Director – Privacy, Assistant General Counsel

TRU Staffing Partners

  • Full Time

A great opportunity for privacy program builders! TRU is seeking a Director – Privacy, Assistant General Counsel for our client, a global cybersecurity technology leader. This is an opportunity for a privacy leader to build a deliberate privacy program at an organization experiencing phenomenal success. The Director – Privacy will provide solution-focused privacy guidance to product, business, engineering, and other cross-functional teams. This person will work closely with teams from other departments to immerse themselves in the ins and outs of the business to support it from a legal perspective. Previous leadership experience is highly desired. Must be a member in good standing of an applicable U.S. state.

We are seeking a self-starter who enjoys working collaboratively as well as driving high-impact projects independently. You will take a collaborative approach to building privacy and security frameworks. You will be a key legal partner to the cross-functional teams that build our best-in-class cybersecurity products. You will be working on critical privacy initiatives with key stakeholders across the company. You are motivated by unique issues and enthusiastic about being the legal partner to our cross-functional stakeholders. You are experienced in translating complex legal issues into efficient and practical solutions for the company.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide solution-focused privacy guidance to product, business, engineering, and other cross-functional teams
  • Refine, enhance, and scale company-wide privacy compliance operating processes
  • Design, implement and maintain scalable privacy compliance operations with documented goals, objectives, activities, and metrics, including metrics that measure and improve the effectiveness of privacy controls
  • In collaboration with the Product Counsels Group and other teams, conduct data impact assessments and other security assessments on new products and enhancements to existing products
  • Identify potential privacy and information security risks and provide practical risk-mitigation solutions
  • Work closely with the Products Counsels Group and the products team to understand their perspectives, processes, applications, projects and technologies to ensure compliance with applicable privacy laws, regulations, and industry best practices while guiding the teams to the desired goals
  • Negotiate data protection and security agreements with customers, partners, and other third parties
  • Be the trusted partner working and influencing cross-functionally with leadership, engineer, product and business teams
  • Build strong relationships with teams and gain deep understanding of how each teams work to design and operationalize privacy compliance into their teams
  • Manage and lead a team of privacy professionals
  • Handle special projects, as requested

The Team:

The team is immersed in developing new programs and evolving existing ones to scale across the business’ entire technology portfolio. You will work closely with teams from other departments to immerse yourself in the ins and outs of our business to support it from a legal perspective. Our legal team is an essential resource on a global basis, impacting and driving our products and services.

Qualifications:

  • J.D. degree from ABA accredited law school
  • Bar: Must be a member in good standing of an applicable U.S. state
  • Significant years of strong privacy experience with significant experience in privacy compliance operations
  • Experience designing, implementing and maintaining scalable privacy compliance operations with proven track record of success
  • In-house experience at a technology or security company is required
  • Expertise in privacy issues impacting the cybersecurity and privacy industry including self-regulatory guidelines, privacy issues and legislation, and global privacy laws & regulations (e.g., GDPR, CCPA/CPRA, and other data protection frameworks)
  • Experience collaborating with key product stakeholders
  • Significant experience negotiating a wide range of privacy and information security agreements
  • Significant experience advising on a range of privacy issues, regulations, and industry standards
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple, conflicting priorities while managing a substantial workload and client expectations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, business judgment, flexibility, analytical skills, and attention to detail

#LI-LS1

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Receive job alerts twice per week:

We use Sendinblue as our marketing platform. By Clicking below to submit this form, you acknowledge that the information you provided will be transferred to Sendinblue for processing in accordance with their terms of use