Starting Mid-2020 – Permanent full time position
ABOUT THE JOB
- The role is future focused full time permanent role commencing mid-2020, reporting to the General Counsel for Australia & New Zealand.
- You will assume responsibility for a key legal strategic pillar as well as the operational effectiveness of data privacy and data protection across our fast and dynamic businesses.
- You will have the ability to craft a privacy framework linking into global policies and requirements. You will continue to grow and develop our privacy compliance culture to manage risk as well as execute strategy to achieve and maintain a robust and commercial compliance framework across our businesses.
- With a commercial mindset, the position will be responsible for providing legislative guidance and training regarding data privacy issues in a way that is accessible and practical, as well as coordinating data privacy compliance efforts with relevant personnel across the whole company, as well as connecting in with the emerging group of data privacy officers within the L’Oreal Group.
- You will have a unique opportunity to improve and influence our policies and procedures across our fast paced and dynamic consumer facing sales and marketing businesses. You will also have the opportunity to work on generalist legal support for our IT, e-commerce, consumer insights, CRM and consumer affairs departments.
- With specialist knowledge of privacy and data protection requirements in Australia, New Zealand and Europe (including GDPR), you will assume responsibility for the operational effectiveness of data privacy and data protection across our vast enterprise.
- This position requires frequent creative and collaborative efforts with representatives from other departments and business units in the organisation. These cooperative, cross-functional efforts are of central importance to the development and implementation of the compliance program.
You will have 4+ years’ post-admission experience, as well as qualifications within privacy or legal and/ or demonstrated experience in a related discipline. Proven experience working in data protection or data compliance is preferred.
You will bring the following skills and experience:
- Good working knowledge of privacy law or law background with ability to apply to business solutions;
- Previous experience working with global regulations include EU, Australia and New Zealand;
- Significant experience in privacy compliance and data protection;
- Contractual drafting skills;
- A strong understanding of the requirements of the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles, GDPR, cross border data transfers, privacy impact assessments and breach notification;
- Demonstrated ability to define and implement comprehensive compliance programs in complex organisations;
- Excellent grasp of database management, consumer consents and regulatory requirements associated with consumer marketing and data commercialisation;
- Demonstrated knowledge of standards, laws, and regulatory environment and the impact these have on the administration of an effective compliance program.
- Strong communication skills - the ability to distil and summarize complex legislative concepts into guidance and take people on a journey with you;
- Experience in managing the practical aspects of data privacy risks, information security, data loss prevention; and
- You will have an innovative mindset;
- Previous in-house experience will be highly regarded;
- The successful applicant will possess a self-starting and ‘can do’ attitude, creativity, excellent communications and time management skills and be able to deliver results under pressure consistently;
- You will also be quick off the mark, highly collaborative, customer focused, have a keen eye for detail, and enjoy building relationships and anticipating the needs of others across all levels; and
- Have a genuine appreciation for our brands, products and companies is a must.
L'Oréal Australia and New Zealand are part of the L'Oréal Group – the world's largest pure beauty company with over 100 years of history and experience. We are a passionate team in a growing market, working to deliver our mission of Beauty for All through our local portfolio of 30 brands in Australia and 20 brands in New Zealand.
Our business is energetic and vibrant, underpinned by strong ethical principles and our belief that financial performance and responsible business go hand-in-hand. We are driven each day by our six founding values - Passion, Innovation, Entrepreneurial spirit, Open-mindedness, Quest for excellence and Responsibility.
L’Oréal is leading the revolution of the beauty industry, focusing more on emerging technologies & digital transformation for its consumers in a world that is changing rapidly.
Since 2015, the L’Oréal Australia and New Zealand legal team (comprised of 4 lawyers) has been embracing change by innovating the way it supports the business, to enable the business to move faster, while managing legal risk. The team is committed to making legal support efficient, agile and more collaborative than ever before. In 2019, the A/NZ Legal Team won the Financial Times APAC Innovation Award and was recognised by the Financial Times as one of the top 10 legal teams disrupting legal services globally.
L’Oréal is a supporter of reducing barriers that exist due to traditional working practices and therefore flexible work arrangements will be considered for this role.
We are an equal opportunity employer, a signatory to the ACC Australia Diversity & Inclusion Charter, and we encourage applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, religious beliefs or disability.
Applications close at 5pm on Monday 2nd March 2020.
Creative flair is a must for your application.