Senior Software Engineer

12 Jan 2018
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The key purpose of this full-time role is to evaluate and mitigate legal & compliance risk and present solutions to address risk where it arises. The role has a wide remit- covering contract drafting, contract management, data protection compliance and all relevant legislation that impacts the business.

The Person:

An experienced and highly organised individual. You will need to be a quick learner who is action orientated works with pace and energy and takes a proactive solution based approach to work.

Essential Skills & Experience

· 2+ years PQE in a commercial legal role, either in-house or in private practice.

· Provision of general in-house legal advice to the business on contracts, insurance, property etc issues ensuring legal compliance and evaluating and mitigating risk in a commercial environment

· Handling regulatory compliance under data privacy and protection legislation and dealing with regulator Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), or experience of similar regulatory compliance e.g. with Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

  • Experience of drafting, negotiating and management of a range of commercial contracts.
  • Experience of dealing with consumers, particularly complaint handling and managing complex consumer enquiries.
  • An aptitude for working in a fast paced and growing business.
  • Able to respond quickly to a rapidly changing environment, managing change effectively.
  • Highly organised and proficient in managing a multitude of tasks, quick minded and adaptable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications, interpersonal skills and good time management skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook, as well as document storage or information management software such as imanage.

Beneficial Skills & Experience

· Experience or knowledge of data privacy and protection legislation, i.e. Data Protection Act 1998, Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC) Regulations (PECR), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

· Experience of reviewing and drafting privacy policies, consents and fair processing notices in compliance with ICO Direct Marketing Guidance.

· Experience or knowledge of IT and/or IP law desirable but not essential.

· Experience or knowledge of a Digital Marketing Agency and associated products & services.

· Experience or knowledge of a technology driven environment.

· Litigation experience is desirable but not essential.