Data Privacy Compliance Manager

Data Privacy Compliance Manager

Job Title: Data Privacy Compliance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 18293_1548158174
Contact Name: Liam Walpole
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 22, 2019 11:56

Job Description

A global Fintech/Payments company is looking for a data privacy lawyer with around 2-4 years' PQE to join their burgeoning London team.

A crucial role in the business, you will be working cross-departmentally as the subject matter expert on data privacy regulation to ensure compliance as the company increases its products on offer in 2019.

Additionally, you will gain exposure to members of the global team as you seek to coordinate policy and keep your colleagues and senior stakeholders up to date with all relevant data privacy laws.

The role comes with a generous in-house salary, complimented with great benefits, including 9% non-contributory pension and 13% on-target bonus.

Key Accountabilities:
*Responsible for providing high quality data privacy and commercial compliance advice and support to Europe's head of Data Privacy as well as colleagues at all levels within the business regarding data privacy legislation.
*Responsible for management of day to day legal queries and business deals taking the lead on all relevant Data Privacy activities within identified client areas.
*To work closely with the Regulatory team to develop appropriate positions in relation to new regulatory and legislative initiatives; particularly the GDPR.
*Project work - advising on specific projects and assignments to ensure overall legal guidance is given to business within the Visa context, including ensuring others are involved where legal specialism is required.
*Contract management: managing, negotiating, drafting, amending and advising on all contracts from a data privacy perspective. Working with Procurement and other departments to ensure contracts accurately reflect business needs and policies as they develop.
*Manage identified areas of law and be a proactive subject matter expert in Data Privacy reviewing externally published materials to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and legislation.
*Instructing, managing and developing relationships with external counsel, where required.
*Manage, develop and maintain relationships to facilitate effective delivery of legal advice and assistance.
*To manage and advise on contract process solutions to ensure effective working procedures in accordance with audit and Visa's policies. To develop and train team member's to be efficient and have the tools to carry out their role.

This varied role, with scope to progress in the company, is open for a lawyer with substantial data privacy experience and 2-4 years' experience in house or in private practice.

I will be more than happy to provide further information on the role and the company. You can contact me on 020 3058 8006, or email