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Commercial Contracts Manager - Data Privacy/Protection

Employer
AG Search
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
27 Oct 2021

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
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A global Management Consultancy delivering expertise across a broad spectrum of Public/Gov and Private business sector policy, technology, research, and wider services seek a Commercial Contracts Manager with specific expertise in data privacy & data protection issues to lead all related matters across EMEA & APAC 3rd party transactions.

Salary - c.£70000-£80000 neg. DOE + benefits

Location - UK remote WFH with occasional London office requirement

The Commercial Contracts Manager - Data Privacy/Protection will take up post within the in-house Contracts & Risk function of a truly global $bn+ advisory and management consulting business.

Working alongside UK and international team counterparts this newly created role will lead EMEA & APAC region 3rd party transaction (client and supply side) Data Privacy & Protection issue investigation, data flow mapping, contract drafting, negotiation and solution provision for commercial transactions and contractual agreements, from an in-house perspective.

As a newly created role to compliment both the existing Contracts & Risk and DPO functions, the Commercial Contracts Manager - Data Privacy/Protection will be the DP contracts SME and will have the opportunity to engage DP and broader commercial contracts negotiation expertise across hugely diversified and complex international (gov/public and private sector) business deals.

The business seek a commercial success/enablement-minded professional with dual expertise in cross-border Data Protection/Privacy (GDPR) matters and B2B legal contract negotiation/drafting, able to manage DP compliance and mitigate risk, while maximising commercial 'deal' opportunity.

The Commercial Contracts Manager - Data Privacy/Protection will:
  • Lead negotiation, drafting, and execution of contract provisions with 3rd parties.
  • Take the lead on assessing data protection risk levels within EMEA & APAC client + supplier transaction contracts, proposing the correct level of mitigation through use of Data Protection Addendums and DP provisions, alongside SCC or similar as may be required.
  • Work alongside the DPO/central privacy team in areas of high complexity.
  • Take broader commercial ownership of contracts/deals/transactions where DP plays a significant role
  • Require subject matter expertise in working with the sales and project teams to understand their data flows and the appropriate steps for DPIA or lesser controls.
  • Develop standardised and simplified commercial contracting approach to DP review and risk mitigation.
  • Contribute to global commercial DP policy development.


Experience & expertise required for application:

Commercial & Legal Contracts Management
  • High level of demonstrable B2B legal contract drafting, comprehension & negotiation (DP issues and beyond)
  • Proven commercial deal maker and negotiator focus (mitigating risk/maximising commercial opportunity)
  • Experience of complex international B2B service contracts and transactions (ideally gov/public and private sectors)


Data Privacy/Protection
  • Proven expertise across Data Protection/Privacy (GDPR), EU e-privacy, data management and information governance
  • Global Privacy/Data Protection regulation, trends and knowledge of UK/EU SCC's
  • Leading Data protection/privacy issue 3rd party contracts negotiation and drafting
  • Experience of cross-border data transfer transactions (UK/EU to USA highly beneficial)
  • Ability to engage and advise internal business stakeholder groups on Data Protection/GDPR commercial deal/ legal contracting issues, risks and offer solutions.


General
  • Proven experience of all above in B2B service environments
  • Likely Law or business degree+ qualified
  • CIPP/E, CIPP/A, or CIPP/US certifications - beneficial but not mandatory
  • Agility to adapt between BAU operational DP to more complex and individual DP issues for hugely diverse international service contract forms
  • Ability to advise upon and develop bespoke commercial & contractual solutions to DP working in collaboration with central DPO, legal/contracts, sales and wider stakeholder groups.


Please click 'APPLY' to register interest and consideration for further details and discussion. All registrations of interest and discussions are held in the strictest confidence.

AG-Search is a recruitment & talent search consultancy dedicated to providing industry leading knowledge and search delivery for Commercial & Legal Contracts skill set professionals across all levels ( Commercial Management, Legal Contracts Management, Pricing & Deal Desk Management ) into the Engineering, IT & Technology sectors.
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