Legal Counsel / GDPR / Data Privacy Officer / Master / law / Perm / Hoofddorp/ 32 hours
Your new role
The Legal Counsel supports the Senior Manager Legal handling European legal issues and is the specialist on GDPR and privacy law issues.
The core of this function is providing practical and legally compliant advice on data protection law compliance. This will be to all the European business units, Management, and to local data protection coordinators in the EU subsidiaries.
Approximately 25% of the work will be supporting the business units on commercial contracting, including
contracts for indirect procurement of products/services, NDAs, and occasionally supporting the Senior Legal
Counsel with global sales/leasing contracting. Approximately 5% is corporate housekeeping, and executing
changes to the corporate register as required. Approximately 70% of your time you will advise on latest development in national and European Data Protection Laws. You will monitor compliance of data processing activities with applicable data protection laws, policies and in relation to the protection of personal data.
You are also responsible for: assignment of responsibilities, awareness-raising and training of staff involved in
data processing operations and support in preparing for the GDPR audit. It's a position for around 32 hours a week.
What you'll need to succeed
Master’s degree in law
At least 3 years legal work experience either in a law firm or in-house legal department advising on data protection law compliance and commercial contracting
Strong interest and affinity with IT products and legal issues applicable to procuring and selling IT solutions
Fluent spoken and written English with ability to explain legal issues in plain English
Can-do and professional attitude
Demonstrate professional history of working with integrity
Must be able to exercise independent advisory role and where applicable independent decision-making
Enthusiasm to work in an international work environment
Experience in creating and delivering in-house legal training
Legal research skills
Willingness to travel, if required
Handles legal issues discreetly and confidentially
Shows initiative and creativity in organising and handling activities
Team player with willingness to share knowledge
Your new company
Our client is a global leading provider of total document solutions based in Osaka, Japan. The company’s portfolio includes reliable and eco-friendly MFPs and printers, as well as business applications and consultative services which enable customers to optimise and manage their document workflow, reaching new heights of efficiency. With professional expertise and a culture of empathetic partnership, the objective of the company is to help organisations put knowledge to work to drive change.
What you'll get in return
The client offers a really competitive salary package (pension without own contribution, 32 annual leave days, bonus etc). This company offers you the possibility to develop yourself, to work independent and you will have the opportunity to learn a lot within a challenging international environment.
What you need to do now
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If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Sandra Boerekamp for a confidential discussion on your career. #1042880