Be a cross-functional champion for privacy and data protection;
Build, refine and scale privacy and data protection compliance processes;
Work on regulatory investigations and responses;
Play a key part in data protection impact assessments;
Support the team’s role with respect to incident responses;
Provide legal support and guidance on privacy and data protection inquiries from users;
Respond to internal and external privacy and data protection inquiries;
Work as part of a cross-functional team to deliver best in class privacy and data protection training initiatives across the company;
Work with legal and other teams to review and track privacy and data protection compliance through project lifecycles;
Support and manage various one-off projects.
Who You Are:
Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad range of legal matters and technologies;
You are a self-starter who works well with minimal supervision, but shows excellent judgment about when to look to managers and teammates for guidance, and when and how to communicate with diverse stakeholders;
You are team player with a proven track record of building cross-functional relationships;
Demonstrated ability to complete several simultaneous projects on a deadline;
Detail oriented with excellent writing skills;
You get things done!
8+ years PQE legal experience (though more experience is welcome), including supporting and advising businesses on privacy and data protection related concerns, ideally with both a law firm and/or within a fast-paced technology, media, advertising agency, or Internet company;
Experience implementing global privacy and data protection requirements including for example data mapping, DPIAs, and various compliance records.
Comfortable working in a company experiencing rapid growth;
LLB degree (or equivalent) with strong academic record and admitted to the bar in an EU member state with the ability to register as in-house counsel in England and Wales and/or Ireland;
CIPP certification is not required but is preferred;
Language skills are not required but are a big plus.