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Assistant Vice President, Privacy Counsel

Company name

Unum Group

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Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Portland, ME

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 25,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
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Assistant Vice President, Privacy Counsel The candidate will provide Enterprise-wide Privacy, Information Governance Compliance and Information Security legal counsel. Will work with the Chief Privacy Officer, Privacy Team and others to develop a strategic and operational approach to Privacy. Represents Company’s interests in privacy matters. Handles legal aspects of insurance regulatory matters pertaining to Privacy and Information Security. Provides legal support to designated business units, manages workflow from and relationships with all levels of management of each unit. Prepares legally binding documents; drafts, negotiates and develops complex contracts and forms with customers and vendors. May manage and develop a small team of attorneys and support personnel to assure that excellent, timely and business sensitive legal support is provided to the corporation and to business clients, in furtherance of business goals and priorities. Monitors and keeps legal management team apprised of and solicits their input as appropriate on significant legal issues. Analyzes and formulates company’s position on legislation/regulations. Identifies law-related training needs of Company personnel; develops and delivers training through various mechanisms including written materials, classroom and staff presentations. Ensures that all business clients give appropriate attention to the Code of Conduct.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have JD degree and admission to practice law in one jurisdiction. Should have 5+ years of relevant experience in a business, corporate or other legal environment. Knowledge of the state, federal, and global (e.g. GDPR) regulatory environment, including compliance requirements and processes is required. Insurance product knowledge is preferred. IAPP certification is desired. Excellent oral and written communication skills is needed.

Deadline: February 23, 2018

Additional info

Ref: 808143

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Unum Group
2211 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04122

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