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Privacy Counsel (Senior Manager), Deloitte Global Office of General Counsel

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Date Posted: Jan 5, 2022

Reference Code: 86925-en_US

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 

 

Our Purpose

 

At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

Learn from deep subject matter experts through mentoring and on the job coaching
Leverage the Deloitte CPA Advantage program, a comprehensive support program for CPA modules and the CFE.
Be encouraged to deepen your technical skills…whatever those may be.
Build your leadership skills at Deloitte University.
Have many careers in one Firm.
Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems
Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness. 
Enjoy My Benefit Dollars - a flexible benefit to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. 
Experience a firm where wellness matters.
Experience MyFlex and an agile work environment where work is what you do not where you do it
Experience MyFlex where reduced hours or seasonal work allows you to meet your personal goals.
Build a network of colleagues for life
Have an impact that matters through pro bono and significant volunteer opportunities.
Be empowered to lead and have impact with clients, our communities and in the office.
Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.
Be part of a firm that leads the way and pushes themselves to look like contemporary Canada.
Grow your network and your knowledge by joining one of our many Employee Resource Groups.

 

Do you thrive on developing creative and innovative insights to solve complex challenges? Want to work on next-generation, cuttingedge products and services that deliver outstanding value and that are global in vision and scope? Work with premier thought leaders in your field? Work for a world-class organization that provides an exceptional career experience with an inclusive and collaborative culture?

What will your typical day look like?

 

Our Office of General Counsel is currently seeking a Senior Counsel to advise on Privacy and technology matters, including technology transactions, within the DTTL OGC Technology and Shared Services team. This person will support the Deloitte organization’s privacy
function and will also help the Deloitte organization innovate and deploy new technologies while managing legal and privacy risks and compliance. The Senior Counsel will have a broad range of responsibilities including:

 

  • Serving as counsel to the Global Privacy Office and providing legal advice and support on privacy initiatives
  • Developing scalable frameworks and approaches to assist the Deloitte organization with achieving its strategic objectives while complying with privacy regulations
  • Providing guidance to technology teams and business leaders on the privacy, confidentiality, legal and other risks associated with development, operation, and implementation of technology systems and innovations and working collaboratively with business leaders to develop practical solutions to address those risks
  • Collaborating with Deloitte Member Firm legal and privacy teams to address local compliance Counseling and assisting
  • Assisting with negotiating and drafting privacy and security terms in commercial agreements, including licensing agreements, sourcing and procurement agreements, and partnership and joint venture agreements, as well as term of use
  • Monitoring legal, regulatory and commercial developments in the privacy arena to develop forward-thinking, market-leading approaches to privacy compliance

About the team

 

Deloitte Global Culture:

 

At Deloitte, we expect results. Incredible—tangible—results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and lead global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network. In Deloitte Global, everyone has an opportunity to lead. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in—with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out—with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark. Deloitte Global supports our talented professionals in answering the question: What impact will you make?

 

Global General Counsel provides legal guidance and expertise to Deloitte Global, the broader Deloitte organization, and our business leaders. We advise on regulatory, claims, and corporate legal matters, as well as additional issues that may pose novel or unique situations.

 

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

 

You are someone with:

 

  • A Law degree
  • 5+ years of legal experience, with a strong background in international privacy
  • Proven track record advising and supporting the development and implementation of global privacy compliance programs
  • Proven track record of successfully advising product development teams and/or advising teams working on complex technology deployments in how to address privacy requirements
  • Experience negotiating and drafting technology services agreements
  • Experience drafting privacy notices, terms of service, incident response plans, information security policies and other data protection policies
  • Experience working in an in-house environment, preferably with a technology or professional services provider or supporting technology teams at a large multi-national institution
  • Expertise in and ability to advise on privacy, cyber security, and confidentiality matters
  • Experience working in a global or cross-border environment with individuals from different geographies and cultures
  • Experience translating legal concepts and requirements into actionable, practical guidance for IT and business teams
  • Privacy certification or qualification
  • Ability to be responsive and client-service focused
  • Strategic, creative thinking with good business judgment who can generate possible solutions and options to achieve business goals within the strictures of legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to be a team player who enjoys working collaboratively and can navigate a complex organization that is spread across the globe
  • Ability to craft clear and effective messages both orally and in writing
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships across various stakeholder groups within the Deloitte network and externally
  • Agility and flexibility (We are a leanly staffed legal department and everyone in the Technology and Shared Services team is expected to chip in and handle a broad array of matters)

 

Our shared values

 

While our Purpose guides us and helps explain why we exist, our shared values describe the behaviour we expect from each other at the firm.

They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. They help us to earn the trust and respect of our stakeholders. We all commit to living by these shared values, to stay true to the principles they represent, and to honour the legacy from which they came. They are what sets us apart and makes us Deloitte.

 

Every day, we live our Purpose through the following five shared values:

 

  • Lead the way: Deloitte is not only leading the profession, but reinventing it for the future. We’re also committed to creating opportunity and leading the way to a more sustainable world.
     
  • Serve with integrity: Deloitte has earned the trust of employees, clients, regulators, and the public for 175 years. Upholding that trust is our single most important responsibility.
     
  • Take care of each other: We look out for one another and prioritize respect, fairness, development, and well-being.
     
  • Foster inclusion: We are at our best when we foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. We know this attracts top talent, enables innovation, and helps us deliver well-rounded client solutions.
     
  • Collaborate for measurable impact: We approach our work with a collaborative mind¬set, teaming across businesses, geographies, and skill sets to deliver tangible, measurable, attributable impact.


The next step is yours
 

Sound like The One Firm. For You? 
 

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
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