Senior Privacy Counsel / Head of Privacy (8+ PQE) - Major Tech Company - Spain (relocation)

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Found Legal
Madrid, Spain (hybrid)
Attractive salary, bonus and benefits, flexibility, balance, annual leave of 6 + 3 weeks
18 Jul 2022
15 Aug 2022
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time

Senior Privacy Counsel / Head of Privacy
Multinational Technology Company
Madrid, Spain (relocation)

Our client is a sought after major multinational technology employer.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly regarded legal team that is central to a dynamic, fast moving global technology business in an exciting and varied privacy role. 

You will join a major global technology organisation in a Senior Privacy Counsel / HoP capacity, reporting to Chief Privacy Officer. You will manage 2 direct reports and will act as a successor to the Chief Privacy Officer in the future.


  • Take responsibility for the implementation of the Privacy processes in the commercial units of the organisation (e.g. Privacy by Design, RoPA, DSRs, Privacy Statements, Vendor Management)
  • Act as Privacy Lead negotiator for the privacy clauses within escalated commercial agreements with key customers (day-to-day negotiations are handled by the 2 direct reports)
  • Coordinate negotiation guidelines and respective training activities 
  • Lead transversal projects across various areas of the business
  • Implement and monitor new standard contractual clauses
  • Help define company’s strategy to move to the Cloud
  • Maintain and further define the privacy training program
  • Support company’s global privacy program
  • Lead compliance of assigned areas under company’s global data protection and privacy programme
  • Manage the assigned resources and budget (including outside counsel)
  • Lead a team of two direct reports


  • 8+ years of experience as a privacy lawyer / legal counsel
  • Experience negotiating complex commercial contracts
  • Strong knowledge of European data protection laws and regulatory processes

In return, you can expect

  • A senior role and career progression
  • Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
  • Great company culture and a collegiate team
  • International mobility
  • Excellent work-life balance, flexibility of office presence
  • Generous annual leave 

Next steps
Your recruiter is Mila Read, Director and in-house tech legal recruiter at Found Legal. 
We have been supporting this client for over 4 years and will be able to advise whether this organisation would be a good fit to your skills, experience and aspirations and to best position you for the role. 

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