Data Protection Manager France & Italy in France

  • Contract
  • France
  • Posted 1 month ago


About RX Global

RX is in the business of building businesses for individuals, communities and organisations. We elevate the power of face-to-face events by combining data and digital products to help customers learn about markets, source products and complete transactions at over 400 events in 22 countries across 43 industry sectors. RX is passionate about making a positive impact on society and is fully committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all our people. RX is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business

RX Global have kicked off 2022 in our longstanding tradition of acquiring key events in growth sectors and markets. RX Global have officially acquired 3rd Street Group Ltd, owners and organisers of Big Data LDN

Big Data LDN is one of the UK’s largest data and analytics conferences and exhibitions, hosting leading data, analytics experts and suppliers. The event brings together the data scientist community in a unique exhibition format for the sector including a superior, end user-led conference programme and takes place in the autumn at Olympia.

The global big data and business analytics sector continues to grow in the UK and globally, and Big Data LDN is a perfect fit for us. We’ll be able to build the event exponentially by leveraging our suite of technology platforms, global network and operational expertise. A key issue within big data remains security and privacy, and we look forward to finding synergies with our existing Infosecurity brand to deliver even more value to our customers across the data and analytics sector.

About RELX

RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. The Group serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs over 33,000 people, of whom almost half are in North America.

This position will support the Data Protection Officer in ensuring that RX France & Italy continues to meet our global privacy obligations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting the RX Privacy Office in providing the business high-quality and timely advice on compliance with all aspects of privacy and data protection compliance covering France and Italy, 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 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 programmes in conjunction with the RX Global Privacy Office.

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

  • Assisting in audit reporting processes.

  • Establishing 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.

Ideal candidate profile


  • University degree or equivalent.

  • Fluency in English, French and Italian is required.

  • CIPP/E, CIPM or other officially recognised privacy certification a must.

The business is looking for a candidate with extensive data protection knowledge and 5+ years’ experience in a commercial environment.

Such knowledge and experience should include:

  • Extensive working knowledge of the GDPR and e-Privacy Directive with the ability to analyse legislative requirements and relate these to organisational practices and solutions.

  • Working knowledge of data protection law in France and Italy.

  • Deep understanding of online platforms, systems, data and processes.

  • Strong ability to engage effectively and create buy-in with all levels of the organisation.

  • Ability to provide clear and effective communication and reporting on changes and issues.

  • A highly visible champion in the business with a can-do attitude and enthusiasm that inspires others.

  • 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 work effectively and supportively within a global team.

  • Ability to travel as needed.

Management Level

12 – Professional IC

We are an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to providing a fair and accessible hiring process. If you have a disability or other need that requires accommodation or adjustment, please let us know by completing our Applicant Request Support Form: .

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RELX is a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.

We help scientists make new discoveries, lawyers win cases, doctors save lives and insurance companies offer customers lower prices. We save taxpayers and consumers money by preventing fraud and help executives forge commercial relationships with their clients.

In short, we enable our customers to make better decisions, get better results and be more productive.

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