Ads Senior Privacy & Regulatory Specialist, Ads Privacy & Regulatory, Customer Trust


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Ads Senior Privacy & Regulatory Specialist, Ads Privacy & Regulatory, Customer Trust



Job description


An opportunity to join a growing Privacy & Regulatory team, this role will play a critical role as we continue to innovate and grow our ads business. The Ads Privacy & Regulatory Team is looking for a Privacy & Regulatory Specialist to support key, global regulatory compliance initiatives, with a specific focus on the EU region. The Privacy & Regulatory Specialist should have a broad understanding of privacy, consumer protection and online services regulation and an ability to focus on consumer sentiment and customer experience.

Key job responsibilities

  • Acting as a regulatory expert for Advertising on EU-specific privacy, consumer protection and online services (e.g. Digital Markets Act and Digital Services Act) compliance inquiries and initiatives.
  • Diving deep into Advertising systems to develop a technical understanding of how they work and current privacy and regulatory controls, and articulate compliance implications to relevant teams.
  • Supporting regulatory compliance related initiatives – including drafting relevant policies and driving adoption of new policies, requirements, and frameworks.
  • Guiding leadership to balance risk management concerns and risk mitigations with customer experience while developing product roadmaps.
  • Driving process improvement and control implementation projects in coordination with other teams.
  • Evaluating known issues and identifying root causes through end-to-end process evaluations.
  • Applying a working knowledge of global data privacy, consumer protection and online services regulations and policies to articulate customer/control impact and drive alignment across Advertising teams.
  • Following the developments of EU privacy, consumer protection and online services laws, customer expectations, and regulatory guidance to identify and communicate key trends and to protect customer trust.
  • Raising the bar on the customer experience for Ads privacy and consumer-protection related regulation

A day in the life
In this role, focused on enhancing our privacy and regulatory program and driving EU privacy and regulatory initiatives, you will partner with stakeholders across Amazon to execute a risk management approach, identify risks, and act as a thought leader who recommends and leads risk mitigation strategies with system and product owners across Amazon Ads. You will work independently with the ability to prioritize workloads in a fast-paced environment while supporting multiple, simultaneous programs.

About the team
Part of Amazon Ads Customer Trust, the Ads Privacy & Regulatory team consists of dedicated privacy and regulatory specialists with expertise in digital advertising. The team is focused on raising the privacy and regulatory compliance bar on our advertising products and services, driving a superior customer experience, and ensuring we protect customer trust.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Edinburgh, MLN, GBR


  • 7+ years of experience in privacy, regulatory, or risk and compliance roles.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and manage relationships with stakeholders to drive results
  • Experience operationalizing and/or managing legal requirements in the EU.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of risk management methods and industry best practices – knowledge of ad tech industry practices highly desired.
  • Record of delivery of regulatory-driven process improvement projects with technology processes and/or major tech companies.
  • Ability to understand complex business processes and technologies.
  • Analytical decision making with a demonstrated ability problem solve, make decisions in complex situations and drive issues to completion.
  • Proven history of having worked effectively across cross-functional teams and business functions to drive positive change.


  • Experience in data privacy or regulatory compliance in a highly technical environment
  • Working knowledge of the EU Digital Markets Act and EU Digital Services Act.
  • Relevant Privacy or compliance certifications (e.g., CIPP/EU)
  • Experience evaluating the design and effectiveness of controls.
  • Experience in working directly with auditors for compliance assessments.
  • Bachelors degree preferred

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice ( to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

Our inclusive culture empowers Amazonians to deliver the best results for our customers. If you have a disability and need an adjustment during the application and hiring process, including support for the interview or onboarding process, please contact the Applicant-Candidate Accommodation Team (ACAT), Monday through Friday from 7:00 am GMT – 4:00 pm GMT. If calling directly from the United Kingdom, please dial +44 800 086 9884 (tel:+448000869884). If calling from Ireland, please dial +353 1800 851 489 (tel:+3531800851489).

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Job date

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 08:03:38 GMT

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