resources responsible for enabling the delivery of end-to-end processes, monitoring compliance, reporting compliance key controls and for instilling a strong data protection culture within the Flutter International division and its brands.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the delivery of the divisions privacy framework and privacy principles.

  • Administer program management meetings, agendas, deliver work in progress reports and compile team project updates provide a senior leadership audiences clear status updates.  Support regular briefings for business stakeholders and assist with key reports to senior levels of the organisation.

  • Work closely with other stakeholders within the business units and across other divisions, including IT, Marketing, Online, Human Resources, Commercial, Compliance and Operations to improve internal controls that support the data protection framework and deliver projects. 

  • Develop and execute data protection compliance work including GDPR compliance activities, data protection impact assessments, data mapping services to aid in addressing risk management issues that comply with GDPR requirement.

  • Support the investigation of complex Personal Data Incidents, leakages and regulatory breach, that may occur and assist with identifying mitigation requirements to prevent similar incidents in the future.

  • Oversee training and raising awareness internally on data protection and privacy, across all office locations; 

  • Provide guidance on data subject enquiries/complaints pertaining to subject rights requests.  Liaising with other departments to collect all data necessary to meet SLAs for data subject rights. 

  • Continuous monitoring of external and internal business environments to ensure the divisions and brands data protection responsibilities are understood and internal controls are updated to support compliance requirements.

  • Write and edit briefs on Privacy related topics based on external and internal environmental changes. Build solid knowledge of data protection to become a Subject Matter Expert in areas of interest to our product and sector. 

Who we're looking for:

The successful candidate will have a strong interest and desire to advance in privacy and data protection, and in international privacy regulatory frameworks.  The individual will be capable of working largely unsupervised and on their own initiative delivering results.  They will have strong organization and collaboration skills working with and through colleagues and peers.  The role will require working cross functionally and cross jurisdictionally.

Skills and Capabilities

  • Ability to influence the direction of data protection with senior leaders and peers.

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Assertive and confident, able to operate credibly with business unit stakeholders. 

  • Ability to demonstrate technical knowledge and competence in data protection.  

  • Exceptional attention to detail and high levels of accuracy. 


  • Professionally qualified in data protection law (CIPP/E), program management (CIPM) or Technology (CIPT) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (or equivalent).

  • Strong influencing skills to engage with other teams and have a people management mindset.  Skills should include a process, technical and analytical skillset combined with strong regulatory acumen.

  • A keen strategic thinker with the ability to set objectives and priorities for themselves and teams.

  • 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.

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus.

Your package will include:

  • 30 days paid leave

  • Health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)

  • Personal life insurance and income protection

  • The option to join our company pension scheme

  • A personal interest allowance to let you learn something new or pursue a hobby

  • Looking to extend your family? You will receive a cash gift of 1,000 (EUR) for your new addition whilst working for us

  • 26 weeks Maternity leave at 100% pay & 4 weeks secondary leave pay (paternity) at 100% pay

  • External learning support of up to £2,000 or equivalent in local currency, dedicated 4 learning “Power Hours” every month during office time, full access to the Udemy and Mindtools platforms, in-house leadership program and many other training opportunities for developing your skills and progressing your career

The Group

Flutter Entertainment Plc is a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange. Flutter brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact:

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Data Protection Executive

  • Dublin, Ireland / Saint Julian's, Malta
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