Reporting to Aon’s Global Privacy Office, Privacy Counsel is responsible for supporting privacy advisory matters, including review and negotiation of privacy agreements and data protection terms, advising on privacy impact assessments for new and innovative uses of data, and advising Aon’s business on risks related to privacy. The person in this role will provide practical advice to Aon business and shared services leaders on their privacy and data protection risks.
The Privacy Counsel will work within the Global Privacy Office and should be passionate about privacy. The person in this role will be comfortable with counseling business partners, negotiating privacy and data protection terms, and navigating a complex organization with broad services related to risk, retirement, health, reinsurance, and data and analytics. The job entails getting deeply involved with ensuring that Aon’s business operations are designed, built and maintained in a way that complies with applicable data privacy obligations in their region.
- Work with commercial teams to ensure client contracts and third party vendors comply with all relevant privacy laws.
- Draft, review, and negotiate privacy and data protection language for Aon’s client, supplier, and third party agreements.
- Work collaboratively to review initiatives for compliance with privacy laws, conduct privacy impact assessments and develop solutions that address privacy risks.
- Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with members of the business and work proactively with them to identify, mitigate and address privacy risks.
- Help support projects designed to maintain awareness throughout the organization of Aon’s approach to privacy and commitment to its privacy obligations globally.
- Keep abreast of regulatory developments. Analyze existing and new legislative and regulatory developments to ensure that Aon understands and remains compliant with evolving requirements.
- 1-5+ years relevant experience with a focus in privacy and data protection law and regulation, especially the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
- CIPP certified, or ability to demonstrate equivalent knowledge
- Experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial agreements, especially privacy and data protection provisions and addendums
- Experience with interpreting and implementing GDPR compliance programs preferred
- You are a self-motivated team player with the ability to learn quickly, identify and resolve legal and business issues, drive projects and earn the confidence of the partners you work with
- You can work independently but also like to be part of a diverse team
- The best medical cover on the market with free dental care
- Generous benefits package for your wellbeing (multisport cards, insurance, vouchers, and many more!)
- Stability of employment and permanent contract after trial period
- Brand new office supporting collaboration, flexibility and activity based working
- Internal career opportunities and individual development plan
- Unique workplace culture - we value openness, honesty and authenticity, so don’t expect formal dress code nor managers hidden behind closed doors
- Lots of social events, charity actions and opportunities to integrate with colleagues