Data Protection Consultant (all genders)


Location:              Norderstedt (hybrid)
Contract:              Fulltime
Language:            German & English


Serrala is a global player in the financial software industry with nearly four decades of experience in empowering businesses to optimize their financial operations. Our core strength lies in our solutions that are designed to make financial processes easier, more efficient, and smarter.  


With a substantial client base of over 2,500 clients in over 70 countries worldwide, we have earned the trust of a diverse global community that trusts our innovation.

If you're curious to dive deeper and explore the work we do, we encourage you to take the next step by applying for a position with us!


Your tasks:

  • Collaborate with Data Protection, Legal, and Security teams to ensure compliance with data protection laws and best practices, while supporting the development of sensible practices for compliance.
  • Assist Development and Product teams in aligning with data protection requirements and best practices, and support Serrala's transformation process for compliance.
  • Provide support to colleagues on data protection queries, new processing activities, and the investigation and resolution of compliance matters.
  • Aid in auditing, reviewing, and improving compliance-related policies, procedures, and controls, as well as conducting internal and external risk assessments and audits.
  • Prepare and negotiate data processing agreements, review transfer impact/risk assessments, and manage subject access request process and individual rights.
  • Monitor compliance with data protection laws and policies, maintain records of processing activities, manage data breaches, and promote a culture of data protection compliance throughout the organization.

Your profile:

  • Background: Bachelor's degree in law, IT or a related field and/or recognized data protection qualification (e.g. CIPP/E, CIPT, CIPM, TÜV Certified DPO)
  • Data-Protection: Prior work experience of at least two years
  • Audits & Legislation: Sound knowledge and practical experience with the implementation and audit data protection legislation matters (particularly, in DACH region)
  • Soft skills: Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as you will need to build and maintain relationships both internally and externally
  • Self-starting: Organized and able to work proactively to effectively coordinate/resolve activities with the aim of supporting business objectives and timelines, in a compliant manner
  • Strong communicator: Excellent spoken and written German skills and good spoken and written English skills

Welcome additional experience:

  • Experience with or knowledge of ISO27000's family of standards
  • Experience with or knowledge of BSI Standards or EU recognized certification mechanisms
  • Experience with FinTech-related regulations/guidelines and understanding of their impact in data protection compliance practices
  • Experience with implementing or knowledge of Privacy Maturity Models


It’s time to become a Serralian…

Do you look forward to taking on exciting challenges in an expanding and innovative environment? We continuously improve the way we work, including modern and flexible working conditions, professional development as part of our LearnLab, joint team events such as monthly lunches, after work events, and the Serralian Base Camp. And yes, we also promote sports activities and provide organic fruit and refreshing beverages.


[EEO Statement]

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate and support diversity by providing equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or handicap, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


[To all recruitment agencies]

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We Are Serrala. We have grown from a small family-owned business into an ambitious, global FinTech with 30+ years of experience. We are hungry to evolve, reinvent ourselves and grow - standing still is not an option.

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