The world leader in beauty, L’Oréal is present in 130
countries on five continents. Our 32 international brands have allowed us to
devote ourselves solely to one business: beauty, with a mission to provide the best in cosmetics innovation
to all women and men around the world. We want to bring beauty to all people. Our ambition by 2020
is to win over another one billion consumers around the world by creating the
cosmetic products that meet the infinite diversity of their beauty needs and
desires through continued digital innovation. L’Oréal encourages diversity and sustainable, ethical
sourcing for all our products and we have reduced our emissions by approx. 50%
since 2005. Our
brands are leaders in beauty, and we are looking for you to lead the change you
want to see in L’Oréal.
are key highlights of this role?
You will sit within the Legal team, and will play a
key role in the development, coordination and implementation of L’Oréal’s Data
Protection and Privacy Programme.
Reporting into the Head of Data Protection, you will
work across all business areas including marketing, digital, HR, retail, and
security. Key responsibilities will include:
- Providing expert advice and support
to the business on data protection law, compliance, and best practice, including
in relation to data sharing, data transfers, privacy by design, data breaches, data
subjects’ rights, digital projects, marketing and security.
- Drafting and negotiating commercial
agreements relating to data protection, including outsourcing and data transfer
- Reviewing new projects for data
protection risks, and assisting with developing appropriate and pragmatic
solutions to ensure risks are mitigated and privacy by design principles are
- Assisting with the ongoing
development and implementation of a global compliance programme, including data
mapping, compliance audits, and privacy impact assessments.
- Overseeing the development and
maintenance of data protection-related policies and guidance.
- Delivering and supporting a
training and awareness programme.
- Keeping up to date with proposed
and actual changes in Regulation or guidance, assessing their impact, and
advising relevant teams accordingly.
- Liaising with other teams as
required (e.g. Legal colleagues, Information Security, Internal Control,
Digital) at both a local and global level.
- Developing networks and
relationships across the L’Oréal Group to ensure knowledge and best practice
The role will require the
ability to work with multiple stakeholders, and therefore you must be able to:
- Have the confidence and experience
to make complex decisions at pace, often when working with senior staff.
- Digest large amounts of information
- Work with a substantial degree of
autonomy, and re-prioritise your workload as new questions or projects arise.
- Communicate effectively at all
levels, and adopt a flexible style to suit a variety of stakeholders.
- Build strong networks with, and
gain the trust of, colleagues across the business by bringing a confident and solutions-driven
- 2+ PQE qualified lawyer preferred,
but candidates with specific privacy-related qualifications or experience will
- Substantial experience advising on
privacy and data protection in a fast-paced, in-house environment.
- CIPP/E or similar certification
would be beneficial.
- Digital/technology/FMCG experience
The role will involve limited national and
key skills are L’Oréal looking for?
- Demonstrates entrepreneurship
- Manages Complexity
- Achieves results with integrity
- Acts/Leads with human sensitivity
- Displays sensitivity to the métier
- Interacts effectively
could L’Oréal offer me?
- World class training and
- Excellent benefits including
pension, profit share and product discounts and a competitive salary
- Work with some of the biggest
brands in the business, and the most passionate people in beauty.
- The opportunity to lead change you
want to see within the biggest beauty company in the world.