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Job Description

About the team: The Global Privacy team, part of the Legal organisation, is spearheading a transformation in the way people's data is used. We aim to achieve an upward shift in maturity over the next few years, and we need smart and solution-oriented people to create a team to drive this. 

As our Marketplace Data Protection Officer (d/f/m), based in Berlin, 

you'll be responsible for both German entities, mobile.de and Kleinanzeigen.

What you'll do: 

  • Contribute to shaping and iterating the privacy strategy 

  • Lead the rollout of the privacy strategy - and associated roadmap - in Germany

  • Manage and report on all privacy compliance issues for Germany

  • Manage the operationalisation of Privacy by Design in local functions, particularly Product & Tech organisation(s)

  • Liaise with local regulators and officials in cases of breach notifications, incidents, investigations or policy consultations 

  • Develop and maintain a local network of external privacy contacts from industry, public sector and/ or regulatory bodies  

  • Monitor and adapt to changes in local legislation, industry standards and/ or regulatory positions on privacy and the use of data

  • Develop and guide teams to support your key activities in Germany

  • Identify and shape opportunities for improvements in privacy, specifically in regard to privacy technology

  • Fulfil all other DPO-related tasks as required by relevant local legislation and specifically prescribed by GDPR (Article 37) 

Your profile:  

  • University´s degree in business, law, or related fields

  • 5+ years practical professional experience in a similar role, ideally in a corporate environment

  • CIPP or equivalent privacy qualification 

  • A knack for networking and building social connections

  • Excellent diplomacy and stakeholder management skills

  • Curiosity and interest in Privacy

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 

  • Business fluent in both German and English languages


  • Competitive compensation package
  • Opportunity to shape the way we work. Your feedback and opinions are valued at all levels of the organisation
  • Benefits including stock purchase plan and annual bonus plans
  • Flexibility to work when and how you want - flexible hours, autonomy to set your own agenda, choice of phone and computer
  • Smart Working Policy - work remotely some of the time, balanced with time in the office together with your team - between 5 and 45 days per quarter in the office depending on each team.
  • 'Work from anywhere' weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection!
  • Career development, including language classes and Adevinta Academies: specialised content built by our experts on Machine Learning, Agile, Leadership and more
  • 28 days of holidays, Commuter allowance, Life insurance, retirement plan and generous family leave

Company Description

Founded in 1996, mobile.de disrupted the status quo of buying and selling cars with the first online vehicle marketplace, driven by the idea to create something new. As a driver of change for growth and innovation, we became more than just a platform. We are an ecosystem of skilled and entrepreneurially minded people, a community to unite sellers and buyers. As the No 1 marketplace in Germany we closely cooperate with a powerful network of around 42,000 dealers and connect them with almost 17 million unique users per month.

Mobile.de is part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist and sustainability leader with 40+ products in 15 countries.

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role but are interested, please consider applying anyway. Research suggests that women and individuals from underrepresented groups may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We strongly encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply and look forward to speaking with you.


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