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Data Protection Analyst

Security, London, Full Time, £65,000 - £70,000 / year

Job Description

At Reward Gateway, we’re driven by our culture and our mission to “make the world a better place to work.” We do this through our products and technology, supporting our 2500+ clients and their leaders to connect, recognise and engage their people. 
Our products include:
  • Smart Spending: one of the world’s most successful employee discount programmes with over $1 billion annual spent at over 1500 retail partners
  • Smart Pay: our streamlined, user-friendly platform which consolidates and automates payroll benefit applications 
  • Recognition & Reward: where over 3 million moments of recognition are shared, celebrated, and redeemed each year

Your role in our Mission
Our mission is to make the world a better place to work and to achieve this mission we need to ensure our reward and recognition product is developed to the highest standards and continues to remain ahead of the market. This will include overseeing all elements of its development, delivery, and ongoing maintenance.

You will be working closely with Reward Gateway’s Data Protection Officer, providing assistance and mitigating the occurrence of data protection/privacy breaches, and maintaining company compliance with data protection/privacy regulations. You will help maintain the Privacy & Data Protection framework and keep it, and relevant records, up to date with legislation to ensure and demonstrate that we are mitigating data protection risks.

The role requires you to delight your customers across business units by fulfilling their needs, and working with the existing team, and our customers. The analyst role will involve close collaboration with various departments including sales, business operations, and finance. You will also work with our solicitors and external service providers to accomplish this.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing advice to internal stakeholders on Data Protection
  • Assisting the team with incident management and responding to Data Subject Rights Requests
  • Supporting data protection training and awareness initiatives across the company
  • Assisting the business in developing the appropriate policies relating to data protection
  • Ensuring documentation and records are kept up to date including identifying trends and analysis
  • Ensuring changes are communicated to the appropriate internal staff and subcontractors, as required
  • Support a variety of stakeholders to develop policies and procedures that meet legal and industry standard requirements


  • Genuine curiosity about privacy and data protection law
  • Strong knowledge of ongoing legislative, regulatory and judicial developments affecting GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018
  • Practical experience in incident management and responding to Data Subject Rights Requests
  • Experience working on a global business
  • An understanding of contract and legal processes
  • Ability to offer considered and practical advice to the business and possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment without direct supervision and coordinate multiple projects

The Interview Process

  • Telephone interview with a member of our Talent Acquisition Team 
  • Interview with CFO, and Director of Engineering
  • Interview with CTO, and Director of Information Security
Be comfortable. Be you.
At Reward Gateway, we want all of our employees to feel comfortable bringing their passion, creativity, and individuality to work. We value all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences, as we truly believe that diversity drives innovation. Express yourself, join our community and help us Make the World a Better Place to Work.
We hire BETTER.  
From perks to people, our BETTER approach to hiring earns us more trust, happier people, and more world-class talent that helps us to make the world a better place to work. Find out more about Reward Gateway's approach to benefits, equality, talent, technology, empathy, and what you’ll get in return for joining our Mission at rg.co/lifeatrg.
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