Senior Data Privacy Counsel, E-Commerce 4-8 PQE

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Our client runs an international e-commerce platform supporting consumers in over 100 countries. They are looking for a Senior Data Privacy Counsel who will spearhead their Data privacy and protection strategy across APAC.

This is a newly created position, reporting into the Chief Privacy Officer based in the USA. Working closely with the senior leadership team and regulators in each jurisdiction, this role offers high impact and visibility.

You will also:

  • Educate and guide relevant business functions on developments in data protection regulations, laws and practices across APAC
  • Provide legal counsel on data privacy agreements
  • Monitor privacy across markets to determine trends and issues for the company to address
  • Maintain positive relationships with regulators and authorities across the region, whilst fostering a strong internal culture on privacy and compliance

Ideal candidate:

  • Common-law qualified lawyer with 5+ PQE, equipped with internationally recognized privacy certifications
  • Proven ability to establish and implement data privacy policies and practices across APAC, working closely with internal and external stakeholders
  • Intrinsically passionate about fostering and maintaining a strong privacy culture & environment
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to influence, bilingual (English and Mandarin) speaking, reading and writing proficiency would be highly advantageous to communicate with Senior Leadership team

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