Data Protection Officer, AXA DCP

09 Jul 2024
14 Jul 2024
Job Type
Data Protection
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Data Protection Officer, AXA DCP

Location : Europe / UK

In line with the AXA Group's Driving Progress 2023 strategy and ambition to develop an innovative, transversal solution to help us better serve our customers, AXA's Management Committee recently announced a new strategic initiative – Digital Commercial Platform (DCP) – designed to transform AXA's value proposition. Through DCP, AXA will serve existing and new clients and partners through an evolving business model, where our focus on insurance protection will transition to a combination of protection, prevention, and services – moving from loss prevention to loss prediction.

AXA DCP relies on creating an ecosystem of AXA's risk insights, risk management, and risk prevention capabilities to enhance and support our service offering to commercial clients. Clients will be able to access a broad selection of data built on existing or developing AXA assets. The platform will also create value by monetizing unique capabilities and services for our customers, aggregating, and delivering insights from unique data sets with external partners, and fostering end–customer relationships in alignment with brokers.

AXA DCP aims to:
  • Improve our underwriting pricing and claims capabilities across the commercial lines book of business of AXA Group
  • Create a platform for risk management and prevention services
  • Build an ecosystem of business partners
As Data Protection Officer, your main mission will be to ensure that AXA DCP meets its legal and operational responsibilities in relation to data protection, data management and information governance in compliance with the GDPR and other data protection laws, including managing internal data protection activities, advise on data protection impact assessments and conduct potential internal audits.

You will be working with colleagues across the organization by providing advice and guidance on how we ensure a positive data protection, information governance and data culture enabling our business development and ambitions achievement compliantly. You will lead on the development of our policies, processes and strategy in your area, and provide regular reporting to our LT on how we are achieving our aims and meeting our requirements.

DISCOVER your opportunity

What will your essential responsibilities include?
  • Develop, update, communicate, implement and maintain comprehensive data management, security, protection, compliance and residency strategies, frameworks, policies, standards and roadmaps aligned with the goals and objectives for AXA Digital commercial Platform.
  • Monitor and ensure the compliance with relevant data protection, security, compliance, residency laws and regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable regional or industry–specific requirements to ensure compliance of AXA Digital Commercial Platform to make the platform marketable.
  • Conduct and oversee Data Privacy Impact Assessments and pre–screenings for AXA Digital Commercial Platform to identify and mitigate potential privacy risks and non–compliance
  • Develop and implement incident response plans and procedures to address data breaches and privacy incidents.
  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders to mitigate and manage data breaches.
  • Evaluate data protection, privacy, security and compliance risks associated with third–party vendors and service providers, ensuring appropriate data protection clauses and controls are in place.
  • Coordinate and conduct periodic reviews to assess data protection compliance and effectiveness of controls, policies and procedures.
  • Prepare reports for senior management and relevant authorities on data protection, security, compliance and residency activities, incidents, and compliance status.
  • Collaborate with legal, compliance, security and other relevant departments to address emerging requirements and implement necessary changes
  • Raise awareness and understanding of data privacy, security, residency and compliance throughout the organization.
  • Stay current with evolving data protection, residency and compliance regulations, guidelines, and best practices, and ensure the organization's data practices and the Digital Commercial Platform remain compliant and marketable.
  • Communicate the value of data initiatives and progress to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders promote data compliance / security / protection / privacy best practices.
  • Produce regular reports, metrics, key performance indicators and key risk indicators for management and stakeholders.
You will report to the Head of Legal, AXA DCP

SHARE your talent

SHARE your talent

We're looking for someone who has these abilities and skills:

Required Skills and Abilities
  • Three or more years of experience in data protection compliance or related field
  • Expertise in data protection laws and practices, including deep understanding of GDPR
  • Experience in a legal, compliance, audit, or risk management role
  • Good capacity to manage several projects at the same time
  • Strategic vision of security–related aspects.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to manage sensitive and confidential information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and a strong work ethic
  • You are a problem solver and have excellent analytical skills
  • You are fluent in English
FIND your future

AXA XL, the P&C and specialty risk division of AXA, is known for solving complex risks. For mid–sized companies, multinationals and even some inspirational individuals we don't just provide re/insurance, we reinvent it.

How? By combining a comprehensive and efficient capital platform, data–driven insights, leading technology, and the best talent in an agile and inclusive workspace, empowered to deliver top client service across all our lines of business – property, casualty, professional, financial lines and specialty.

With an innovative and flexible approach to risk solutions, we partner with those who move the world forward.

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Inclusion & Diversity

AXA XL is committed to equal employment opportunity and will consider applicants regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity and origins, marital status, religion, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

At AXA XL, we know that an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce enable business growth and are critical to our success. That's why we have made a strategic commitment to attract, develop, advance and retain the most diverse workforce possible, and create an inclusive culture where everyone can bring their full selves to work and can reach their highest potential. It's about helping one another – and our business – to move forward and succeed.
  • Five Business Resource Groups focused on gender, LGBTQ+, ethnicity and origins, disability and inclusion with 20 Chapters around the globe
  • Robust support for Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Enhanced family friendly leave benefits
  • Named to the Diversity Best Practices Index
  • Signatory to the UK Women in Finance Charter
Learn more at . AXA XL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


At AXA XL, Sustainability is integral to our business strategy. In an ever–changing world, AXA XL protects what matters most for our clients and communities. We know that sustainability is at the root of a more resilient future. Our 2023–26 Sustainability strategy, called "Roots of resilience", focuses on protecting natural ecosystems, addressing climate change, and embedding sustainable practices across our operations.

Our Pillars:
  • Valuing nature: How we impact nature affects how nature impacts us. Resilient ecosystems – the foundation of a sustainable planet and society – are essential to our future. We're committed to protecting and restoring nature – from mangrove forests to the bees in our backyard – by increasing biodiversity awareness and inspiring clients and colleagues to put nature at the heart of their plans.
  • Addressing climate change: The effects of a changing climate are far reaching and significant. Unpredictable weather, increasing temperatures, and rising sea levels cause both social inequalities and environmental disruption. We're building a net zero strategy, developing insurance products and services, and mobilizing to advance thought leadership and investment in societal–led solutions.
  • Integrating ESG: All companies have a role to play in building a more resilient future. Incorporating ESG considerations into our internal processes and practices builds resilience from the roots of our business. We're training our colleagues, engaging our external partners, and evolving our sustainability governance and reporting.
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