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Legal Counsel - Privacy / Tech

Job Title: Legal Counsel - Privacy / Tech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry: Technology
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -072019-441536
Contact Name: Eka Benui
Contact Email: ebenui@argyllscott.sg
Job Published: October 18, 2019 09:15

Job description

About the client

Our client (a tech company) is looking for a well-spoken Legal Counsel (Privacy) to lend a helping hand in the APAC business, contributing to the strategy of the organisation. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter who can add value to the business.

About the role

  • Advise the different business units on a range of Privacy and Technology matters
  • Create policies and best practices to limit privacy risks
  • Structure, negotiate and close data protection agreements
  • Ensure that the business is in line with best practices with PDPA and other data privacy laws
  • Come up with training and development programs on data privacy to the different business units
  • Other ad-hoc duties as assigned

About you

  • 6-10 years of PQE (Common law qualified) Lawyer experience is desired
  • Similar in-house (Preferably in Tech MNCs) experience would be ideal to excel in this role
  • Experience working in Technology, Digital, Information security teams is a plus
  • Knowledge of data privacy regulations is desired
  • The incumbent should be hungry to learn and passionate about the technology sector
  • Able to work independently in a fast-paced environment and is a self-starter
  • Language skills - Mandarin /Korean would be a bonus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with different stakeholders and the ability to meet business deadlines
  • Willingness to travel overseas for work

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.