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Data Privacy Manager - 12 month FTC (Maternity Cover)

Go Henry


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join the dynamic FinTech revolution with GoHenry and help shape the future of financial education


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Holborn United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

GoHenry is at the forefront of financial education technology, offering innovative financial tools for children and families. As a FinTech leader, we're expanding globally with a mission to empower the next generation with financial literacy. By joining our team, you will contribute to a movement that has already captivated over 6 million members across five countries.

  • Provide expert data privacy management for a 12-month fixed term, covering maternity leave.
  • Collaborate with legal, compliance, and security teams to navigate regulatory changes.
  • Engage in global strategic projects, particularly with US colleagues.
  • Support data protection initiatives and compliance with international standards.
  • Lead privacy assessments for European subsidiaries and contribute to UK Data Privacy strategies.
  • Offer comprehensive training and elevate privacy controls within the company.
  • Proven expertise in UK data protection and privacy laws, with knowledge of global regulations.
  • Understanding of GDPR across European jurisdictions, especially the UK, France, Spain, and Germany.
  • Strong influencing abilities and relationship management skills.
  • Self-motivated, organized, and strategic with an operational focus.

Benefits: Enjoy 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays, a day off on your birthday, enhanced family-friendly policies, private medical insurance, and various salary sacrifice benefits.

GoHenry is a UK-based fintech company created by parents to pioneer financial education. More recently, GoHenry moved into Europe and the US by joining forces with French fintech company PixPay and US investing app, Acorns.

Together, Acorns, PixPay, and GoHenry had over 6 million members across 5 countries. GoHenry offers a debit card and app for kids and teens and companion apps for the family, with in-app tools for sending money, automating allowances, managing chores, setting savings goals, giving to charity, and in-app financial education lessons where kids can watch videos, take quizzes and earn points and badges. This is all designed to help kids and teens build good money habits that will last a lifetime.

Our Legal, Risk and Compliance team provides valuable support across GoHenry and Pixpay. We help with internal legal and compliance matters, data protection and privacy matters and also supporting general corporate governance requirements. 

We’re currently looking for a Data Privacy Manager to join us on a 12 month fixed term contract, providing maternity cover. Ideally we’re looking for candidates who’d be available to start no later than July 2024 to enable a handover.

What your day-to-day will look like: 

  • Work closely with our Legal, Compliance and Security teams to keep ahead of changes in regulations, understand their implications for GoHenry and help our managers to implement changes. You will also work with these teams to answer queries from the business and help them to understand the implications of their plans.
  • Work closely with our colleagues in the US on global strategic projects. 
  • Work with our outsourced Data Protection Officer as required.  
  • Work with external legal counsel, in alignment with the UK legal function, to source legal advice as required.  
  • Provide advice to the business in relation to the governance and implementation of new cookies and other tracking technology. 
  • Provide advice to the business on marketing requirements under PECR and GDPR
  • Lead work to ensure that our Record of Processing is kept up to date and support business developments through the completion/review of documents such as Data Protection Impact Assessments.
  • Assist with designing and delivering bespoke training to our people.
  • Lead on the continued enhancements associated with our compliance with the standards of the ICO’s Age Appropriate Design Code
  • Lead on an assessment of Data Privacy considerations for European subsidiaries trading in France, Spain and Italy including creating and updating a Record of Processing Activities and reviewing relevant policies and procedures.
  • Drive forward strategic projects forming part of our UK Data Privacy agenda.
  • Support GoHenry’ SOC2 engagement by providing evidence for privacy controls.


  • Strong knowledge of the UK regulatory framework for data protection and privacy, awareness of global developments. Ideally you will also have a basic level of understanding of US privacy regulations.
  • Strong knowledge of how GDPR is implemented in different European jurisdictions, particularly in the UK, France, Spain and Germany.
  • Strong influencing skills with the ability to build and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders, at all levels.
  • Good team player, with the ability to work as a team to achieve a greater result.
  • You’ll be self-motivated, will enjoy challenges and are organised with the ability to prioritise effectively.
  • You are able to think strategically and also get involved operationally to deliver detailed changes.
  • Will be self-motivated, enjoys challenges and is very organised.


What’s in it for you:

  • 25 days Annual Leave, in addition to the 8 UK Bank Holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Enhanced family-friendly leave policies
    • Maternity Leave: 20 weeks full pay after 2 years, and 26 weeks full pay after 3 years
    • Paternity Leave: 4 weeks full pay, post probation
  • Bupa Private Medical (post-probation) or Health Cash plan
  • Death in Service of 4x your annual salary from your first day
  • Wellbeing support and platforms for you and your family
  • Salary Sacrifice benefits, including cycle to work, gym memberships and the latest tech

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