Data Protection Manager / Legal Counsel (all genders) limited for 1 year

At Beiersdorf, we want to help people feel good about their skin – and our commitment goes far beyond caring for skin. For 140 years, we have developed innovative skin and body care products for well-known brands such as NIVEA, Eucerin, La Prairie, Hansaplast, and Labello. We act according to our purpose, WE CARE BEYOND SKIN, and take responsibility for our consumers, our employees, the environment and society.

Behind every brand, every product and every accomplishment are our more than 20,000 employees. It is for them that we live a culture of inclusion, respect and trust that is strongly aligned with our values CARE, COURAGE, SIMPLICITY and TRUST. We embrace diversity by valuing the uniqueness of each individual and being committed to equal opportunities for all.

Your Tasks

  • Plan and conduct projects and project management activities
  • Contribute to further development of the Beiersdorf data protection organization, processes and systems in Germany, Switzerland, and Europe
  • Take the lead in ensuring data protection documentation together with selected business functions and subsidiaries
  • Support in the identification and evaluation of data protection risks
  • Support in the prevention, detection, reaction to, monitoring and reporting of data protection violations
  • Define and test technical and organizational measures
  • Audit and monitor data processing operations in the context of audits
  • Create of training materials for employee and management training

Your Profile

  • University degree in law combined with strong IT knowledge or an IT background with profound legal skills
  • several years of relevant working experience with data protection related
  • Strong interdisciplinary collaboration skills
  • Knowledge in the field of data protection management (German data protection law BDSG and EU GDPR, Swiss DSG), ideally based on practical experience in this area
  • Knowledge and experience in project management
  • Experience in the field of information technology and in data collection and processing
  • Deeper basic knowledge in the field of compliance management systems and risk management desirable
  • Experience in communication, training and auditing desirable
  • Motivated, constructive and flexible work attitude
  • Proactive, structured and independent working style
  • Organisational talent, dynamic, strong communication skills, creative
  • Excellent knowledge of German and English, spoken and written, knowledge of another foreign language a plus
  • Secure handling of MS Office, knowledge of MS Sharepoint is an advantage

Additional information

We embrace Diversity and Inclusion and are committed to providing equal opportunities to all of our applicants – regardless of race, gender, age, religion and beliefs, sexual orientation and gender identity, disability, cultural, ethnic or national origins. We would therefore kindly ask you to include only information and data in your documents which are relevant for the assessment of your application (e.g. curriculum vitae, salary expectations, relevant references and certificates) and encourage you to upload your CV without a picture.


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Job Details

Contract Type:
Limited, 1 Year / Full-Time
Country / City:
Germany / Hamburg
Beiersdorf AG
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