Senior Privacy Counsel, Data Protection Officer

Senior Privacy Counsel, Data Protection Officer

Wolt

Helsinki, Finland

Role background

We’re now looking for an experienced, pragmatic and technically-minded data protection professional to own and lead our privacy compliance program as well as day-to-day privacy legal matters across countries, different business functions and multiple data subject groups. We are hoping you will drive the development of our data protection practices and take our in-house legal privacy support to the next level.

We’re looking for someone who has the ability to tackle complex privacy issues across different countries, expansion and business functions. A person who is able to manoeuvre multiple cases and stakeholders simultaneously, understand core business needs and support our people with the Wolt way of doing things will excel in this role. In this position you get to influence how to improve processes and scale our way of working. At the end of the day we are looking for an enabler with an entrepreneurial mindset and solution-driven ways of working. Our ideal team member has an ability to be close to our business, is dynamic and and proactively gets things done. We also appreciate quick thinking and a can-do attitude of rolling up one's sleeves, no matter the task or if it is in one's comfort zone or not.

In this role, you will be ideally located in Helsinki.

What you’ll be doing

  • You'll work at the cross-section of product, security, engineering and operations teams alongside with other experts on the legal team;
  • You'll be the official Data Protection Officer (DPO) of the company and the key point of contact in privacy related matters;
  • You’ll maintain our GDPR compliance by developing our privacy governance framework to manage personal data use in compliance with applicable privacy laws;
  • You’ll oversee our privacy compliance projects on the product roadmap and work with various topics on developing the GDPR compliance;
  • You’ll advice and help our global teams and central functions in resolving privacy and data related matters and participate in negotiating contracts;
  • You’ll work with regulatory monitoring, privacy impact assessments and other privacy risk management activities, training, management of policies and procedures, and incident investigations and remediation;
  • You’ll develop and own our principles, templates and playbooks relating to processing of personal data.

Our humble expectations

  • Extensive privacy experience from working as an in-house counsel and/or at a reputable law firm in an international setting;
  • Master of Laws degree from a reputable university in the EU;
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements, particularly the GDPR, and other data privacy compliance frameworks;
  • Prior experience in leading projects and developing and implementing global privacy programs;
  • Interest in tech, information security and modern software development processes;
  • Practical mindset on how to combine compliance requirements with the interests and needs of the fast-growing and complex business;
  • Willingness to truly take ownership and drive things, and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining focus on the right priorities;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. We are looking for a collaborative team player with a customer focused approach;
  • Comfortable using English as the main language on the day to day.

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