The UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

The ICO is committed to promoting and enhancing equality, diversity and inclusion. We are focused on developing a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve and together we are building an inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to progress, develop and make a real difference. 

We welcome and encourage applicants from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief, marital status, pregnancy or any other personal circumstances. Disabled applicants are guaranteed an interview, if they meet the minimum criteria for the role.

Current vacancies

We are currently seeking to appoint to the following roles:

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Secondments opportunities

We are launching a new round of secondment opportunities within the ICO legal teams for privacy lawyers and/or lawyers with relevant contentious experience

Current recruitment campaigns 


We have a number of vacancies in our communications department. Visit our communications careers page to find out more about working in comms at the ICO. 

Technology vacancies

As well as the above vacancies, we are happy to hear from anyone who has skills and experience they believe could add value to the work of the technology department. Read on for further details about these vacancies.