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Job Title Simmons Adaptive - Interim Data Privacy Consultant
Department Adaptive
Role Consultant
Job Location London
Description

About Us

Simmons & Simmons Adaptive:

Clients today need flexible resourcing solutions to meet the changing demands of the marketplace. Simmons & Simmons has always been willing to adapt and embrace new forms of service delivery to meet changing client demands. Simmons Adaptive is a flexible resourcing solution to meet client requirements at the same high quality you expect from Simmons & Simmons. We understand that our firm is equal only to the strengths of our people and place great emphasis on recruiting and retaining staff who meet our high standards.

As an Adaptive consultant, you will be fully supported by the Simmons & Simmons team with a sponsoring Partner and a client team with whom we would encourage you to engage on a regular basis. You will have access to the firm's resources and Know-how and have the opportunity to be involved in training and development at the Firm.

Simmons Adaptive is the flexible resourcing team for leading international law firm, Simmons & Simmons. For additional information on the firm, please visit www.simmons-simmons.com .

Main purpose of the role:

Simmons Adaptive is currently searching for a Data Privacy consultant. This is a client assignment to join their privacy team on a 6-month contract basis.

The successful candidate will assist on the company's key data privacy project, including:

  • Assisting the Privacy Counsel on day-to-day data protection governance such as preparing material for risk committees and board meetings.
  • Assisting the Privacy Counsel to complete various transfer impact assessment for third country data transfer.
  • Refining the existing internal data privacy related procedure such as data subject requests.
  • Completing the transfer details for intra-group data transfer agreements;
  • Reviewing and updating privacy notices for different products.
  • Reviewing existing third-party supplier contracts and client contracts to identify contracts where SCCs were incorporate and then to swap out the existing SCCs with the new SCCs.
  • Managing and reviewing the privacy mailboxes for DSR.
  • Assisting the Privacy Counsel to produce internal data privacy training material.

Person specification:

  • You are a qualified Lawyer with a minimum of 2 years working in data privacy.
  • You will have strong knowledge of major data protection laws in the EU and UK such as GDPR, UK DPA, PECR and EDPB.
  • You are experienced in implementing data protection requirements into practice.
  • You have a strong commercial awareness with an understanding of the value drivers of a business.
  • You bring a positive 'can do' attitude and a determination to succeed to the role.
  • With an ability to take initiative, you can also work to deadlines and manage multiple priorities.

Why you should join Simmons Adaptive:

  • You will have access to high-quality roles and work within Simmons & Simmons' market-leading clients.
  • You'll have support from a Simmons & Simmons 'sponsor Partner' whilst on external assignment.
  • You will be given access to the Firms' resources and Know-how when on assignment.
  • We will invite you to our in-person and virtual networking events exclusively for Adaptive consultants, along with firmwide webinars and events.
  • You'll be given flexibility to work where and when you want.
  • You will have the backing of a leading international law firm.
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