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Job Description

About the team: The Global Privacy team, part of the Legal organisation, is spearheading a transformation in the way people's data is used. We aim to achieve an upward shift in maturity over the next few years, and we need smart and solution-oriented people to create a team to drive this. 

As our Marketplace Data Protection Officer (d/f/m), based in Berlin, 

you'll be responsible for both German entities, mobile.de and Kleinanzeigen.

What you'll do: 

  • Contribute to shaping and iterating the privacy strategy 

  • Lead the rollout of the privacy strategy - and associated roadmap - in Germany

  • Manage and report on all privacy compliance issues for Germany

  • Manage the operationalisation of Privacy by Design in local functions, particularly Product & Tech organisation(s)

  • Liaise with local regulators and officials in cases of breach notifications, incidents, investigations or policy consultations 

  • Develop and maintain a local network of external privacy contacts from industry, public sector and/ or regulatory bodies  

  • Monitor and adapt to changes in local legislation, industry standards and/ or regulatory positions on privacy and the use of data

  • Develop and guide teams to support your key activities in Germany

  • Identify and shape opportunities for improvements in privacy, specifically in regard to privacy technology

  • Fulfil all other DPO-related tasks as required by relevant local legislation and specifically prescribed by GDPR (Article 37) 

Your profile:  

  • University´s degree in business, law, or related fields

  • 5+ years practical professional experience in a similar role, ideally in a corporate environment

  • CIPP or equivalent privacy qualification 

  • A knack for networking and building social connections

  • Excellent diplomacy and stakeholder management skills

  • Curiosity and interest in Privacy

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 

  • Business fluent in both German and English languages


  • Competitive compensation package
  • Opportunity to shape the way we work. Your feedback and opinions are valued at all levels of the organisation
  • Benefits including stock purchase plan and annual bonus plans
  • Flexibility to work when and how you want - flexible hours, autonomy to set your own agenda, choice of phone and computer
  • Smart Working Policy - work remotely some of the time, balanced with time in the office together with your team - between 5 and 45 days per quarter in the office depending on each team.
  • 'Work from anywhere' weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection!
  • Career development, including language classes and Adevinta Academies: specialised content built by our experts on Machine Learning, Agile, Leadership and more
  • 28 days of holidays, Commuter allowance, Life insurance, retirement plan and generous family leave