General Information

Req #
WD00028731
Career area:
Legal
Country/Region:
United States of America
State:
North Carolina
City:
Morrisville
Date:
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations: 
* Chicago - Illinois - United States of America
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big—huge. 

We’re a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

The Global Cybersecurity Counsel will work in the Lenovo Legal Department’s Privacy & Data Protection Team and will report to the Global Privacy Leader. The successful candidate will provide advice and counsel to the Chief Security Office, Information Security Team, Product Security Teams, Digital Transformation, and other groups and functions responsible for ensuring high levels of information, product, and physical security at Lenovo.

Job Responsibilities (Essential functions and duties):   

  • Monitor, analyze, and report on global cybersecurity legal, regulatory and policy developments and advise on requirements and standards that may affect Lenovo, its business functions, customer relationships, and its supply chain. 

  • Lead and/or support on important projects to design and execute Lenovo’s cybersecurity policies and data governance strategies to meet global legal requirements, industry standards, and customer requirements. 

  • Provide advice and counsel on security incident investigations and response and mitigation workstreams in partnership with Lenovo’s security teams. 

  • Provide advice and counsel on the security terms and controls in customer, supplier, and partner agreements. 

  • Design and execute cybersecurity law education and awareness training and resources for the Legal Department and Lenovo community at large. 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Competencies (KSAC’s): 

  • The successful candidate will work closely and direct support a range of stakeholders internally including, but not limited to, other legal department groups; information, product, and physical security teams; product development; marketing and sales; customer service; information technology; human resources; and supply chain and procurement.   

  • The successful candidate may also work with external parties to the extent necessary, including outside counsel, customers, suppliers, and law enforcement and government agencies.   

  • The successful candidate will need to have effective written and verbal skills, and experience in communicating complex issues to business teams and senior leaders; as well as an ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging, and diverse organization. 

  • The successful candidate will need to have strong analytical skills and will need to solve a multitude of very complex legal, regulatory, compliance, and strategic problems daily.  In addition, the successful candidate will need to have demonstrable project management skills and the ability to see projects through to completion via a mix of determination, patience, and creativity. 

 Job Requirements – Prior work experience  
  • At least 5 years (and preferably 7 years) of direct experience in security and/or data protection law, preferably within a global multinational and customer-focused company. 

 Educational Requirements: 
  • JD from accredited law school. 

  • Licensed to practice law in a U.S. or European jurisdiction. 

 Travel Requirements: 
  • 10% travel expected 


**We are open to this role being work remote for someone in East Coast or Central time zone*
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Chicago - Illinois - United States of America, * Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America