Recruitment Opportunities in the Data Protection Commission

The Data Protection Commission undertakes all recruitment with the assistance of the Public Appointments Service. Links to all active competitions will be available here.

  Head of Corporate Affairs and Communications.

The DPC is currently seeking a corporate affairs and communications specialist to join its senior team. Reporting to the Commissioner for Data Protection or the Chair of the Commission, the Head of Corporate Affairs and Communications will be a key member of the DPC’s senior team, providing strategic and operational oversight, leadership and management of the Corporate Affairs and Communications functions. The appointee will perform an important leadership role during a high-profile transformative period for the DPC and beyond, as the DPC cements its role as one of the key data protection regulators in Europe. The appointee will have responsibility for the corporate affairs function and will drive the organisation in compliance, efficiency and innovation. The other half of the role comprises overseeing a team that evolves and manages the DPC communications strategy. This will include internal and external communications; media relationship development and management nationally and internationally; management of stakeholder relations in particular with other EU data protection authorities and key stakeholders nationally. 

Closing date for applications is 3:00pm on Thursday 1st August 2019

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