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Data Privacy Counsel

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BPO / KPO / Shared Services

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Job Description and Qualification:

  • Acting as the business partner and counsel for data privacy in the Philippines (business sectors and the shared service function for global transactional processes in Finance, Procurement and HR).
  • In strong coordination with company`s global Group Data Privacy team, you implement, maintain and improve the Data Privacy Management System.
  • You support and coordinate the local roll-out of for example global policies, processes, and guidelines and data privacy awareness trainings.
  • You identify and manage risks related to data privacy, advise and report to the senior management in your respective country and serve as primary contact in data privacy issues.
  • In addition, you assess local legal trends and you work with the competent authorities in relevant cases.
  • You provide guidance to the departments of the company on, among others, the documentation in our ROPA, creating broader awareness, and negotiating with external partners and customers.
  • Being an active member of the wider community of data privacy practitioners and network within the company, you will liaise with internal key stakeholders and the Data Privacy Office.


  • Graduate degree in law (or equivalent)
  • At least 10-12 years of job experience with a minimum of 5 - 7 years in data privacy, preferably in a multi-national company, law firm, or international environment
  • High level of knowledge in local privacy regulation of Philippines, strong knowledge in European GDPR
  • Business oriented in interactions with senior management and other stakeholders
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, and ability to work under pressure
  • Implementation skills and the ability to work in a global matrix organization