Job title: Privacy Counsel - 8+ PQE - Singapore Based
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Singapore
Job published: 17-11-2020
Job ID: 34493
Contact name: Annie Tang
Phone number: +852 2810 9077
Contact email: annie.tang@staranise.com.hk

Job Description

This multinational corporation is hiring a Data Privacy Counsel to be based in Singapore.  This key role will:

  • Work closely with all teams in the APAC region to develop, maintain and monitor a compliance framework for data protection
  • Be the main contact for the regulator authorities in the region
  • Deliver internal training to colleagues to ensure data privacy protection of customers as well as employees
  • Work closely with privacy and data security professionals to ensure compliance monitoring and audits are fulfilled
  • Review allegations of data breaches
  • Engage with industry associations and regulators in APAC regarding legislative developments and impact upon the Company's business 

To qualify, you should be:

Qualified as a lawyer in a common law jurisdiction with at least 8+ years PQE with in-house experience plus extensive data privacy experience and ideally IAPP/privacy certification.  Global and especially EU and APAC experience is necessary. Excellent English language communication together with team playing spirit is mandatory.