Data Privacy/Compliance Counsel

  • Company: Christian Dior Couture
  • Country / Region : United States
  • City : New York
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Legal
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: CDC05389
  • Date of publication: 2021.10.25

Position

Job Purpose:

Christian Dior is seeking an experienced and strategic lawyer to join the Americas team as Legal Counsel. The Legal Counsel must be agile, self-sufficient and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with broad responsibilities primarily involving data privacy/protection and compliance matters.


Profile

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and handle all aspects of data privacy and security matters for the company.
  • Provide day to day assistance across the company on privacy/data protection and data security issues
  • Partner with business departments on review and negotiation of contracts.
  • Review and evaluate proposed agreements.
  • Negotiate (internally and externally) terms of agreements, partnering with business department and attorneys.
  • Draft agreements, consulting with business partners and attorneys as required
  • Refine and scale company’s Americas compliance processes, including but not limited to vendor management, data privacy and ethics.
  • Help solidify company-wide understanding of our Code of Conduct and anti-corruption policies.
  • Assist with the development and presentation of compliance trainings.
  • In collaboration with VP, Legal Counsel, manage litigation matters.
  • Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest developments in applicable laws and regulations.
  • Work with Headquarter, other LVMH Legal Departments, and external counsel as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional information

Qualifications:

  • JD and Bar admission in good standing
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a privacy-focused role, with deep understanding of the data protection laws, requirements and regulator expectations in the U.S., Canada and globally
  • Proficiency in Contracts Law.
  • Ability to self-start in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exercise sound, pragmatic judgment and think strategically.
  • Strong business acumen.
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