MA Privacy Director MELA

MA Privacy Director MELA


About this opportunity
We are looking for a Market Area Privacy Director to lead and guide the global privacy strategy through its program in Market Area Europe & Latin America in alignment with market area compliance officers, privacy officers, security officers, legal counsels, and other stakeholders.

As an experienced privacy counsel, you will provide privacy legal advice on critical matters impacting our Europe & Latin America Market Area. You will translate relevant regulations, and industry privacy standards into policy, guidance, tools, best practices; and advice on contractual clauses, privacy impact assessments, incident handling, data subject access requests and records of processing activities.

This role reports directly to the Group Head of Privacy/Chief Privacy Officer.

What you will do
Maintain a sound understanding of Ericsson’s business activities and applicable laws/regulations in the Market Area
Monitor, track and assess the rapidly evolving landscape of privacy relevant laws and regulation, as well as industry approaches to privacy program management
Provide legal and operational guidance and advice on privacy-related matters for the Market Area and collaborate to assess and implement the privacy compliance program, including providing requirements for new data uses, cross-border data transfers, data subject rights, incident preparedness and response and privacy risk management
Partner with other inhouse counsels, e.g. to provide privacy support for commercial agreements, including drafting and negotiating privacy-related contract terms
Ensure that the privacy strategy and policy requirements across Ericsson have been adequately implemented
Recognize emerging privacy issues and trends and provide advice on topics such as data analytics, cloud, IoT, SaaS, and other technologies
Coordinate ongoing activities as well as performing internal reviews/assessments to monitor the effectiveness of the program and alignment with internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with applicable law, internal policies, and contractual requirements.
Cooperate with the stakeholders, authorities, other legal entities, and organizational executive officers in any privacy compliance reviews or investigations
Provide regular updates to management teams and other stakeholders regarding privacy and implementation of the privacy compliance program
Proactively conduct and ensure appropriate monitoring of privacy trainings and awareness in Market Area; developing a culture of privacy compliance
Maintain documentation of compliant, timely and practical advice.
Instruct and manage outside counsel, as necessary

You will bring
A minimum of 10 years working experience as a business lawyer with substantive privacy and security experience
Substantial knowledge of privacy regulations, industry standards and best practices, knowledge of the EU General Data Protection Regulation - with a curiosity about data and cyber security
Good business knowledge/understanding
Ability to independently handle and manage legal matters and prioritize conflicting demands from multiple business clients in an extremely fast-paced environment.
Experience negotiating, drafting, and updating privacy and security-related contract terms, notices, and other documentation
A high level of integrity and strong analytical and communication skills
A willingness to be a standout colleague who initiates and inspires changes
Solid understanding and interest in new technologies
Fluency in English, second language desirable
Independence, goal-oriented and a systematic way of working
Willingness to travel up to 10%

Why join Ericsson?
At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity. The chance to use your skills and creativity to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.

What happens once you apply?
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If you have specific questions, please email recruiter Elzbieta Penpeska at

The selection and interview process are ongoing. Therefore, send in your application in English as soon as possible. We encourage you to apply!
Location: Stockholm, Sweden, or other EU countries
Vetting including references and relevant background screening will be conducted for final candidates!

Please note that we do not accept or proceed with applications sent via e-mail.

Encouraging a diverse and inclusive organization is core to our values at Ericsson, that's why we nurture it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation, which is essential for our future growth. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our Ericsson team.
Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, learn more.
Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || Sweden : Stockholm : Stockholm
Req ID: 722203


  • Arbetsplats: Ericsson Kista
  • 1 plats
  • Tills vidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 14 september 2023
  • Ansök senast: 24 september 2023


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