Senior Specialist Compliance & Data Protection, Global Savings Group

Salary not provided
Senior level
Berlin
Global Savings Group

Shopping rewards company

Job no longer available

Global Savings Group

Shopping rewards company

501-1000 employees

RetailB2BEnterpriseMarketingMarket researchSaaSData AnalysiseCommerce

Job no longer available

Salary not provided
Senior level
Berlin

501-1000 employees

RetailB2BEnterpriseMarketingMarket researchSaaSData AnalysiseCommerce

Company mission

To help millions of consumers shop with confidence.

Role

Who you are

  • 5+ years of experience in Compliance, Financial Services, Data Protection, or Risk Management, preferably with a Big4 or international law firm background
  • Expertise in relevant regulations such as German Corporate Governance Codex, IDW PS standards e.g. 340, 980 & 982, as well as specific knowledge of the regulatory rules, in particular those under SYSC, CONC, SUP, PRI, and DISP in relation to requirements for consumer credit brokers and thorough knowledge of the SMCR regime
  • A hands-on mentality and interest to take on new challenges and learn new processes
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize and coordinate different tasks across multiple teams with high personal engagement
  • The ability to effectively translate legal, regulatory, and governmental requirements for operational teams and to effective communication of concrete decision-making material for stakeholders
  • Personal credibility - you must build and maintain trusting relationships with others and take ownership of issues where required
  • Excellent level language skills in English (speaking and writing)
  • Profound knowledge of Germany + UK and basic skills in monitoring local regulations within further core markets FR, US, ES

What the job involves

  • We are currently looking for a Senior Specialist - Compliance & Data Protection (m/f/d), to join our Legal and Finance team as a permanent employee in full time
  • New interdisciplinary role with a focus on Compliance (incl. Financial Services and Regulatory), Data Protection, and Risk Management
  • You will be the primary contact point of contact for employees, management, website users, regulators, and other stakeholders
  • Ensure the group has appropriate systems and controls in place to manage its compliance obligations
  • Provide strategic advice to the C-level on the consumer credit market and the group’s future including risks posed by the current and forecasted economic climate
  • Assist in the UK FCA approval process and ensure the business complies with its FCA regulatory obligations including, but not limited to, the requirements of consumer duty, data reporting requirements, and attendance at FCA events, workshops, and seminars
  • Monitor and maintain the group-wide, internal, and external data protection organization
  • Be leading the technical & conceptual design and development of organizational and regulatory requirements for major corporate governance elements (e.g. Risk Management and Authorities)
  • Coordinate cross-functional projects such as IT security certifications
  • Be working very closely with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders such as Executive Management, 1st line process owners, Financial Auditors, etc

Otta's take

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Sam Franklin

CEO of Otta

With savings portals in over 20 countries, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 award winners Global Savings Group (GSG) has a track record of generating millions in income for a versatile range of retailers. With an international client base that has included Microsoft, Adidas, and H&M, GSG uses data analytics to build customer service platforms for its clients' consumer bases. These platforms allowed its clients to offer cashback, deals, and ways to save, thus enhancing the CX experience.

At a time when eCommerce and online marketplaces continue to outpace high street stores, GSG capitalized on its valued success by acquiring online voucher and discount companies to its portfolio. Notable acquisitions include French cashback company iGraal in 2020 and discount code browser extension Pouch in 2019.

However, the company was recently acquired, itself, by Pepper.com, which the marriage of the world's largest shopping community with Europe's leading shopping recommendation and rewards company. Hence, a multinational tech company empowering shoppers in over 20 markets has been born and will connect brands with consumers across around 2B annual purchases.

Insights

Led by a woman
Top investors

Some candidates hear
back within 2 weeks

7% employee growth in 12 months

Company

Funding (last 2 of 5 rounds)

Feb 2020

$13m

LATE VC

Oct 2017

$11.2m

SERIES C

Total funding: $57.7m

Company benefits

  • A culture that cherishes your individual and professional development
  • An open-minded team that embraces new ideas, perspectives, and methodologies
  • Flexible hybrid working scheme with the possibility of working from abroad for up to 6 weeks
  • Cloud-based company
  • 32 Days-Off + Your birthday off
  • Global and Local get-togethers
  • Possibility of taking a sabbatical after 2 years in the company
  • Access to training and self-development learning platforms with up to 2.5 hours a week of your working hours

Company HQ

Sendling, Munich, Germany

Founders

Andreas Fruth

(Co-Founder and Managing Director)

Currently Co-Founder of CupoNation. Previously Managing Director of RocketInternet, Co-Founder of DropGifts and Managing Director of LAZADA Group.

Gerhard Trautmann

(CEO & Co-Founder)

Previously Project Manager at Siemens Management Consulting and PhD at Institute of Supply Management.

Maria Fernanda de Azevedo Antunes Diniz Junqueira

(Co-Founder and Managing Director of Brazil and Mexico)

Currently Co-Founder and CEO of CupoNation Brazil, Entrepeneur at Rocket Internet. Previously Emerging Markets Sales & Trading - Debt Capital Market (DCM) at Goldman Sachs.

Currently Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Playtomic. Previously Global Venture Development Manager at Rocket Internet and Business Intelligence Executive at Tuenti.

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