Reference Number: JO-2111-481206
Senior Privacy and Digital Legal Counsel
Job Type: Contract
Senior Legal Counsel
Want to get closer to the action? As Senior Legal Counsel, youll be at the heart of the decisions that impact a leading global business. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and entrepreneurial team in the company’s fastest growing global business unit. Inspired by our purpose to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner and healthier world through our products, the ambition of the eRB global business unit is to democratize access to the highest quality Hygiene, Health & Nutrition products through our amazing, globally recognised brands.
Senior Privacy and Digital Legal Counsel
Working closely with eRBs Legal Director, you will help deliver the advice and support the company’s needs to grow its e-commerce business and develop exciting new online offerings.You will work with senior stakeholders across the business, advising on topics as broad as our product portfolio everything from advertising, marketing, competition law, data protection, privacy, consumer and commercial contracts, intellectual property, and much more. Youll tackle complex issues that cross organisational and geographical boundaries.
Youll succeed because
You are a UK or EU-qualified lawyer with a strong track record of providing e-commerce legal advice.Prior in-house experience and significant exposure to tech and data protection-related issues in the context of an e-commerce business are preferable.
You have a strong academic record with a minimum of a 2:1 honors degree (or an overseas qualification equivalent to a 2:1).
You have a background of drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements, including software licenses, digital platform agreements, marketing and advertising agreements, data processing agreements and professional services contracts.You can proficiently identify anti-trust issues.
You can advise on consumer law and e-commerce related topics and can advise on the continutally evolving e-commerce regulatory landscape and how it applies practically.You have experience of drafting consumer-facing website disclosures and advising on customer care issues.
You have demonstrable experience in supporting CRM and data insights teams and working with businesses to achieve their objectives.
You have a strong working knowledge of UK and international data protection and privacy laws and their application to online retail.
You can advise on marketing and advertising claims.
Youre comfortable with ambiguity, working at speed and collaborating within a global multinational environment including different stakeholders, functions and business units as well as demonstrating a high degree of cultural awareness and sensitivity.You are experienced with working with stakeholders across the organisation including tax, finance, corporate legal services, supply chain, SQRC, compliance and brand protection.
You have M&A experience.
You can step up to deputising for the Legal Director when needed.
Youre an impactful business partner with a high EQ and excellent presentation skills.You know how to effectively communicate your expertise in a way that others can absorb and act on.
You are analytical and commercially-minded, able to weigh up legal risk against business aims to give pragmatic advice.
You can provide end-to-end advice your internal clients, supporting projects from inception to completion.You compliment your legal advice with guidance on navigating business process, bringing in other Reckitt support functions where necessary.
Youre a self-starter, willing to challenge the status quo by identifying bottlenecks and suggesting process improvements that will help eRB move quickly as the business continues to grow.
Youre a team-player, willing to pitch in to help others and contribute to developing the skill sets of junior team members.
You stay ahead of impactful industry and legal updates.You are willing to develop your network of industry and legal contacts, both within and outside Reckitt.
Youll love it because
Youre fearless and pro-active with a strong sense of urgency and a bias for action.
Youll have the freedom to make a difference.
Youll put your own ideas into practice whilst being a leader in championing our corporate compliance policies and procedures, particularly around the topics of sustainability and the environment.
The products you help us get out there will allow people to live healthier lives and have happier homes and youll thrive on the front line of our mission, our purpose and our fight.
Our dynamic, achievement/ownership-driven culture will bring the very best out of you, every day.