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RT-C/IPL-C/00060 Personal Data Protection Analyst

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Serco Nederland BV,/ Serco Services GmbH, part of the Serco group, A FTSE250, Multi-national Service Provider with over 50,000 employees worldwide.

Serco’s space heritage over the last 40 years has placed us in the Space News Top 50 Space Industry Manufacturing and Services Companies - We work alongside EUMETSAT and the European Space Agency, where we are the largest on-site service provider with ca. 300 staff.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Personal Data Protection Analyst based at ESTEC.

Role Responsibility

The role of the PDPA (Personal Data Protection Analyst) is to contribute to support the Data Protection Officer by analysis of data processing operations, data flow, services, applications, etc. and to contribute to the identification of risk, risk mitigation and to provide recommendations towards the required changes in order to comply with regulatory requirements and ESA policies. The successful candidate should concentrate his/her activities on the following:

  • Support on the inventory of all business processes that involve personally identifiable data;
  • Identify what personal data is processed in which business process;
  • Define the legitimate purpose, for each business process;
  • Identify any personal data not meeting the processing purpose criteria (incl. backups);
  • Determine and document legal grounds for processing;
  • Identify data processors involved in business processes;
  • Identify by what means data is processed for each process;
  • Identify any sub-processing where applicable;
  • Propose amendments to existing business processes to ensure data minimization;
  • Identify risk assessment and mitigation;
  • Perform Data Protection Impact Assessment (where relevant) to identify gaps;
  • Update templates to reflect changes;
  • Support Gap Analysis and recommendations.

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate should have the following skills and experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Law, with a specialization in personal data protection.
  • In depth knowledge and experience in EU personal data protection law.
  • Experience in drafting guidance and outsourcing agreements.
  • Strong legal analytical skills.
  • Experience in analysis of personal data in data flows, IT operations, IT security issues and provision of recommendations towards compliance. Certifications in information security.
  • Experience in information systems auditing, risk and mitigation of risk. Practice in Data Protection Impact Assessments. 
  • Skilled at analysis and providing recommendations on compliance.  Good drafting skills and attention to detail.
  • Capability to manage confidential information.
  • Capable of managing a large amount of analysis work-load in multiple topics.



Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.

Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process.

Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. 

For positions located within the Darmstadt Support Office please note that only applicants with no family affiliation within the Company will be considered.

Data Protection:

When creating a profile on the Serco Career Centre you agreed to the Data Protection policy, a copy is available upon request.

You may submit a written request revoking your consent to this agreement at any time.

Package Description

Highly competitive salary 

Corporate Benefits Package 

Relocation Assistance (if applicable)

Further information available from the Serco Europe Recruitment Team

About the Company

Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services, employing over 50,000 people in over 20 countries.

We work closely with the European Government Institutions & Space Agencies providing crucial Services with over 300 staff members.

The services we provide are often of critical importance to the communities and nations we serve, Providing public services is one of the most satisfying and rewarding careers you can have, you have an ability to make a real positive difference to people’s lives and to your community and country.

As a business which delivers “front-line” public services, employing tens of thousands of people, we are constantly developing and promoting people; our need for skilled professionals is insatiable and few companies can offer as many opportunities for individuals to grow their careers

What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service – To keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play here.

Serco provide the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action.

If you share our values then join with over 50,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you

A career with Serco offers the chance to work with both inspirational people and innovative contracts, in a dynamic and exciting environment.

We have a mandate to execute brilliantly and our people lead and inspire based on our core values, Trust, Care, Pride and Innovation.

Take pride in what you do.

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