Legal Counsel, Privacy EMEA
EU Privacy Counsel (Commercial)
About the job
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Job Description That’s a cool job! I want it!
We seek an experienced Legal Counsel to support Splunk’s commercial privacy and security program initiatives in the EMEA region. This role’s primary focus is to help draft, negotiate and align Splunk’s commercial privacy and security obligations in the EMEA region to Splunk’s world-wide contractual, legal and regulatory practices. You will work closely with members of Splunk’s Legal and Data Protection team to maintain and evolve Splunk’s commercial data protection terms globally and develop and enhance
internal/external content related to privacy and security. The role will report to Splunk’s EU Senior Legal Counsel, Data Protection.
For this position, We are open to candidates based out of: UK, Netherlands,
Germany & Belgium and will be part of a very collaborative, warm and supportive team.
Personal Characteristics and Skills
How can I succeed at Splunk?
The successful candidate will
Be open minded, flexible and able to adapt to cross-cultural styles and needs across EMEA
Team player who can work collaboratively with a cross-section of stakeholders (attorneys, sales
representatives and clients)
Express complex ideas in easily understandable and effective ways
Possess good business judgment and strong analytical capabilities
Maintain a sense of humor and live the mantra--work hard, have fun, make history!
Responsibilities I want to and can do that!
The successful candidate will
Draft, review and negotiate privacy/data protection and security terms in customer
Manage routine customer inquiries pertaining to privacy/data protection and security from the
Commercial Legal team and Field Sales organizations
Assist in creating and provide training to the Commercial Legal and Field Sales organization for
general and EMEA-specific data protection issues
Assist in creating informational material for the Field Sales organization and Splunk’s customers
about Splunk’s data protection program
Identify and draft amendments to privacy and security contractual terms and new templates or
clauses as required
Keep up with industry guidelines that relate to Splunk’s products
Other responsibilities as needed
Requirements I’ve already done that or have that!
Candidates must have:
Fully qualified lawyer from one of the following European jurisdictions (Ireland, UK,
Netherlands, Germany, Belgium)
At least 5 years of tech transactions (SaaS) experience with a software vendor or within a highly
regulated industry (finance, health care)
Solid grasp of the commercial requirements of key data protection compliance programs in the
Solid understanding of industry standard cloud security programs (ISO, SOC 2, PCI-DSS) and the
security controls they require
Significant experience negotiating Data Protection and Information Security Addenda
The ability to manage a variety of mission-critical projects, simultaneously and independently
Experience with financial services industry customers is a plus
We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
Thank you for your interest in Splunk!
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