Senior Privacy Counsel



Netherlands · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024
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We’re looking for an enthusiastic and thoughtful team player with 5+ years of legal experience in global privacy law. As Senior Privacy Counsel, you will evaluate the impact of privacy laws, regulatory guidance, enforcement actions on the business and advise the Legal, Product, Privacy Engineering, Trust and Safety Policy, and InfoSec teams accordingly in the creation of processes, policies and products. If you’re passionate about privacy and want to work with a company where you can have immediate real world impact, then this is the place for you.

Senior Privacy Counsel, Responsibilities:

  • Help build and scale the privacy program, including by conducting and operationalizing privacy reviews, DPIAs, and RoPA
  • Draft and provide input for privacy notices and policies
  • Assist with Data Subject Requests and counseling on DSR operations
  • Provide strategic thinking and tactical guidance on a broad range of privacy issues and initiatives, including product development for a global community
  • Help develop and conduct role-specific privacy training

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Law degree and qualified to practice as an attorney in at least one member state of the European Union
  • 5+ years of privacy legal experience, at a top law firm or in-house
  • In-depth understanding of global privacy laws, with a focus on EU and the UK
  • Familiarity with employee privacy in the EU and the UK
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent judgment and analytical skills
  • Ability to assess risk strategically and help clients manage risk while achieving their goals
  • Program/project management skills, including the ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build relationships with product and engineering teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • In-depth understanding of advertising technology and ecosystem;
  • Familiarity with data protection laws in Canada, LatAm, and/or APAC;
  • Experience building and scaling risk-based privacy programs at at technology company;
  • Experience with OneTrust or comparable systems.

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