Data Privacy Counsel

Robert Half
June 9, 2021
San Ramon, CA
Job Type


Ref ID: 00410-0011784922

Classification: In House Counsel

Compensation: DOE

Robert Half is hiring a (Sr.) Privacy Counsel North America and South America to administer our Global Privacy Office’s data security compliance program. Sits REMOTELY in the U.S. with infrequent travel to our corporate headquarters in San Ramon, CA. Essentially, this is a FULL TELECOMMUTE position.


Management and Collaboration: Work with Protiviti and RH (the “Company”) senior management and the Company's Global Privacy Office in administering an organization-wide privacy compliance program. Serve as lead North America (“NA”) and South America (“SA”) privacy counsel for the Company responsible for creating, updating, and implementing the Company’s privacy policies for NA & SA and coordinating such policies with the Company’s global privacy program in collaboration with the Global Privacy Office, Information Security, Corporate Legal and other stakeholders.

Legal Privacy Knowledge: Monitor and understand existing and new privacy laws, regulations and other mandates related to the protection, use, collection, sharing and storage of data (incl. personal), including the impact of such laws, regulations, and mandates on the Company’s businesses.

Legal Advice and Guidance: Counsel and assist with the development, review and resolution of privacy assessments and related ongoing compliance monitoring activities such as DPIAs/PIAs in NA & SA.

Advancement of Privacy: Assist and train Company legal colleagues with drafting and negotiating privacy/data protection/security language in the Company’s client and vendor NA & SA agreements.


Educational/Professional certifications/licenses:

Law degree (preferable with a specialization in Data Protection and/or Data Privacy qualifications) and an admitted lawyer.

Privacy or compliance accreditation. CIPP/CIPM or comparable privacy certification desirable.

Previous work experience:

4+ years of experience as a practicing attorney, in-house and/or at a law firm, incl. at least 2 years of direct, hands-on experience providing legal counseling on data protection and privacy issues.

Experience and expertise with conducting privacy by design reviews.

Knowledge of contract principles and requirements under applicable NA & SA laws in connection with privacy.

Work Requirements:

Limited travel as needed.

Ability to work remotely, be self-organized and self-manage the workload and schedule.

Apply today:

Robert Half offers a competitive compensation package (incl. bonus!), comprehensive benefits, good Paid Time Off, and excellent work-life balance. For confidential consideration, pls email resume to Jon Lucchese, VP for Permanent Placement Services, at jon.lucchese‹at›roberthalflegal‹dot›com .

About Robert Half:

Founded in 1948, Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm and the parent company of Protiviti, a global consulting firm. We offer our clients a full spectrum of specialized staffing and consulting solutions through our more than 400 locations in over 20 countries. Robert Half has appeared on FORTUNE magazine’s list of Most Admired Companies every year since 1998, as well as numerous Best Place to Work lists. EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.

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