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Privacy Manager - 12 mths FTC


Regulatory and Compliance
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office
About UsResponsible for delivering in depth regulatory and compliance activities and controls, taking ownership of activities for a defined area of Dyson to ensure the business operates in line with internal policies, procedures and guidance and external regulatory or legislative requirements

About the role

  • Lead a global privacy team based across geographic locations
  • Lead on data protection and global privacy compliance program
  • Develop global privacy standards in collaboration with the Head of Legal Compliance and Ethics
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert, providing prompt, professional advice to colleagues where necessary
  • Responsible for setting and implementing all aspects of the data protection compliance strategy and program
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable data protection and privacy legislation
  • Promote and encourage a culture of data privacy across the organization – build ‘hearts and minds’ by leading on communication, awareness and training
  • Pro-actively conduct data protection impact assessments
  • Collaborate with colleagues across Dyson, including providing SME support to day-to-day queries and negotiations on data protection contract clauses with suppliers and customers
  • Lead on BAU activities and act as point of escalation for all internal escalations
  • Manage timely, appropriate and professional responses to data subject rights requests and complaints
  • Implement and maintain privacy by design across the business
  • Review and maintain data processing records (Art 30. GDPR)

About You

  • Previous experience of leading a team globally
  • Previous experience within a legal, compliance or data protection role having worked with data protection laws, with sound working knowledge of privacy compliance requirements in key territories in which Dyson operates
  • Expert knowledge of the GDPR, ideally demonstrated with an appropriate qualification (e.g. CIPP/E or CIPP/M)
  • Experience coordinating and/or supporting business-change projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, able to communicate effectively with people at all levels both inside and outside of the company, tailoring messaging to audience
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organisation
  • Capable of working independently, but within a team structure
  • Ability to build trusted relationships with colleagues and key stakeholders
  • Confidence in delivering training
  • Self-starter, confidence to independently seek resolutions to issues when appropriate
  • Enthusiasm for engaging with emerging laws and technologies


  • Performance related bonus 
  • Company paid Life Insurance 
  • Discounts on Dyson machines 
  • Competitive pension scheme 
  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Subsidized café providing endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch  
  • Private Medical insurance
  • On-site gym


At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate. 

Closing date: 29 October 2021