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  • Global Data Privacy Counsel

  • Location: Switzerland, Geneva
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Ref: 807950/002
  • Managed by: Victoria Jackson

The Company

Our client is the European market leader in the development of innovative monitored security solutions. The Company has more than 2.4 million customers in 14 countries across Europe and Latin America and has more than 11,000 employees and partners. They offer the whole value chain, from vertically integrated product platform, design, sales, to installation, service and a 24/7 professional monitoring solution. The company has a strong focus on high quality products and services and an ambitious growth strategy led by a dynamic and highly experienced senior management team, with a strong financial platform.

The business has enjoyed consistent double-digit top and bottom line growth over the past 20 years as a result of its highly entrepreneurial and innovative approach to business.

The Role

As part of the expansion of its legal and compliance function, a Global Data Privacy Counsel position has been created at the company's headquarters in Switzerland. The position will involve working with the Group Head of Compliance to oversee Data Privacy compliance across 14 countries, co-lead an internal network of country privacy leaders, ongoing development of Data Privacy policies and processes on a strategic basis, working closely with key corporate functions at a senior level to ensure commercially effective compliance.

The Requirements

A Common Law qualified lawyer, with a strong academic background is sought with at least 5 years experience, ideally gained from private practice and an in-house corporate environment.

Experience and understanding of GDPR and its implementation is preferred, along with a background in corporate, finance, general commercial and/or regulatory matters.

An energetic, self motivated, strong communicator, with ability to learn quickly in a fast paced, high performing environment, where there will be opportunity to shape this new position and be part of a growing function at an exciting stage of its development.

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and motivation for this position to our retained partners at Laurence Simons:

Angela Floydd

Angela.floydd@laurencesimons.com

Samantha Knowles

Samanta.knowles@laurencesimons.com

Role managed by: Victoria Jackson
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