We are a boutique law firm specialized in privacy and data protection laws, privacy governance, risk management, program implementation and legal compliance with its office in the heart of Basel (www.privacylegal.ch). Our clients include multinational corporations in a variety of industries, headquartered in Switzerland and abroad. To strengthen our team, we are looking for a
The main tasks involve in particular:
Conducting privacy compliance, readiness, impact assessments as well as audits;
Assisting our clients in developing and implementing global and local data protection programs, including organizational structures, policies, training programs, documentation processes, etc.;
Drafting privacy training materials and tools for different types of audiences and delivery channels;
Drafting, reviewing and negotiating international contracts and handling any legal issues associated with these types of contracts and negotiations;
Drafting customized policies, procedures and processes as well as notices in accordance with the client’s needs;
Providing expert legal advice to clients on privacy related matters, including IT and digital matters and on day-to-day issues;
Managing and coordinating privacy assessments and implementation projects;
Acting as external DPO for our clients in Switzerland and the EU.
The ideal candidate meets the following requirements:
Several years of professional experience in privacy or compliance role, either in an international company or law firm;
Ability to work in an international and dynamic business environment;
Excellent written and spoken skills in English and German, other languages are an advantage;
Strong knowledge in EU and Swiss data protection and privacy laws;
Project management skills and experience;
CIPP/E or equivalent certification in data privacy, project management or IT is an advantage;
Good understanding of privacy-related business implications;
Results-oriented and pragmatic with a collaborative and customer-oriented approach;
Ability to prioritize and manage clients’ needs, strategic thinking with a problem-solving approach to issues;
Open-minded, willing and able to adapt easily to new situations and legal developments in a fast-moving area;
Excellent computer skills and strong interest for technical / IT and digital matters, including management of databases and websites.
We are looking for a motivated, committed and proactive person who likes to work in a small expert team and who is interested in participating actively in the development of a young and dynamic company.