Privanova is about friendship, professionalism and high-quality results. As a boutique consultancy with a very specific focus, we aim to destinguish ourselves by delivering better results faster than the competition. Joining Privanova means embarking on a rewarding career where your initiative will be appreciated.

Our dynamic, collaborative work environment encourages innovation, personal and professional growth. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work on challenging research projects, provide bespoke consulting services and interact with leding experts in various fields.


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    We are seeking to recruit a Junior Project Manager with a background in privacy and data protection to assist the company across our portfolio of research projects and services. If you are starting your professional career and are motivated to join a dynamic team working on cutting-edge EU-funded projects focusing on privacy, data protection, law enforcement and research ethics consider applying.

    About Privanova

    Privanova is the leading knowledge provider focusing on research, innovation management and compliance services. Our R&D activities focus on the analysis of legal, ethical and technological issues, often from the law enforcement perspective. Participation in EU-funded, interdisciplinary research projects is one of our core activities.

    About the Job

    • Location: France (Paris or Nice preferred) but candidates from other EU countries are welcomed
    • Contract type: Multiple options available
    • Salary: Depends on experience and competences
    • Hours: Full time

    Main Activities

    Ensuring compliance of project activities and outcomes with relevant privacy and data protection rules

    • Writing Data Management Plans
    • Carrying out Data Protection Impact Assessments
    • Identifying and mitigating privacy-related risks
    • Provide guidance on legal and ethical issues to project partners

    Drafting project deliverables (reports)

    Organising and attending project meetings and events

    Representing the project at relevant third party events

    (Co-)authoring scientific articles and popular science publications (blogs, newsletters)

    Contributing to drafting new project proposals for external funding

    Your Experience and Skills

    Candidates are expected to possess the following qualifications:


    • Master’s degree in law, preferably with a specialisation in technology law, or privacy and data protection law. Interdisciplinary backgrounds are also welcomed.
    • Experience in applying GDPR, the ability to analyse legislative requirements and translate these into organisational practices and solutions.
    • Excellent writing skills (fluency in English is a must)
    • Excellent organisational and communicative skills
    • The ability to work independently, under pressure, respect deadlines, and produce quality work


    • Acquaintance with EU-funded projects (H2020, Horizon Europe)
    • Experience addressing the Ethics Requirements in EU-funded projects
    • Experience in online publishing (blog, SEO)
    • Ability to present ideas and draft well-presented documents
    • Interest in evaluating technologies from an ethics perspective
    • CIPP/E or other data protection or information security compliance certifications

    Interpersonal Skills

    • Ability to work in the international environment
    • Self-improvement
    • Initiative

    Technical Skills

    • Excellent IT literacy

    What we offer

    • Flexible working hours
    • A competitive salary
    • Remote working
    • A friendly and enthusiastic team of experts
    • Exposure to world-class researchers and organisations


    The candidate will be selected based on the quality of the application, expertise, work experience and qualifications. The application documents are to be sent by email to contact[at]

    Applications (in English) must include the following:

    • a curriculum vitae
    • a cover letter that explains the motivation and qualifications of the candidate
    • samples of at least one recent work (essay or excerpt from recent academic research or popular science article written by the candidate)

    References will be required before the appointment. If you are interested in learning more about the role, our company or the projects on which you will be working, please send us an email.

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