In House Data protection solicitor
We have an in house data protection role with an international law firm, that is consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, to be based out of their office in Manchester.
As part of the Manchester group of the Firm's Office of General Counsel, you will work closely with the Global Data Protection Officer (GDPO), the wider Office of General Counsel and the Firm's Information Governance and Security and Risk Management departments.
The in house data protection solicitor is responsible for ensuring the Firm's use of personal data is compliant with US, EU, Asian and Middle Eastern data privacy laws and any other applicable global data privacy laws.
You will work closely with the GDPO to implement initiatives necessary for demonstrating compliance with the firm's Binding Corporate Rules and the new General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) and more generally to develop strategies and initiatives to engage with key stakeholders and raise awareness of data privacy compliance across the Firm.
A key to the firm's success and their continued ability to deliver the highest quality service to clients is their "one-firm" culture - a spirit of teamwork and shared commitment to quality across the offices worldwide that has long distinguished them from other law firms.
They are looking for the successful candidate to be interested in being intrinsically involved in implementing a global privacy framework and compliance strategy; have innovative ideas about how to drive data privacy awareness and compliance across a multi-national organisation; have well-developed professional skills and an ability to interact effectively with people at all organisational levels.
As well as the chance to join a rapidly expanding office you will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance.
You will also receive a comprehensive benefit package which includes health insurance as well as group income protection and life assurance, a pension plan, wellness programs, employee discounts and more.
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