Group Data Protection Officer

Business Support
Job Type:
Douglas, Isle of Man

We are looking for a Group Data Protection Officer to join our busy and dynamic Legal team in our Isle of Man office.

Why we need you:

You will act as the business partner in the Group in relation to all data protection queries as they relate to the personal data of players, suppliers and our staff. This role will report to the VP, Legal Affair & Group Compliance Officer. You’ll have both strategic and operational Data Protection responsibilities aimed at securing compliance with applicable privacy laws in all relevant territories (including GDPR, COPPA, FTC Act) in which the Group has a presence, and securing adherence to our multi-jurisdictional data privacy Policy. 

  • Strategic responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the ongoing development and implementation of the Data Protection Policies and procedures, reporting to the Board appointed Compliance Committee on the robustness of the Programme and leading the relationships and consultative initiatives with data protection and consumer protection authorities externally.
  • Operationally, this role will include, but not be limited to; administration of the company’s registration with appropriate Data Commissioners, maintenance of the data mapping / data universe records and ensuring that Data Subject Access request obligations are met.

Who are we looking for:

You will have a strong commercial background in the application of data protection law, regulations and practice (GDPR / DPA 2018 and PECR requirements) with significant experience in a similar role in industry.

You’ll hold a practitioner certificate in data protection or equivalent / relevant GDPR or legal qualification, with extensive knowledge and expertise in the implementation and embedding of Global privacy laws including GDPR.

You’ll have experience in leading relationships with government authorities, be team oriented with the ability to explain, influence and direct various levels of stakeholders within the organisation.

What's in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience so whilst we are not able to provide such details at this stage, we can confirm that we offer an excellent salary and benefits package.

Our benefits include a discretionary annual performance bonus, premium health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (providing you all live at the same address).

As an advocate of work/life balance, we offer an annual personal interest allowance where we encourage personal learning outside of working hours; e.g. driving lessons, cookery classes and circus training (to name a few that our people have used this towards). To support you in developing your skills and career, we will provide ongoing training. We offer many more great perks such as an annual travel loan, subsidised massage sessions, free drinks, snacks, hot beverages and fresh fruit every day.

What happens next?

We will seek to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Company

The Stars Group owns or licenses gaming and related consumer businesses and brands, including PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, FOX Bet, BetEasy, Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo, Sky Poker, and Oddschecker, as well as live poker tour and events brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world's largest and most licensed publicly listed online gaming companies.

It is the policy of The Stars Group to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, The Stars Group will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance with completing the online application process, please contact: