Legal Counsel - Privacy Officer - APAC

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 37388
Practice Area: Legal Inhouse - Commerce, Legal Inhouse - Financial Services

Key responsibilities:

Working in the organisation's privacy office to ensure compliance with APAC privacy and data protection laws, focused primarily on international legal and regulatory compliance requirements. 

He/she will be part of a growing privacy office supporting various businesses including but not limited to: 

- Providing data/privacy protection solutions to business teams 
- Participating in contract negotiation and drafting related to privacy matters 
- Researching privacy law and regulations 
- Providing privacy-related training to colleagues 

Requirements: 
·5-10 years of general post-qualification experience, including at least 3 years of significant privacy related experience in a leading international law firm and/or comparable multi-national in-house senior position. 
·CIPP certification strongly recommended.
·Strong regulatory and legislative knowledge and skills.
·Commercially minded with excellent interpersonal skills and experience working with colleagues across non-legal/compliance disciplines
·Proficiency in English and Mandarin