Job | Data Protection Correspondent | Brussels

Reference number: VL/BE/LAW/3499/23

Master in Law with at least 3 years of experience in personal data protection issues in a law firm, an international company, or a Data Protection Authority. Fluent in English and a good command of French and Dutch.

Our client

Edenred is a pioneer, a tech leader and the everyday companion for people at work across more than 46 countries. Their 10.000 employees are committed to making the world of work a better place for all, one that is safer, more efficient and more user-friendly. At Edenred, their passion for customers, respect, imagination, simplicity and entrepreneurial spirit are their core values. For anyone who needs to vibe in their professional life, they are the best place to work and grow.

In 2021, thanks to its global technology assets, the Group managed more than €30 billion in business volume, primarily carried out via mobile applications, online platforms and cards.

Edenred is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange and included in the following indices: CAC Next 20, FTSE4Good, DJSI Europe and MSCI Europe.

Description of the vacancy

The Data Protection Correspondent will be responsible for managing the Data Protection topics for Edenred Belgium & Luxembourg.

You will report to the Operations Director and be under the functional responsibility of the Group Data Protection Officer, based in Paris. You will work for Edenred Belgium, where you will work in close collaboration with operational teams.Your missions will involve to:

  • Roll-out the Group data protection compliance program to ensure compliance locally and reporting on the progression’s status.
  • Deploy a local roadmap of compliance in order to meet both Group objectives and cover potential local identified gaps.
  • Support deployment of Group data protection tools (notably One Trust) at local level.
  • Support local teams with the Group projects deployed locally, notably by ensuring proper adaptation regarding local legislation.
  • Ensure a local adaptation of Group documentation (policies and procedure, etc.).
  • Act as a key Business Unit’s point of contact on data protection topics for the Group.
  • Supporting local teams with data protection compliance of any local project (privacy by design) and ensure compliance over time.
  • Prepare and update local data protection documentation (Information notices, Data Processing Agreements, consent forms, policies and procedures, etc.) and perform privacy impact assessments, legitimate interest assessments and risk analysis, where necessary.
  • Fill in and maintain up to date the inventory of personal data processing activities (One Trust).
  • Manage data subjects’ requests in collaboration with local teams.
  • Participate in negotiation of Data Processing Agreements with corporate clients and providers.
  • Conduct awareness sessions on a regular basis and yearly training sessions.
  • Coordinate, in collaboration with IT, the management of potential incidents involving personal data within the framework of policies and procedures defined at Group level.
  • Coordinate and implement, in collaboration with IT and Marketing, cookie and website compliance policies.
  • Act as a point of contact for local regulators and coordinate with the Group.
  • Monitor the evolution of regulations and standards in terms of data protection (specific to the area of action).
  • Work with the Head of Legal & Compliance on other legal and compliance matters as might be required.


You have a Master in Law and are qualified in new technology law and/or certified in personal data protection.

You have at least 3 years of experience in personal data protection issues in a law firm, an international company, or a Data Protection Authority.

You have demonstrated:

  • In-depth knowledge of regulations relating to personal data (in particular the GDPR) and their application.
  • Interest in technological topics. Knowledge of the context and issues related to Edenred’s business sector. Experience in the field of payments, new technologies, or in a regulatory environment would be a plus.
  • Flexibility. Ability to manage projects in collaboration with others, and to work in a very international environment with teams with very varied expertise and profiles.
  • Strong skills required in written and oral communication, and coordination.
  • Autonomy and responsiveness. Hands-on, ability to identify and measure risks, prioritize actions and make recommendations adapted to the context.
  • Results oriented. Ability to facilitate corporate decision-making.

Languages required: Fluent in English and good command of French and Dutch (written and oral).


You will have a dynamic job in a fast-moving business environment. You will closely work together with the business. You will be offered a motivating and competitive remuneration package.

Accreditation recruitment & selection: VG.896/B (Flemish Region) – 00078-405-20121019 (Brussels-Capital Region) – W.RS.162 (Walloon Region)


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