Data Protection & Privacy Consultant

Region: Antwerpen, Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Consultancy
Legal subjects: Technology, Media, Telecommunications, Data protection & privacy
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract

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Our client’s organization is a consulting firm with multiple offices in Belgium and an extensive international network.

Now more than ever, managing data protection & privacy matters is a priority for a lot of companies and will play an essential role in ensuring compliance with data protection law (EU GDPR). To that end our client is looking to strengthen its legal advisory team by recruiting a senior-level Data Protection & Privacy Consultant to be based in Belgium (Brussels or Antwerp). 

In your role as a Data Protection & Privacy Consultant you will advise our clients on a variety of ICT, data protection and data privacy projects. These include:

  • monitoring compliance with data protection regulations and our client’s policies;
  • carrying out compliance audits and raising data protection awareness;
  • drafting and negotiation of contracts and policies;
  • providing information and specialized legal advice to clients about the implementation of national and international regulations (e.g. EU General Data Protection Regulation);
  • answering clients’ queries and assisting clients in matters regarding ICT law, including IT contracts, web functionalities issues, disclaimers and terms of conditions of use of internet sites;
  • advising clients on the risk of certain data processing activities.

You are also responsible for cooperating with the supervisory authorities, and act as the main point of for data subjects and those authorities.

You will play a key role in proactively identifying and pursuing opportunities for further business growth. 

  • You combine a Master’s Degree in Law with legal experience in ICT, data protection & privacy;
  • You have expert knowledge of ICT, data protection and privacy laws and regulations with good knowledge of the GDPR and its business impacts;
  • You have a strong affinity with and interest in innovative technologies, devices, platforms and information security practices;
  • Relevant data-protection and privacy certifications (e.g. CIPP/E, CIPM, ...) are a plus;
  • You can establish trustful relationships with the clients’ key players and to build up and maintain networks of business contacts;
  • You have strong analytic capabilities and written and oral communication skills;
  • You are a team player and can motivate and influence highly skilled professionals;
  • You are fluent in English, Dutch and French. 

  • An intellectually challenging role in a dynamic and diverse team;
  • An atmosphere that stimulates personal development and growth;
  • A competitive remuneration package with attractive extra-legal advantages. 


Please connect with Kikki Vandriessche. Send your cv and motivation letter to or call +32 473 52 13 02. 

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