Data Protection Manager

Salary Competitive

Templafy is looking for a Data Protection Manager to take over core responsibilities of the Privacy division while the Head of Privacy is on parental leave, starting November 2022. The position is vacant from 1 November 2022 for a fixed term of 12 months. There may be possibilities for extending to a permanent position.

You will be an essential part of the Privacy division, which continuously ensures that both the company and the Templafy platform are enterprise grade in terms of privacy. You will be working independently, whilst reporting to the Head of Privacy. However, you will be part of the Information Security department who focuses on encouraging a collaborative and team-oriented environment to ensure all its members get the support they need to achieve their goals. You will also work closely with our Legal, Procurement and Sales teams.


  • Identify and monitor relevant data protection and privacy laws, trends, changes and analyze their relevance to the company. Design, implement and monitor controls needed for privacy compliance.

  • Work directly with all business units to facilitate company-wide privacy compliance and mitigation of privacy risks in the company’s processes and projects.

  • Analyze privacy risk and compliance in the context of Templafy using GDPR methodology, including data protection impact assessments, transfer impact assessments, legal basis assessments, legitimate interest assessments, compatibility tests, necessity tests and proportionality tests.

  • Enable customer-facing teams by handling privacy related queries from customers and prospects, including reviews of data processing agreements, submitting privacy questionnaires and attending meetings.

  • Facilitate procurement and partnerships with third party due diligence and data processing agreements.

  • Handle queries or complaints by the company, customers, data controllers, data subjects or other parties on request.

  • Lead data breach preparedness, including thorough incident analysis, timely response and reporting commitments.

  • Cooperate with local authorities.

  • Carry out internal and external communication about privacy values. Drive privacy awareness training among all employees.

  • Report on privacy compliance; give advice and recommendations to senior management about interpretation or application of data protection requirements.


  • BSc/MSc degree in law, policy, IT or related field. Equivalent professional training may be accepted.

  • 4-6 years’ experience in a data protection role or a qualified lawyer specialized in data protection. Privacy qualifications such as CIPP/E or CIPM are an advantage but are not required.

  • Demonstrable experience with GDPR. Solid understanding of core elements of other data protection regulation.

  • Analytical mindset, capable of researching and analyzing information from multiple sources in the context of the company and the Templafy platform.

  • Strong sense of responsibility, autonomy and ability to facilitate self-initiative. Have sound, practical, independent and ethical judgement.

  • Understanding of IT infrastructure, information security concepts, with SaaS knowledge as a plus.

  • Great written and verbal communication skills in English.

About Templafy

Templafy is pioneering the content enablement category and defining the future of work by helping companies worldwide accelerate the business performance of content. Our platform allows companies to align workforces and effortlessly govern content while supporting teams and employees as they create on-brand, high-performing business content – like documents, presentations, and emails, faster. Templafy supports over 2.8M users and enables over 600 enterprise customers such as KPMG, IKEA, and BDO.   

Founded in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 2014, Templafy's success is built by our 60+ employee nationalities found at offices in New York, Copenhagen, London, Berlin, Eindhoven, and Sydney.  We believe when people feel they belong, have a voice, and feel heard, they are happier and perform better, and that way, everyone wins. Our innovation, diversity, and unique product have raised over $125 million in funding from Insight Venture Partners, Dawn Capital, and Blue Cloud Ventures. The future of work relies on content enabled by Templafy. 

Templafy is a workplace of belongingness. To us this means that you have a voice, you dare to speak up, and your voice is heard. We focus on offering an environment that allows all employees to feel that they belong regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic information, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or other status.

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Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

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Working at

We love improving the way businesses work with documents, presentations and emails. Templafy started in Copenhagen in 2014 and has grown to reach New York, Eindhoven, Berlin, London, and Sydney – so far. We have created a software platform that’s changing the way millions of people work with business content for the better. We’ve filled our (growing number of) offices with innovative thinkers and team players. We love to hear fresh ideas so everybody has a voice here. We don’t just say we are inclusive: we are. We work as equals and bring individual strengths to the team. In this way, we all make each other better, wiser and stronger. Templafy offers all you’d expect from a company experiencing explosive growth. We’ve got the good coffee and the great vacation plan, the nice lunches, cutting-edge technology, and the ergonomic chairs. But beyond all the comforts and new technology, we offer a safe place to work where contributions are valued and freedom to grow professionally is encouraged. We want people to be happy here. We believe the only way to achieve that is by offering a workplace where everybody feels respected and encouraged to achieve their potential.

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