Senior Privacy Manager (2-year contract)

Date: 13 Jul 2024

Location: Sofia, 23, BG

Company: Paysafe

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Paysafe Limited (“Paysafe”) (NYSE: PSFE) (PSFE.WS) is a leading payments platform with an extensive track record of serving merchants and consumers in the global entertainment sectors. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, and online cash solutions. With over 25 years of online payment experience, an annualized transactional volume of $140 billion in 2023, and approximately 3,200 employees located in 12+ countries, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 260 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments.


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There are lots of Data Protection jobs on offer, but few can provide such a diverse and stimulating environment. Paysafe is a rapidly growing, international company with a friendly environment.  You’ll be working with colleagues around the globe from our office in Sofia, and linking with London, Dublin, Vienna, and colleagues in North and Latin America. This is an opportunity to build your development in international Privacy.


Job Purpose

To support the Privacy Team in ensuring all Paysafe Group companies comply with applicable data protection and privacy laws globally and provide appropriate risk-based privacy advice to the various business lines to support the commercial growth of the Group.

To act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Data Protection / Privacy laws including e.g. the GDPR, e-Privacy Directive, PIPEDA and CCPA and be willing to develop knowledge of applicable privacy laws globally within the financial services and e-payments industry.

The Senior Privacy Manager will develop their knowledge by working with members of the Privacy team to service business teams and stakeholders on:

  • All aspects of global privacy laws and regulations including data protection, retention, security, and data breach reporting requirements
  • Providing results-driven privacy support to all business units and functions within the Paysafe Group
  • Assisting with the continued development and improvement of the Paysafe Privacy Programme e.g. use of assurance tools, third party vendor management, Privacy by Design, Privacy Impact Assessments, employee training and promoting the privacy ethos across the Group, etc.

The role will include assisting in all the main privacy areas for a global company, including:  

  • implementing the Global Privacy Policy and accompanying Standards globally across all Group companies and employees
  • monitoring and undertaking assurance of compliance with the Privacy Standards, policies and procedures and liaising with Internal Audit
  • carrying out Privacy / Data Protection Impact Assessments
  • investigation and management of potential data breaches and privacy incidents
  • advising on cross border data transfers
  • providing pragmatic and risk-based advice on marketing initiatives, particularly electronic marketing
  • ensuring that Data Protection requirements are in place in Systems processing personal data
  • monitor, annually review and amend as appropriate the global DP registrations and notification(s)
  • provide formal compliance reporting to the Chief and Deputy Chief Privacy Officer
  • providing advice on projects and to act as a key point of contact on Privacy issues
  • reviewing and advising on Data Protection contractual terms and notices


Mandatory Requirements and Experience


  • At least 5 year of experience as a Privacy professional
  • Practical experience in privacy and a thorough understanding of the GDPR and its implications, preferably within an international organisation
  • Understanding of information and communications technology and related operations
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad range of privacy matters in a regulated industry
  • Some ability to travel may be required (post-pandemic)
  • Ability to collaborate and build strong stakeholder relationships
  • Excellent communication skills, able to simplify the complicated
  • Capable of influencing at all levels of the organisation in a friendly and constructive manner
  • Strong Microsoft Office and IT skills
  • Organisational skills – able to run multiple initiatives in parallel with competing deadlines
  • Understanding of technical systems and processes   in the collection, storage and transfer of data
  • Ability to carry out research and quickly digest new and emerging Privacy/ Data Protection requirements and provide practical and commercial advice on their implications to the Paysafe business


Mandatory Qualifications 

  • Law degree
  • IAPP qualification(s) CIPP/E, CIPM, etc. or British Computer Society certification in Data Protection or equivalent


Note: this is a second-line role for a motivated, privacy professional who is interested in progressing their Privacy career in a commercial company. The candidate we are looking for must be able to demonstrate they have the right personal qualities and approach and be constructive, collaborative, helpful, open, honest, influential, motivated, dedicated and have the ability to work in a high-pressure, multicultural and international environment.

Desirable experience

  • Working in the Payments or related industry
  • Exposure to international Privacy laws
  • Use of OneTrust or similar privacy tooling
  • Certification in one or more of data protection/privacy, legal, compliance, information technology, risk management


We offer in return:


  • The opportunity to write the history of a leading and growing multinational company
  • Tailor-made training and ongoing development to help you enhance your skills in the field of online payments
  • Multiple career progression opportunities in a dynamic in-house business
  • Environment where product expertise, professional and personal commitment are rewarded
  • Competitive remuneration and social benefits package (25 days annual paid leave, health insurance, sports card,  team events, company discounts, variety of soft skills, business and technical training programs)
  • Fun and collaborative working atmosphere
  • Flexible working model - we encourage our employees to embrace our flexible working approach. You will be expected to work from home and spend an average of three days a week at our Sofia office as part of our hybrid work model


Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Join our team that is inspired by a unified vision and propelled by passion.


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Equal Employment Opportunity

Paysafe provides equal employment opportunities to all employees, and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination of any type with regard to ethnicity, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of recruitment and employment.  If you need any reasonable adjustments please let us know.  We will be happy to help and look forward to hearing from you.