Our client, a highly regarded public technology company, has retained Solutus Legal on an exclusive basis to assist the company in its search a world class lead privacy lawyer. This position will report to the company’s General Counsel.
Qualifications? At least 13+ years of experience including quality law firm training and running the privacy function in an in-house environment. Membership in the California Bar or Registered In House Counsel status is required. Excellent credentials are required and experience leading/managing a team of lawyers is a strong plus. Certified Information Privacy Professionals are a plus as well. Our client will only consider local candidates at this time (residing in the San Francisco Bay Area).
The lead privacy attorney will be responsible for the company’s global privacy program and compliance framework, including updating template data protection and processing agreements, privacy standards and compliance frameworks, and implementing training programs to support business and compliance needs. S/he will counsel and advise sales, procurement, marketing, product development, engineering operations, business intelligence, and business development teams on legal and customer requirements and considerations involving data, privacy, and security. S/he will also support the company’s legal deals teams to draft, review, and negotiate data protection and security provisions in sales agreements and data processing agreements with prospective customers and suppliers.
In order to succeed in this corporate environment, this attorney must be confident, secure, outgoing, a good conversationalist, responsive, a good communicator, a hard worker, organized, have good time management skills and be steady. S/he must also possess the ability to work well with executives in all corporate verticals and demonstrate the commitment to being a good manager.
Compensation is very competitive and title will be aligned with the candidate’s years of directly relevant experience. For those of you privacy experts seeking your next adventure, there isn’t a role better than this to provide an exciting ride and career fulfilling experience.
Solutus has been selected as the exclusive representative for this highly coveted search. Interested candidates please submit your resume and indication of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. All resumes sent to our client will be forwarded to Solutus for consideration.