Senior Legal Advisor - Data and Insight

London - Grays Inn Road
22 Mar 2019
19 Apr 2019
Full Time
Practice Areas
4-6 Years
Experience Level
Senior Level

Senior Legal Advisor - Data and Insight



Data is at the heart of ITV’s strategy for its consumer and commercial business areas with the aim being to use data effectively to drive viewing,  increase use of our consumer businesses such as ITV Hub, ITV Box Office, and subscription video on demand (SVOD) services and to help make our advertising more effective.

As Senior Legal Advisor, your primary function is to provide first class legal support to the Data team working closely with the Direct to Consumer, Commercial and Marketing teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Advising on the compliance aspects of ITV’s data strategy and future uses of data proposed by the ITV business teams and providing legal advice and support in implementing such strategy
  •  Understanding ITV’s technology infrastructure and related contractual arrangements as well as negotiating and contracting agreements with new technology providers engaged in data processing or advanced advertising
  • Negotiating and contracting agreements with research and analytics providers
  • Working with the ITV Regulatory Affairs team and updating the Data team and relevant business areas (including Direct to Consumer, Commercial & Marketing) on regulatory developments (for example, e-Privacy)
  •  Working collaboratively across ITV on strategic projects and compliance

Ideal Candidate:

  • A commercially minded and solution-orientated lawyer
  • 5+ years PQE experience
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with various ITV teams, including Direct to Consumer, Commercial, Marketing & Research, Regulatory Affairs, other ITV Legal and Business Affairs teams and Finance
  • An exceptional team player who can develop and maintain effective relationships both internally and externally
  • Ability to work proactively, independently and reliably under tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • An understanding of commercial and strategic drivers for the ITV businesses
  • Experience of advising on data protection and privacy matters. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a thorough understanding of GDPR and privacy legislation and experience of applying the applicable regulations in a practical commercial environment
  • Experience of working with technology teams on high profile technology projects including leading on the negotiation and drafting of technology contracts
  • Experience related to advertising or advertising technology would be welcome
  • Experience of working in a deadline driven environment and managing input from multiple stakeholders
  • Able to develop and maintain a network of relationships across ITV and externally to ensure a ‘joined up’ approach to the provision of legal services

Salary Range:

Please note:

The above salary range is for internal guidance only, to assist colleagues in assessing their suitability for the role. The actual salary offered may be at any point within this range. The range does not represent a longer term salary commitment for the role.

Closing date:

ITV is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we have committed to interview all candidates with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role.

"ITV, where creativity, diversity and collaboration put us right at the heart of popular culture."


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