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Data Protection Manager


Time Type

Full time


Competitive Salary


Amazing Benefits

Area of Business

Risk Audit & Compliance


Hammersmith - Griffin House Hammersmith Road

Job ID 00027895

About the role

As the Data Protection Manager your job is to help drive a culture of privacy and data protection compliance across Virgin Media O2, and apply your expertise to help the business meet its data protection obligations in a fast paced and regulated environment!

You'll provide analysis, advice and mentorship on risk and compliance matters concerning Virgin Media O2’s day to day processing operations and transformation programmes. Taking the lead on key elements such as the development and implementation of policies and procedures, and the design and delivery of training and awareness programmes.

You'll evaluate and advise on new legislation, emerging standards and initiatives, or new developments in technology that may impact on our use of personal data. By monitoring and reporting on compliance you'll make timely recommendations to address emerging issues.

Not only that, you'll manage the relationship with the ICO, including in relation to consultation, requests for information and investigations.

Who we are

We're on a mission to ensure that our brilliant people have a working environment in which they can truly belong and thrive. As an equal opportunities employer, it's critical that every single person can bring, and be, their whole selves at work.

The must haves

In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • Proven experience in taking care of internal and external customers, with preference for experience operating at c-suite level
  • Industry recognised privacy certification: CIPP/E CIPM, CIPT, PC.pd, etc.
  • Knowledge of UK data protection legislation and ICO codes of practice
  • Experience of implementing privacy by design principles or privacy enhancing technologies is desirable

The other stuff we're looking for

We'd also love you to bring;

  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills
  • Experience advising on data protection matters concerning digital transformation, big data and analytics, Adtech and cloud environments is desirable

What's in it for you?

We know that benefits mean so much more than the 'stuff' we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and tools - all focused on helping you to prioritise what really matters.

All work and no play just isn't our style! We're already planning our future ways of working, for when life becomes a little more normal again. We're constantly evolving our approach to enable you to find a great work life balance.

Want to learn more about our benefits? You can check them out here.

Next steps

If Virgin Media feels like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include a Saville Wave assessment and a competency based interview followed by a chemistry check.

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you. Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media family.

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