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Privacy Officer

  • Location: Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #22996

Privacy Officer

Location: Helsinki, Finland
Employment: Permanent  
Work Model: Hybrid
Visa sponsorship: No

Our client is a leading international ICT and smart devices provider and is looking to hire a 
Privacy Officer with at least 3+ years of working experience related to data protection/privacy within the EU/EEA or the UK.

Job Reference: BBBH 22996

Why is this a great opportunity?

  • You will have a unique opportunity to work with the most interesting and challenging privacy questions there are in today’s world in a truly international context
  • You will work as a key stakeholder closely with business, R&D and Product teams and have a possibility to impact the privacy design of our services
  • You will have a great opportunity to continuously grow as a privacy-legal professional and handle more and more complex cases/tasks supported by a team of talented, motivated and fun privacy colleagues
  • In addition to exciting privacy-legal role and brilliant colleagues, we will offer you a competitive salary and bonus structure as well as a workplace environment supporting work – life balance

Scope of duties:

  • Advising our business teams across Europe on the data protection obligations especially under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ePrivacy directive
  • Performing Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs) and privacy compliance reviews of our services (B2C and B2B), upgrades and processing operations as well as identifying privacy risks, developing mitigation solutions in close cooperation with Product teams and monitoring mitigation progress
  • Providing hands-on support to R&D and Product teams related to privacy by design/default solutions, solutions to mitigate new risks or implement new or changed legal requirements
  • Drafting and reviewing Data Processing Agreements and other contractual clauses related to privacy/data protection and participating in contract negotiations with suppliers and partners
  • Conducting supplier privacy evaluations and monitoring compliance during the contract term
  • Leading or participating in privacy compliance projects, initiatives and assignments
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining privacy steering documents, processes and guidelines
  • Supporting in handling privacy/data protection related enquiries from users, partners and authorities
  • Planning and delivering privacy training, presenting pragmatic case studies as well as increasing general privacy awareness
  • Continuously following the latest developments related to market practices, regulation, court cases and authority views related to privacy especially in the European market in order to proactively improve our privacy compliance level in a business minded manner

You must have as a minimum

  • 3 + years of working experience related to data protection/privacy within the EU/EEA or the UK (e.g. in a law firm, consultancy company or as in-house privacy professional or legal counsel)
  • Master’s degree in law (within the EU/EEA or the UK)
  • In depth knowledge of GDPR requirements and practical implementation
  • Fluency in English both written and spoken


  • Highly competitive salary and bonus.
  • Share options.
  • Pension.
  • Healthcare contributions.

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