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  • Posted: Jun 29, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • VeraSafe's audit and advisory services can help reduce your organizations compliance risk in a world of complex data protection and privacy laws. With our focus on European privacy and cybersecurity law, VeraSafe provides a complete solution for your organizations compliance with the EU GDPR and EU ePrivacy regime. Additionally, we advise on U.S. priv...
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    Senior Privacy and Technology Counsel

    About the Role

    This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who wants to learn more about a cutting-edge, in-demand, high-tech area of international law. We are a remote team, offering our team members a comfortable, flexible work life. We’ll collaborate closely (you won’t feel like you’re working in isolation) and you’ll soak up the knowledge of fellow experienced attorneys and consultants. In this role, the hope is that you'll become a leader in the organization, and a partner to our clients.

    Primary job responsibilities will include detailed legal analysis of clients’ products and services, data protection assessments and regulatory compliance auditing, and contract review and drafting.


    Responsibilities will also include:

    • Assessing client information systems and business processes for compliance with data protection/privacy regulations
    • Mentoring and coaching junior and mid-level associate attorneys
    • Drafting and reviewing data protection agreements, addenda, and amendments
    • Drafting and reviewing data protection impact assessments / privacy impact assessments
    • Redlining business contracts for compliance with privacy standards
    • Negotiating with clients’ vendors to implement privacy-related contractual amendments
    • Advising clients on privacy-related product improvements
    • Researching legal issues and composing internal legal opinions/memoranda
    • Writing privacy law related articles and blog posts
    • Assisting with the development of in-house legal templates
    • Assisting with the development of internal policies and procedures
    • Performing a variety of other legally oriented tasks and duties as assigned


    What We Need From You


    • Qualified as an attorney in your jurisdiction
    • Team player, interested in contributing to a growing enterprise
    • Willingness to learn new skills and receive direction and feedback from managing attorneys
    • Willingness and desire to manage junior attorneys
    • Ability to work remotely


    • Previous contract drafting and negotiation experience strongly preferred
    • At least 4 years of work experience as an attorney
    • Strong writing skills and attention to detail
    • Experience/training in privacy law, European and/or international law
    • Willingness to pursue privacy certification (e.g., CIPP/E, CIPM)
    • Experience, training, or certification in one of the following areas: IT security, DevOps, programming, web development, MIS/CIS, or other technology field
    • Experience with the pharmaceutical industry


    Key Competencies

    • Detail-oriented and highly organized with a strong work ethic
    • Tech-savvy and comfortable using a variety of software applications
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Schedule flexibility to work with international teams and meet aggressive deadlines
    • Ability to work independently, collaborate with teammates, and fully deliver on all commitments


    What You’ll Gain from Joining VeraSafe

    • Tremendous professional development growth opportunities
    • The chance to have a long-lasting effect on a small but growing international business
    • Work in an open environment with a team that respects your ideas and contributions
    • Competitive compensation in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
    • Membership in IAPP, the International Association of Privacy Professionals
    • Opportunities to travel in the U.S. and Europe
    • Opportunity to participate in an intellectually intense, service-oriented environment

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to VeraSafe on to apply
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