Privacy Counsel - Retail

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  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

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  • Salary:

    £80000 - £90000 per annum + pension

  • Contact:

    Jide Chinsman

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Taylor Root is pleased to be working with one of the largest health and beauty retailers in the world to recruit a UK Privacy Counsel.

The role has a strong focus on Data Privacy, which provides the opportunity to work with a range of internal stakeholders both nationally and internationally. In addition to this you will also be able to support the team with broader commercial work.

Key Responsibilities

· Support the UK businesses to ensure compliance with all applicable Data Privacy laws.

· Become the day to day primary point of contact for internal and external GDPR enquiries.

· Advise on legal and other regulatory, compliance and corporate governance related matters across Europe.

· Advising the business in relation to day-to-day data privacy questions, particularly from our Healthcare, eCommerce and CRM teams, including the ongoing compliance of our customer loyalty programmes.

· Drafting and review of a wide range of documents, such as internal data protection policies and procedures, contracts with a data protection focus and privacy and cookie notices.

· Prepare training material and presentations, and provide legal training to staff as required.

About you

· UK (or comparable jurisdiction) qualified lawyer with 3 to 5 years post qualification experience.

· Accredited Data Privacy Professional (highly desirable).

· A good understanding of Data Privacy law is essential. Broader knowledge of Commercial law also beneficial.

· Experience at top law firm and/or previous inhouse experience an advantage.

· A relationship builder, strong communication skills both written and spoken with the ability to communicate effectively and translate complex legal topics across a diverse set of businesses and with staff at all levels, including senior management.

· Able to operate proactively and independently.

· Extremely professional: calm under pressure, clear thinking, well organized, proactive and grasps concepts quickly.

· Self-motivated and capable of managing multiple priorities with limited instruction.

· Experience of using the One Trust system would be beneficial but not essential.

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