Jr Digital & Privacy Counsel

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Company: VF Corporation
Location: Stabio (TI), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

The Junior Digital & Privacy Counsel supports the DPO & Senior Digital Counsel, the DTC & Privacy Counsel EMEA, and the rest of the Law Team, with all digital compliance related activities, with specific focus on GDPR, e-commerce, retail compliance and technology contracts, delivering both project management and substantial legal advice, under the supervision of more senior team members.

In particular, the Junior Digital & Privacy Counsel will support the DPO & Senior Digital Counsel, the DTC & Privacy Counsel EMEA, and the rest of the Law Team with the following activities:

  • Contribute to Multi-jurisdiction GDPR, e-commerce and retail compliance projects.

  • Monitor relevant legal developments on digital business and privacy in EMEA.

  • Draft VF’s digital compliance policies (GDPR policies and procedures).

  • Draft e-commerce terms and conditions

  • 3rd-party compliance, with focus on outsourced data processing, data transfer arrangements, services agreements involving data processing and/or technology procurement.

  • Support VF’s EMEA business teams with their DTC journey, including by providing legal advisory on sales & promotional activities, omnichannel transformation, loyalty programs, by attending meetings, drafting contracts and business-oriented memoranda.

  • Enact privacy procedures like Privacy-By-Design assessments, DPIAs, DSARs, data breach management, etc.

  • Audit technology and practices across VF’s organization, planning remediations.

  • Help educate VF’s personnel on digital compliance topics.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and /or abilities required for the individual to be successful in this position. 

  • Master's degree in Law.

  • Solid knowledge of European data protection and consumer protection and e-commerce legal framework.

  • At least 2-3 year experience in law firm and/or in-house with digital compliance-related assignments, preferably in an international environment.

  • Proven self-organization and project management skills.

  • Proficient in English. German, French, Italian are an asset.

  • Enjoys analyzing complex issues, doing research and writing.

  • Enjoys teamworking and socializing in a diverse, inclusive and multi-cultural environment.

  • Proactive, meticulous, reliable.