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Senior Privacy Officer

Berlin, Germany · Legal & Compliance

As Senior Privacy Officer, you’ll play an important role in providing support and advice across multiple tribes and teams in Europe, helping the business find practical and appropriate solutions to privacy issues. 

You will be an integral part of dynamic and fast-growing segments of SumUp’s business, working with smart, creative people and innovative technology to create amazing product experiences. You’ll be part of our global Privacy Team, reporting to the Global Privacy Lead, and based in Berlin.

What you’ll do

  • Act as the point of contact for key business and product teams to ensure privacy compliance is embedded into projects from the beginning

  • Review and negotiate privacy related contracts, agreements, clauses and support implementation of SumUp’s global privacy program

  • Provide clear, practical and pragmatic advice on the implementation and impact of European privacy laws for business and product teams

  • Lead development of key projects within SumUp’s global privacy program, including leading on a Privacy-by-Design guide for our Engineering and Product teams

You’ll be great for this role if 

  • You have 6+ years of relevant post-qualification experience at a global company.

  • You’re familiar with supporting product development and advising on legal and regulatory aspects.

  • You understand privacy laws and issues related to payments, lending or related financial services.

  • You have experience communicating complex legal issues in a practical manner to people who do not have a legal background.

  • You can work both independently and collaboratively to deliver critical projects, and contribute successfully to cross-functional, international teams.

Why you should join SumUp

  • We’re a truly global team of 2000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents.

  • You’ll receive a budget for attending conferences and external training.

  • We offer a corporate pension scheme, 28 days’ paid leave, free German and yoga classes, subsidised Urban Sports Club membership and other great benefits.

  • You’ll be based in the heart of Berlin, a leading tech hub and one of Europe’s most vibrant cities.

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.