Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 12:02 AM
Job Description Younique is seeking an experienced and skilled Privacy counsel ready to bring his or her skills to a thriving and team-oriented in-house legal department in an agile and fast-growing company. This position will lead the legal component of Younique’s privacy, data security, and information management programs in collaboration with our legal team. If you want to help map out the privacy strategy for a cutting-edge technology company and you have the legal and business acumen to make it happen, we want to meet you. Responsibilities: Provide strategic counsel on customer and employee data practices and policies, vendor and technology agreements, and product review for the company’s ecommerce and mobile strategies. Work closely with our IT, Development and User Experience teams to handle data protection issues proactively. Assess potential privacy and security risks, and applicable regulatory requirements, for Younique’s technologies, business model and strategies. Serve as primary legal contact for all inquiries, disputes or claims arising from the Company’s privacy and security activities. Perform legal evaluations of Company’s technology R&D and innovation. Review/draft a variety of agreements, including vendor and IT/technology agreements. Assist in development of best practices related to use and security of customer data. Develop and maintain Younique’s domestic and international privacy and data security policies and processes. Develop and implement programs to facilitate compliance with US and international data privacy and personal information collection rules, regulations, and standards, including the EU Privacy Shield and the GDPR. Coordinate with Coty’s in-house privacy counsel, especially regarding EU privacy/data security regulations. Oversee and partner with outside counsel on privacy initiatives worldwide. Evaluate the impact of legislative, regulatory, legal and industry developments and proposals involving privacy and security across Younique’s business model and technologies. Respond to privacy-related regulatory inquiries and reviews; draft regulatory filings. Provide general legal support as needed on contract review and other Legal Department projects. Requirements: 5-10 years of relevant experience, particularly involving privacy and data security counseling either in-house or in private practice; related litigation experience a plus. Experience with US privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines, especially those relevant to social media and ecommerce. Hands-on experience with EU and other international privacy standards a significant plus. In-house legal/privacy experience preferred, but not required. Technology background preferred; undergraduate technology degree a plus. Contract and transactional experience. JD from top recognized law school. Strong communication and writing skills; experience working on and directing cross-functional teams. Reports to General Counsel Qualifications Behaviors Preferred Team Player : Works well as a member of a group Detail Oriented : Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Functional Expert : Considered a thought leader on a subject Motivations Preferred Ability to Make an Impact : Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization Experience Required 2-5 years: Contract and transactional experience. 1-5 years: Privacy & data security counseling experience. 5-10 years: Hands-on law experience. Preferred 1-5 years: International and EU privacy standards experience. 1-5 years: Social media and eCommerce law, regulations, and industry guidelines. 1-5 years: Privacy & data security litigation experience. Company Description Younique was founded by software developers and tech is the heart of the company from the executives down. Join Younique's development team in the heart of Silicon Slopes and work on a well-established team of developers who have helped to facilitate 192,737% growth for the company in the last 3 years while still maintaining a startup culture.
• Location: Lehi, Provo
• Post ID: 17734407 provo