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Group Data Protection Officer

  • Hybrid -
    • Paris, France
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Permanent - Full Time

Group Data Protection Officer

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Job ID: r17568

What You'll Do:

At a very exciting time in the company’s development in the context of significant market transition, we are looking for a smart, enthusiastic and with hands-on experience privacy professional to become Criteo’s Group Data Protection Officer to ensure compliance with the GDPR and other global data protection laws.

As Group DPO, you will be a key member of the Legal team. You will manage Criteo’s compliance with privacy laws globally and will collaborate closely with all relevant company functions (Product, Information Security, Human Resources). You will establish yourself as the trusted privacy advisor providing valuable insights as they engage into various initiatives.


This role is based in Paris. Note that Criteo has a full flex work policy.

You will

  • Be the point of contact with the CNIL as registered DPO;
  • Ensure regulatory compliance with the GDPR and other relevant data protection laws (maintain the register of processing activities, conduct Data Protection Impact Assessments and Legitimate Interest Analysis, respond to data subject requests, maintain privacy policies, develop training programs, handle incident reporting as needed);
  • Monitor on-going regulatory and legislative developments on data protection and privacy on a global scale to properly advise the relevant teams on the latest developments and upcoming changes.
  • Work closely with the Product, R&D and business teams to design Criteo’s AI powered innovative advertising solutions that meet evolving business needs while applying a privacy-by-design approach;
  • Provide support to the legal teams in charge of drafting and negotiating client, partner and supplier contracts;
  • Handle investigations, disputes and litigations with the support of outside counsel.

Who You Are:

  • A talented privacy expert with minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience in a top tier law firm and/or or major corporation preferably within tech companies.
  • Deep understanding of EU data protection regulation (GDPR, e-privacy, etc.) as well as a good understanding of US privacy laws (e.g. CCPA) and of other major privacy frameworks and evolving legislation worldwide (UK, Brazil, Japan, India, Singapore, Korea, Australia).
  • Understanding of privacy issues that relate to the digital advertising industry.
  • Ability to establish effective cross-functional relationships in an international work environment and accommodate diverse personalities and cultures;
  • Ability to navigate complexity and work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, and adapt quickly to change business needs and/or priorities;
  • Problem solver and solutions oriented, with a pragmatic - but always compliant – approach;
  • Superior communication skills translating complex compliance requirements to business partners in an easily understandable manner
  • Fluency in French and English;
  • Last but not least… Lots of go Go Go & can-do attitude!


We acknowledge that many candidates may not meet every single role requirement listed above. If your experience looks a little different from our requirements but you believe that you can still bring value to the role, we’d love to see your application!​

Who We Are:

Criteo is the global commerce media company that enables marketers and media owners to deliver richer consumer experiences and drive better commerce outcomes through its industry leading Commerce Media Platform.

At Criteo, our culture is as unique as it is diverse. From our offices around the world or from home, our incredible team of 3,600 Criteos collaborates to develop an open and inclusive environment. We seek to ensure that all of our workers are treated equally, and we do not tolerate discrimination based on race, gender identity, gender, sexual orientation, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, political opinion, pregnancy, migrant status, ethnicity, marital or family status, or other protected characteristics at all stages of the employment lifecycle including how we attract and recruit, through promotions, pay decisions, benefits, career progression and development. We aim to ensure employment decisions and actions are based solely on business-related considerations and not on protected characteristics. As outlined in our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, we strictly forbid any kind of discrimination, harassment, mistreatment or bullying towards colleagues, clients, suppliers, stakeholders, shareholders, or any visitors of Criteo. All of this supports us in our mission to power the world’s marketers with trusted and impactful advertising encouraging discovery, innovation and choice in an open internet.

Why Join Us:

At Criteo, we take pride in being a caring culture and are committed to providing our employees with valuable benefits that support their physical, emotional and financial wellbeing, their interests and the important life events. We aim to create a place where people can grow and learn from each other while having a meaningful impact. We want to set you up for success in your job, and an important part of that includes comprehensive perks & benefits. Benefits may vary depending on the country where you work and the nature of your employment with Criteo. When determining compensation, we carefully consider a wide range of job-related factors, including experience, knowledge, skills, education, and location. These factors can cause your compensation to vary.

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Criteo came to spring off of a few great minds, back in 2005. From the start-up incubator to the global company we are now, Criteo has grown, standing now for 37 offices and further coworking spaces across the globe. In France, we welcome around 1,000 Criteos in our two spacious and collaborative hubs of Paris and Grenoble.

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