Data Protection Analyst

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as theData Protection Analyst in the UK (London or Remote) or any existing Save the Children International Regional or Country office worldwide. 

Role Purpose:

The Data Protection Analyst will support the Information Assurance team in providing services to a wide range of stakeholders and help deliver a single, end-to-end view of all business processes, including the interactions with teams, systems and third parties. The role will is instrumental in driving a strong Data Protection culture throughout the organisation and the role will be responsible for providing data protection advice and guidance across the organisation and coordinating activities concerning privacy matters.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency or data protection incident, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.



  • Sound knowledge of EU and UK Data Protection Legislation
  • At least two years of experience working with process analysis and documentation in a privacy programme or project environment
  • Capability to convey data protection related information effectively to non-privacy stakeholders in a clear and comprehensive manner.
  • Understanding of information technologies and data security
  • Demonstrable experience of investigating data breaches and advising the business in relation to data protection requirements.
  • Ability to work with a range of business stakeholders to understand and articulate their activities in line with defined standards
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, with a proactive and collaborative approach, and a strong results orientation
  • A commitment to the mission, vision and values of Save the Children

We can offer circa £43,500 per annum (If based in the UK) with an option of flexible working hours. If the role is based outside of the UK, National Terms & Conditions (including pay and benefits) will apply.

This role can be based in the UK (London or Remote) or any existing Save the Children International Regional or Country office location on approval, provided the successful candidate has proof of eligibility to work from the preferred location for the duration of the contract.

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The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your salary expectations. A full copy of the role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Job Description

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8 Nov 2023

22 Nov 2023 - 18:59 EST


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