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Director of Strategic Policy (International), based Wilmslow or London

The ICO is continuing to strengthen our team in line with our expanding remit and increasing international influence. We are seeking to recruit a Director of Strategic Policy (International) to lead our work in the international arena and provide strategic direction to departments involved in international activity – both across Europe and globally.

We are working with our recruitment partners, Hays, to appoint to this challenging and exciting opportunity. If you wish to apply visit their microsite at:

Closing date: 9am, Monday 29 April 2019

Technology Policy and Innovation – various opportunities

The ICO is looking for enthusiastic and high performing individuals for our newly created Technology Policy and Innovation Directorate. We have vacancies for a number of roles at varying levels – roles that will help us shape how emerging technologies and information practices impact the lives of the UK public. Join the ICO at this exciting time as the regulatory environment is undergoing the biggest change in the last twenty years.


We are proud to provide our people with a premium benefits package. We are continually improving the rewards we offer. Here are a few of the valuable rewards that you will enjoy:

  • Flexible working hours, including flexi leave.
  • Civil Service Pension arrangements.
  • 25 days' paid holiday a year with options to buy, sell, and bank days.
  • Extra "privilege" days in addition to normal public holidays.
  • Compressed working hours options.
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities.
  • Health cash plan.
  • Colleague assistance scheme.
  • Access to many discounted products and services.
  • Welfare and family-friendly policies.
  • Staff medical scheme and eyesight testing.