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 Regulatory Activity

Reporting to the Commissioner for Data Protection or the Chair of the Data Protection Commission, the Head of Regulatory Activity will be a key member of the DPC’s senior management team and will provide strategic and operational oversight, leadership and management of enforcement and supervision functions.

The successful candidate will have a strong track record of leading or managing large-scale or complex complaint-handling, investigations and regulatory enforcement (in any discipline) with demonstrated outcomes, and significant demonstrable experience in risk management assessment in connection with regulatory investigation and enforcement activities. They will also have the capacity to contribute strategically to the overall leadership and future development of the DPC, most particularly in developing and driving the enforcement and supervision functions.

For further information and for applications please visit The closing date is 4 April 2019.