data privacy lawyer in richmond upon thames

21 September 2018
henna chudasama, randstad business support
job type
£ 70,000 - £ 75,000 per year, WFH flexibility + other
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richmond upon thames, london
job type
working hours
£ 70,000 - £ 75,000 per year, WFH flexibility + other
2 years PQE plus
reference number
henna chudasama, randstad business support
020 7255 5574
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job description

About the job

This Data Protection Counsel role involves:

* Serve as legal counsel on data protection and privacy matters in Europe.
* Advise the business on European legal compliance requirements applicable to the privacy and management of the personal information of customers, employees and other individuals with whom the company interacts and related confidential personal information.

* Support the maintenance of a global corporate data privacy program and compliance standards to comport with legal compliance requirements for Europe, working in close collaboration with the wider Data Privacy Office team.
* Lead a data mapping project
* Provide guidance, support and leadership on privacy and data protection legislation and regulation in Europe, particularly the GDPR.
* Conduct risk assessments and provide data protection advice on third party data processors and vendor transactions and new programs applicable to Europe business.
* Conduct data privacy risk assessments of products and service offerings in Europe.

* Assess the impact of new and existing European regulations or laws on existing operations and offerings; providing advice to the Technology, Product and other relevant business teams to foster privacy by design and alignment with applicable legal requirements and corporate data protection policies and standards.

* Advise on the requirements and restrictions for international transfer of personal data and its contracting parties in the context of European data processing and information transfers, including the use of mechanisms such as BCRs and Privacy Shield.
* Provide guidance and advice on appropriate data protection terms for vendors, supplier, customer and employee agreements, as well as RFP's, bids, and strategic business partnerships. Collaborate with, and support other lawyers in Europe with respect to legal forms, agreements, policies and notices in order to protect commercial and legal position in relation to data privacy requirements.
* Remain current on legal, regulatory, industry, political and macroeconomic developments affecting data protection and privacy in Europe.

The Successful Applicant

This position requires a law degree from a well-regarded and accredited university, with admission to practice law in at least one European jurisdiction.

This individual must be either a Barrister with 4 years PQE or a Solicitor with 2 years PQE


The individual in this role must be an attorney with the legal background, demonstrable presence and interpersonal skills sufficient to function successfully in a highly visible and legally challenging position.

It is strongly preferred that he/she brings the following to the role:

* A practising lawyer with relevant experience, preferably with both a well-regarded law firm and in-house, ideally in the education, assessment, publishing, technology or digital media sectors.
* Detailed knowledge of data protection/privacy requirements, laws and regulations in Europe.
* Recognised expertise in providing legal counsel relating to contracts and business relationships; and in relation to information technology service providers and vendors.
* The ability to work collaboratively and to engage and influence in a matrix organisation.

Allocate Software

* Allocate Software is the leading provider of healthcare workforce deployment software.
* Allocate solutions are used by hundreds of health and care organisations across all sectors to deliver safe staffing and productivity savings.
* Software is used for creating rosters and rotas, managing leave, locum or bank staff, monitoring time and attendance
* Allocate Software Info Pack available.


* Began in 1991 and first significant contract was awarded in 1995 helping British Defence optimise force deployment and training management
* In 2006, Allocate won their first contract with NHS (UK Health Service)
* Now the leading provider of workforce optimisation in the UK NHS market and providing service solutions to healthcare across 11 countries globally.
* Software is now deployed across 700 organisations in the last 5 years
* Launched presence in Australia in 2010 and now have over 70 Australian customers across healthcare defence and commercial sectors

Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.