Philips Senior Privacy Legal Counsel in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Your challenge

Philips invites you to apply as a Privacy Legal Counsel within Philips’ Legal Function. Philips' Legal Function spans a global network of some 170 professionals operating as one integrated, internal law firm for Philips' businesses worldwide, advising on all legal matters relevant to Philips’ business.

Philips is looking for a Privacy Legal Counsel for the Legal team within Philips’ Global Privacy Office, based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Global Privacy Office is responsible for the implementation and monitoring of Philips’ privacy compliance program which is based on the Philips Binding Corporate Rules and local privacy legislation.

Your responsibilities

You will support the Global Privacy Office with privacy legal advice and act as a legal business partner to the various businesses and functions within Philips, advising on legal privacy matters, often in teamwork settings. Your work will involve:

  • Negotiating data processor agreements

  • Advising Philips’ businesses on the legal privacy implications of new products or services

  • Provide legal input for Philips privacy policies, procedures and notices

  • Handling privacy complaints or data access requests

Your team

Within the Global Privacy Office, you will be reporting to the Chief Privacy Officer, located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. You will be working closely together with the other privacy legal counsels, privacy officers, as well as with other in-house Philips lawyers, Philips’ business partners and outside counsels.

Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

We are looking for

An experienced and fully qualified Legal Counsel with 8+ years’ experience in private practice or as in-house legal counsel in the field of privacy;

  • A flexible and creative lawyer with an international orientation;

  • Fluency in Dutch and English is a must-have;

  • Proven experience in privacy, experience in IT and security is a pre;

  • Affinity with innovation and technology.

As a person you:

  • Have a strongly developed business sense and a flexible way of working

  • Have the ability to connect with people and function in multi-disciplinary teams

  • Can take rational but bold decisions under time pressure and are comfortable with complicated contracting matters

  • Have excellent communication and contract drafting skills

  • Are able to deal with a high workload and determined to achieve high-quality business results

Recruitment process

If you’re interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your resume and motivation letter through the Philips career site- vacancy number 228570.

After a pre-selection process based on your CV, you will be invited for face-to-face recruitment- and business interviews.