Legal Manager

Région: Bruxelles
Fonction: Juristes
Environnement: Entreprise
Matières: Protection des données et de la vie privée
Job Type: Temps Plein
Contract Type: Indépendant
Votre référence: LexGO23/07

Our Brussels’ headquarter has an opening for a legal manager with 0 to 3 years of post-qualification experience, with a strong interest in EU/UK data protection.

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EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION OFFICE (EDPO) is a fast-growing start-up that acts as Data Protection Representative in the EU and the UK for non-EU and/or non-UK companies.

Both the EU and UK GDPR apply to international companies that offer goods or services to persons in the EU/UK, or that monitor the behavior of persons in the EU/UK (for example by using “cookies”). Article 27 of the EU and UK GDPR requires that companies appoint a Data Protection Representative in the EU and/or in the UK to act as a point of contact for individuals and for data protection authorities. 

EDPO is established in Brussels and has offices in Paris, Madrid, Berlin and Dublin. We also have a separate sister company established in London, EDPO UK Ltd. EDPO’s team of experts creates value for non-EU and non-UK companies by ensuring legal certainty, providing a GDPR Article 27 compliance certificate (based on blockchain technology), supporting them in case of a data breaches, and by protecting them from sanctions that can reach up to 20 million EUR or 4% of worldwide turnover, whichever is highest. We are passionate about client service, we’re GDPR geeks and welove to spread awareness amongst international companies about data protection regulations. 

Our Brussels’ headquarter has an opening for a legal manager with 0 to 3 years of post-qualification experience, with a strong interest in EU/UK data protection.

You’ll work in a dynamic start-up that exclusively acts as Data Protection Representative for non-EU and non-UK companies. This opportunity will give you an excellent view on how GDPR is implemented by businesses all over the world. You’ll also get a unique international experience while gaining first-hand entrepreneurial skills and staying on top of the latest data protection news. 

Your mission in a nutshell:

  • manage client accounts 

  • assist in the handling of requests from data subjects and data protection authorities

  • assist in the drafting and negotiation of contracts

  • assist in the filing of data breach notifications (across the 46 EU/EEA data protection authorities)

  • actively participate in business development and marketing activities 

  • assist with the review of GDPR news and case law across the EU

  • support the company on all GDRP-related legal subjects (maintain our policies and procedures and follow up on our compliance)

  • attend international privacy-related conferences in Belgium and abroad

  • assist in the development and implementation of new services

  • contribute to the digitalization of our processes

  • assist in hosting webinars and events on GDPR-related topics

  • assist in the growth of our UK (London) Representation company 

  • liaise with our other EU offices (Paris, Dublin, Berlin and Madrid)

  • take part in a lot of other fun and intellectually challenging tasks

  • University degree, preferably from an EU/EEA university

  • 0-3 years of post-qualification experience

  • A strong interest in data protection, privacy matters and EU/UK GDPR 

  • EU/EEA citizenship or work permit valid in Belgium 

  • Fluency in English, written and spoken, is a must

  • Working knowledge of other European languages – especially French - preferred but not required

  • Strong entrepreneurial mindset

  • Solidbusiness development skills

  • Resourceful personality, hands-on mentality

  • Ability to work independently and under pressure with a high level of attention to detail

  • Great communication and interpersonal skills

  • Part of a friendly, dynamic, close-knit team of experts

  • Real hands-on practical experience and responsibility in a fast-growing start-up

  • Direct contact with clients all over the world

  • Flexibility

  • International travel (optional)

  • Competitive salary based on experience with bonus target

  • Mobile phone subscription

  • Company laptop

Intéressé(e) ?

Send your CV to [email protected] and mention “Legal Manager Application - LexGO23/07” in the subject field. 

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