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Data Protection Co-Ordinator

IT Team

We LOVE pizza! It brings us all together. The world deserves BETTER PIZZA and we deliver it!

We are more than just a pizza company; we’re a pizza family and our secret ingredient is YOU!

Role of Data Protection Co-Ordinator offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full Permanent Contract
  • Contributory Pension 
  • Employee discount program on shopping, gym memberships, holidays and much more
  • Bonus

The Data Protection Coordinator will assist with the implementation, management and monitoring of the data privacy and protection strategy, Implement and training GDPR training and the creation and roll-out of policies, guidelines, and data protection awareness training.

Provide support, education and training to our Franchisees and stores around the Data Protection Regulations.  Moreover, will identify and manage risks related to data privacy and protection, and escalate risks and issues to executives, as needed.  The role will require some travel around the UK.

Responsibilities of the Data Protection Co-Ordinator

  • Review controls implemented by Papa Johns to inform, advise and issue recommendations to the business with regards to data protection, privacy and compliance, including with data protection laws (e.g. GDPR, HIPPA, DPAct) and internal policies and guidelines
  • Foster a data protection culture within Papa Johns and help to implement essential elements of the data protection (e.g. principles of data processing, data subjects’ rights, data protection by design and by default, security, data breaches management)
  • Promote continuous training to maintain data protection awareness and feedback, and include protection as part of the Papa Johns agenda
  • Document all decisions taken
  • Support Papa Johns Teams in the communication and as point of contact for both data subjects (e.g. customers) and the regulatory authorities where required.
  • Attend regular/ ongoing data protection, information security and privacy training

Skills and Experience required for role:

  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in data protection compliance or a related field
  • Expertise in European data protection laws and practices including in-depth understanding of the GDPR
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage sensitive and confidential information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Great interpersonal skills and ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Previous experience and expertise data privacy laws (e.g. GDPR, HIPPA, DPAct, POPI), regulations and practices
  • Understanding of data processing operations, including business applications and data use
  • Understanding of cross over between legal, IT and data security requirements.
  • Experience of promoting a data privacy culture of awareness and understanding
  • Experience of developing and assessing privacy policies and controls that minimize risk and ensure compliance
  • Familiarity with privacy and security risk assessment, best practices and gap analysis, privacy certifications/seals, and information security certifications
  • Privacy, data protection and information security certifications
  • Experience working with Franchisees preferred

"At Papa John’s, people are always our top priority. Our secret ingredient is YOU. Working with Papa John’s is a great place to work. We are more than just a pizza company; we’re a pizza family.

You work hard every day for your family and we’re always hard at work to take care of ours. You deliver quality and awesome service to our customers. We will deliver possibilities to you!

Papa John's seeks people who have an entrepreneurial spirit and share our philosophy for success. Hands-on training, a clean and safe work environment, quality business practices, advancement opportunities and meaningful work combine to produce not only the best pizza, but also the best team members! Better Opportunities. Better People!

At Papa John's we call ourselves team members instead of employees because we believe it is only through a strong team we can produce the best experience for our customers. Whether at our corporate campus, distribution centers, our restaurants, or located internationally; Papa John's has a variety of positions for talented and passionate people.

Papa John's is an equal opportunity employer and provides excellent career opportunities for our entire team. Our company philosophies of promote from within and rewards based on performance are important elements of our company culture.

Location Northfield Dr, Milton Keynes MK15 0DQ, UK
Salary Up to £39000.00 per annum plus bonus
Schedule Full Time
Experience Required? Yes


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Our IT team helps us stay connected to sales, inventory, financial and HR data so that our head office corporate management team, area managers and franchisees get the info they need out in the field to respond to trading conditions.

Our goal is to ensure all our franchisees have the IT infrastructure they need to run a profitable business.