Senior Privacy Counsel – EMEA

Expertise:

Location:

Expertise:

Location:

Privacy/Data Security

New York or Ireland

Privacy/Data Security

New York or Ireland

Our client, a thriving pre-public technology company, has exclusively retained Solutus Legal Search has exclusively retained Solutus Legal Search to assist with adding a high-quality privacy attorney to serve as the company’s EU Privacy Lead. This attorney will report directly to the Chief Privacy Officer. This position can be located in New York or Ireland.

The successful attorney will possess at least six years of relevant legal experience advising on global data privacy regulation and laws. In particular, the successful attorney should have deep experience with global privacy regulations, including, among others the GDPR and the ePrivacy Directive as well as a strong familiarity with U.S. privacy laws. Experience in the technology industry including AdTech is a strong plus. In house experience is required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide a wide range of subject matter expertise and resource on privacy, security and data protection
  • Work with teams worldwide on various privacy and security initiatives
  • Partner very closely with your colleagues on Client’s legal team on a number of cross functional projects with privacy implications
  • Draft external privacy notices and disclosures, and manage/update internal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with EU privacy laws
  • Provide guidance and interpretation on legal requirements to the engineering and product teams with respect to existing and new product features and functionality for privacy-by-design initiatives
  • Analyze privacy law developments and provide analysis and guidance for implementation into business processes
  • Counsel and advise commercial teams and business partners on data protection related provisions in contracts
  • Managing outside counsel

This attorney will be a pragmatic and innovative problem solver, a business-oriented professional and a strong communicator (both written and oral) across a wide audience. S/he will be flexible and possess a willingness to work with all levels of the organization, without ego, to get the job done. Reliability, strong work ethic, team spirit and pride in one’s work is a must.

Our client offers an attractive compensation package that includes excellent benefits.

Solutus has been selected as the exclusive representative for this wonderful search.  Interested candidates may contact us at search@solutuslegal.com for consideration. Candidates applying directly to the company will be redirected to Solutus for consideration.

Ref. #676-SLS

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