Privacy Counsel

  • Working arrangement
  • Location
    United Kingdom
  • Contract Type
  • Posted
  • Industry
    Information Technology
  • Expiry Date

We ae working on an exciting opportunity with a world leading technology and professional services company. They are looking for a Privacy Counsel to join their dynamic team, they are headquartered in London, but the role can be fully remote. This role is a great opportunity to tackle some of the most challenging data protection issues arising from cutting-edge uses of data in a fast-paced environment.

The role

  • Work with the business and legal teams’ global privacy related matters
  • Respond to customer privacy questionnaires and audits
  • Work on global privacy activities, projects and strategies
  • Support implementation of the global privacy compliance programme
  • Draft, develop, implement and maintain privacy policies, practices, notices and guidelines
  • Instruct and manage outside counsel on issues of local law and practice
  • Design, develop and deliver privacy training programmes
  • Review, draft and negotiate privacy clauses in customer and vendor contracts and support the wider legal team
  • Support growth of new business opportunities by analysing privacy implications of new products and services and provide guidance on minimising privacy compliance risk
  • Conduct privacy impact and risk assessments, audit and monitor privacy compliance
  • Monitor privacy developments, regulatory change and best practice
  • Perform ad hoc administrative duties in support of privacy programme

About you

  • Qualified lawyer
  • CIPP/CIPM certification (or equivalent) desirable
  • EU Data privacy knowledge and experience
  • Experience with commercial contracts drafting, reviewing and negotiation
  • Ability to balance legal risks with commercial needs
  • Excellent communicator and able to communicate effectively with people at all levels of our organization and within our customers
  • Self-starter and able to work independently
  • Experience to operate within an international environment with a diversity of cultures
  • Possess analytical problem solving and project management skills

For further information about this position please apply.

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