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Legal Counsel - Data Protection Officer

We’re looking for a hands-on in-house lawyer to add to our legal muscle. You will advise top executives and various teams on legal matters connected with Data Protection.

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Veriff helps companies all over the world connect with honest people. In a year, our team grew from 17 to 300+, and our software verifies over 3,000 government-issued documents from more than 190 countries. That's millions of verified identities a year and a lot of people working behind the scenes to help make the lives of millions, and one day billions, of people safer online.

None of it happens without a team of legal wizards. We’re looking for a hands-on Data Protection Officer (DPO) to add to our muscle. You will work with top executives and various teams to advise on data protection matters on an international scale.

You’ll help us protect honest people online by:

  • Lead and promote data protection compliance across Veriff
  • Act as a point of contact for Veriff's users, supervisory authorities and internal teams
  • Manage and maintain Veriff's data protection policies and procedures
  • Lead data protection by design and conduct Data Protection Impact Assessments as well as internal audits 
  • Review and negotiate commercial agreements from data protection perspective
  • Conduct regular data protection trainings for employees

You are the right future Veriffian for the job if you have:

  • At least 3 years of experience in advising on data protection issues in a B2B and B2C environment
  • Very good understanding and knowledge of data protection legislation on an international level
  • Strong analytical and guidance/report writing skills – ability to perform detailed analysis and write clear concise reports and advisory briefs
  • Excellent English, both spoken and written
  • Master's degree or equivalent in Law

At Veriff you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be the legal muscle at the world's next big success story (Veriff is backed by investors such as Mosaic Ventures, Taavet Hinrikus, Ashton Kutcher and Paul Buchheit)
  • Do impactful work at a startup that’s growing crazy-fast and is packed with career opportunities 
  • Join a diverse team of over 44 nationalities
  • Receive generous sports benefits and additional health insurance
  • Be in a pet-friendly and flexible work environment where you are in charge of balancing freedom and responsibility
  • Get all the perks that come with a disruptive tech start-up, including health days, unlimited snacks and coffee at the office, team events, and much more

 

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