The successful candidate will possess a robust background in data protection, a strong desire to help continue to build and enhance the companies data privacy compliance programme, a solutions-oriented approach to providing legal advice, and a willingness to keep abreast of new technologies and developing privacy regulations around the world.
Further, the successful candidate is both a team player who values collaboration and a self-starter who is comfortable working independently, including to manage external local counsel and budgets. Strong interpersonal skills are a must, as are a sense of humour and the ability to work with other department members and company clients in a global environment.
- Expertise in European data protection and data security laws and regulations (additional experience with non-EU regulatory regimes preferred).
- Ability to learn more about laws in key global territories, with the support of Regional Counsel when needed.
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills and people skills.
- Ability to engage in practical evaluations and explanations of risks (including incident response management) and engage in collaborative problem-solving.
- Ability to negotiate data protection clauses in agreements.
- Flexibility and willingness to seek out and learn new technologies and to implement knowledge-sharing practices.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, international/multi-jurisdiction experience preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize substantial and diverse workload and complete tasks within deadlines.
Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.