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Legal Privacy Counsel

Company name

BCD Meetings & Events

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

May 23,2019

Valid Through

Sep 05,2019

Posted on

Apr 03,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Chicago, IL, United States

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Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
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Legal Privacy Counsel
Responsibilities: Advise colleagues in North America and Global Legal Team and internal clients with respect to all matters pertaining to data protection and privacy in order to promote compliance with relevant laws and regulations. Supporting role in the implementation of the company’s data protection compliance initiatives, including training of relevant staff. Supporting the implementation of the company’s Binding Corporate Rules. Advise based on privacy policies, procedures and strategies. Advise on privacy and data security issues related to new products and services. Contract review, drafting and negotiations with internal and external customers, suppliers, service providers or partners, from a data protection and privacy perspective. Provide guidance and support to relevant staff in different units in inspections, audits and data privacy incidents. Support relevant staff in the performance of data privacy risk assessments and monitor of internal controls, together with regional and global relevant functions such as HR, Internal Audit, IT Security. Monitor changes in law or regulations, trends, discussions and best business practices related to data protection and privacy and communicate internally, proposing risk mitigation strategies and changes to policies and guidelines accordingly.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Master of Law degree or similar, qualified lawyer ideally in the Netherlands. 5+ years' experience as lawyer/ in house counsel or at a law firm. Relevant privacy certification e.g. CIPP/E, CIPM or equivalent is a plus. 2+ years experience advising on data protection and privacy laws, including in depth understanding of the GDPR. Preferable experience in working with data protection authorities or acting as DPO. Integrity and high standard professional ethics. Strong intercultural skills and ability bridging cultural differences. Ability to translate the legal data protection obligations in the context of the services the company provides. Excellent organizational skills. Preferable experience in managing the implementation of compliance initiatives. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, data subjects, data protection authorities and other controllers and processors. Affinity with IT products and services. Excellent command of English. Ability and willingness to travel both domestically and internationally.

Additional info

Requisition Number: NOAM-18449

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
BCD Meetings & Events
Citigroup Center
500 W Madison St., Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60661

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