Data Protection Manager (f/m/d)

Trusted Shops AG • Cologne

  • Full-time


from today / asap

Your duties

We are looking for a Data Protection Manager to lead Trusted Shops' data protection projects and bring them to a successful conclusion as soon as possible. In addition, you will support our management and employees in the implementation of requirements from the GDPR, the BDSG, the TTDSG and internal guidelines. You will also oversee the internal data protection management system, work closely with our internal data protection officer and our data protection coordinators and support them in fulfilling their tasks.

Do you not only have expertise but also a passion for data security? Maybe you already have experience in project management? Then we look forward to receiving your application!

  • You work closely with the company data protection officer and the data protection coordinators and are the contact person for our departments.
  • You are responsible for and/or accompany data protection projects for the implementation of requirements from the GDPR and other guidelines and and lead them to success together with the specialist departments and the data protection officer.
  • You supervise the internal data protection management system, in particular for keeping and maintaining the processing directory and the documentation of legal bases
  • You carry out balancing of interests, data protection impact assessments and transfer impact assessments, thereby contributing to Trusted Shops' data protection compliance.
  • You carry out risk assessments together with the Information Security Office before introducing new software or working with service providers.
  • You write deletion concepts and maintain internal and external data protection guidelines and information pages.
  • You process data protection breaches that have occurred and manage the teams involved to resolve the problem quickly and inform all stakeholders if necessary.
  • You respond to inquiries about data protection from data subjects, co-responsible persons, specialist departments and service providers.
  • You support training measures on data protection-related topics for employees, raise awareness of data protection and provide ongoing coaching for internal data protection coordinators

Your profile

  • A successfully completed degree, preferably in business informatics, business administration, business or media law or relevant training in these areas.
  • Interest in data protection and data security, sound knowledge in these areas and at least 2 years of relevant professional experience
  • A good understanding of technical and business processes
  • Ideally experience in project management. A recognized certification (Prince2, IPMA, etc.) is an advantage.
  • Certification as a data protection officer or data protection auditor is an advantage
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to convey data protection issues to laypersons in an understandable way
  • A team and solution-oriented way of working
  • Fluency in German and English. Other European languages are an advantage.


  • New Work: Home Office or flexible working from Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Poland, France, Italy
  • Permanent contract with Europe's trusted brand
  • 30.5 days holiday
  • Buddy programme (an experienced trustee is at your side)
  • Individual training opportunities
  • Team events (summer party, Christmas party, unit events)
  • Health Pass (free online and offline sports, fitness and health courses)


Not sure if you are what we are looking for? Apply! ​

At Trusted Shops, we are interested in you as a person - whether you fit in with us is independent of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/belief, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity. Trusted Shops is clearly committed to diversity and against discrimination.

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New work

Work from wherever you feel most comfortable. Whether in one of our 5 offices or temporary from another location in Europe.

Health Pass

Stay fit – physically and psychologically. Our company health management offers you a wide range of courses, presentations and workshops.

International flair

With a team from more than 40 different nations, it never gets boring. We celebrate our diversity and the countless new perspectives it gives us.

Individual development opportunities

Unleash your talent and improve your individual skills that support you in your work.

Buddy programme

Your buddy will help you settle in when you first start out with us. Later, you can also share your experience with new colleagues.

Team events

Whether in summer, winter or whenever it suits your team – we enjoy spending time together.

Our values


Open and clear communication gets us to our goals quickly. Address your topics openly – we will find a solution for everything together.


Every single one of our colleagues is a valuable part of our community. Respectful interaction and openness are prerequisites for our work.


We know you’re doing a great job – otherwise you wouldn't be here. We trust you, your skills, ideas and intentions.

Have we awakened your interest?

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