Job Description

Every day is a process of growth, being responsible of:

  • Provide support to legal professional and procurement on queries related to data privacy laws, compliance requirements, country-specific regulations and procurement contracting requests;

  • Review of data privacy related clauses in supplier agreements and related documents, with special focus on EU model clauses and data transfer agreements;

  • Provide advice on engagement of suppliers, subcontractors/sub-processors;

  • Participate in internal calls with legal professionals and business teams to provide advice on data privacy related contractual matters;

  • Participate in external calls with counsel and/or data privacy officers to provide support to contracting professionals on data privacy specific discussions;

  • Follow and keep track of legal changes, news and developments related to data privacy laws at global level, and prepare internal materials and communications;

  • Research country-specific data privacy laws and regulations and prepare reports;

  • Draft guidance materials, legal document templates and training decks for internal use;

  • Participate in required trainings and work sessions.

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Qualifications

Skills that make your work successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law

  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience at law firm or as in-house counsel and/or in legal outsourcing

  • Travel may be required

  • Fluency in English (and other language, depending on geography supported) with strong oral and written communication skills

  • Good understanding of data privacy principles and regulations required to assist and advise on data privacy issues in client engagements.

  • Good experience in generic/legal research and reporting, including due diligence

  • Demonstrate promptness, accuracy and consistency with the activities supported   

  • Demonstrate autonomy, take ownership, and drive tasks to closure

  • Detail-oriented, sound judgement, organized, and adaptable

  • Strong time management, prioritization, and analytical skills

  • Able to work with internal and external teams to assist with day to day support and to understand delivery requirements

  • Good understanding of commercial agreements, legal and compliance principles

  • Understand general basic corporate business practices and contracting regulations

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint)

  • Ability to work under pressure, with exposure to senior leadership

  • Effectively manage priorities and stakeholder expectations

  • Build trust-based relationships by delivering on commitments

How we truly care:

  • Follow a journey of success. Learn, innovate, invest in yourself and make a step forward, closer to your life goals.
  • Travel virtually around the globe, working in a diverse and multicultural environment.
  • Benefit from health insurance and support from a mental health therapist, to keep your life balanced.
  • Have fun while working, participating in internal company events, sports activities and community initiatives.
  • Save money doing the things you love, having access to different discounts on products and services.
  • If you love vacations, joyful moments and volunteering, (as we do) you have access to travel vouchers, volunteering opportunities and lots of fun alongside Accenture team.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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