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Privacy Counsel and Privacy Officer

We are a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation. We are at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. We want to contribute to building an inclusive and sustainable future for all. We are Capgemini. Do you share these ambitions? Then join us as Privacy Counsel and Privacy Officer
You will cooperate with the NL Data Protection Officer, who is also the EUR Data Protection Officer. As a Privacy Counsel and Privacy Officer in the Netherlands, you will contribute to the data protection of Capgemini entities in the Netherlands that are acting as a controller and a processor. You will provide legal advice with a pragmatic wrapping to business colleagues and monitor legal compliance of the companies. You are expected to actively build an external network of peers and DPO’s and support sales teams in client negotiations on data protection. You are willing to grow personally and professionally supported by the large portfolio of internal and external training of the Capgemini Academy and Capgemini University.

Your Opportunity:

  • Working with the NL Data Protection Officer to develop and drive implementation of the Capgemini data protection framework;
  • Give efficient and pragmatic legal advice on strategic deals, on answering RFP’s, review and negotiating relevant contractual clauses in the contract of major deals;
  • Monitor actual compliance;
  • Perform privacy impact assessments.
  • Advise on and manage client and internal audits and incidents in close coordination with other stakeholders;
  • Coach and train business colleagues on relevant legal, data privacy and general compliance matters;
  • participate actively to the drafting and implementation of the group policies and guidelines;
  • establish and maintain a strong external network;
  • participate to workstreams in a global data protection network;
  • maintain expert knowledge on data protection and cybersecurity laws and regulations and act appropriately upon changes;
  • The Privacy Counsel and Privacy Officer reports to the NL Data Protection Officer and is part of the legal team and is also a member of the global DPO community and global Legal team

Your Background:

The candidate needs to be a qualified lawyer, has a legal master degree and is graduated at a Dutch University, with at least 4 years of relevant job experience in legal data protection and security.

Your strengths:

  • native in Dutch, fluent in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Caring for your clients, your colleagues and our company values
  • Eager to take on responsibility and risk
  • Strong communication, presentation and analytical skills
  • Enjoys to collaborate with other teams and functions
  • Can-do and getting it done mindset
  • High ethical thinking and behavior
  • Use of independent judgment and creativity applied to resolution of all kinds of issues
  • Capable to function in a large, complex, international organisation with a diverse stakeholders framework with different interests
  • Relevant certification in Privacy or Security is a plus
  • Affinity with IT, Data and AI

What we offer:

An exciting opportunity to develop your legal career in an innovative team that is embedded in a leading technology business; to be part of a company that is committed to promote diversity, environmental protection and fight the digital divide or, as we call it, digital inclusion.

Many professionals choose Capgemini because of our open and informal culture. We offer you all the possibilities of a large company, but the modesty and atmosphere you would expect from a small company. We are willing to help each other., We work on the basis of trust and offer you the freedom to develop and take up new initiatives. You will be based at the head office in Utrecht, Leidsche Rijn. Working from home and flexible working is possible. Your employment conditions will also be appealing:

  • A 1-year contract with the prospect of a permanent contract.
  • A salary fitting to this position in the market
  • 26 vacation days and the possibility to purchase more
  • Excellent facilities for working flexibly, including a laptop and a phone subscription
  • An attractive pension: you don’t have to make your own contribution in the basic scheme
  • A mobility package where you can spend your contribution entirely according to your own wishes
  • Extensive and proven training possibilities
  • Ability to work on international projects

About Capgeminis Legal team and DPO organisation

Capgemini’s global Legal team has about 210 lawyers, delivering high quality and pragmatic legal services to help our business achieve its ambition for sustainable and profitable growth. The Legal team consists of a central HQ legal team, based in Paris, and local legal teams in countries around the world. We value innovation and collaboration and we work in networks. Our DPO organisation is a network of data privacy experts in DPO and SME roles in various countries. The network is led in Europe by our EUR Data Protection Officer, who reports to the Group DPO, who reports to the Group General Counsel

Contact Claudia van Vuuren

Application process

Fill in the most important details in our application form and you will receive a response from us within a week.
Intake by phone
We will contact you by telephone to get acquainted and ask you a few questions
Online assessment
You make our online assessment and will receive the results from us within a few working days.
Interview with a recruiter and / or business
During this conversation we want to get to know you, but of course you also have the space to ask your questions and get to know us.
Interview with the business
The relevant department where you will work will also be happy to speak with you to determine if there is a match.
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