Associate General Counsel

8 - 10 years experience  •  Databases

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/23/17
San Francisco, CA
8 - 10 years experience
Databases
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/23/17

San Francisco [otherlocations will be considered]

We are seeking a talented, proactive senior lawyer and privacy professional to join our Legal, Policy, Regulatory and Partnerships team at TrustArc, the leading provider of integrated privacy solutions.  You will be part of a creative, energetic, fast-paced team that engages with regulators and policymakers to understand and address emerging privacy issues and risks, translates that knowledge into innovative solutions to help organizations manage and operationalize privacy effectively, and provides strategic, legal and policy guidance and oversight on the design and delivery of those solutions.  You will report to the General Counsel and Chief Data Governance Officer and will play a critical role in shaping the emerging role of privacy technology, working collaboratively with other members of the team, other TrustArc departments and external partners to develop, oversee and manage the legal and regulatory content for the company’s technology platform.

Your Job

You will be responsible for:

  • Leading the review and interpretation of privacy laws, regulations, regulatory frameworks and other external standards and integrating them into the company’s technology solutions
  • Developing and continuously improving custom privacy and data protection solutions with built-in regulatory intelligence
  • Developing and continuously improving regulatory rules methodologies to support the company’s technology platform
  • Managing the company’s privacy and data protection risk management methodologies and integrating them into the company’s technology platform
  • Leading the legal analysis and associated content development for the company’s partnership efforts
  • Supporting the General Counsel and Chief Data Governance Officer on novel engagements and pilot initiatives
  • Representing our team and the company at external privacy and data governance forums

Your Skills and Experience

  • J.D. required and licensed to practice in California or another U.S. state
  • CIPP, CIPT or CIPM preferred or expected to achieve within first year in role
  • Minimum 8-10 years of relevant privacy leadership experience, including prior in house legal or law firm experience
  • Experience building or leading a privacy program or significant components of a comprehensive privacy program
  • Comfortable with and passionate about technology
  • Demonstrated privacy, compliance or other form of operational experience translating legal and regulatory requirements into simple, practical processes and practices
  • Demonstrated ability to independently drive and timely deliver on large, multi-faceted and complex projects
  • Active learner, strong work ethic, creative, highly collaborative, adaptive, open minded
  • Ability to influence beyond authority in a matrixed environment
  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced, evolving environment
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of audience types and at all levels of the organization
  • Strong qualitative analytical skills with a preference for quantitative analytical skills as well
  • Strong team-building and interpersonal skills, and
  • Excellent legal and business judgment and sense of humor.
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