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United Kingdom
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
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Additional Locations: 
* Amsterdam - North Holland - Netherlands
* BASINGSTOKE - Hampshire - United Kingdom
* Renfrew - Renfrewshire - United Kingdom
* Rueil-Malmaison - Hauts-de-Seine - France

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

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

Description and Requirements

Can you provide advice and counsel to our business teams, security partners, legal team, and other groups and functions? These teams are responsible for ensuring the responsible use and protection of customer, user, and partner personal data and other information. 

In this role you will work in our Legal Department’s Privacy & Data Protection Team and report to our Global Privacy Leader. You will have a dotted line relationship to the Services & Solutions Group (SSG) General Counsel. 

What is waiting for you in this role?
Conduct pre-launch privacy reviews and assessments for Lenovo’s IT solutions and services across PC, mobile, infrastructure, and smart verticals, including attached services, managed services, and as-a-Service offerings.
Monitor, analyze, and report on privacy and data protection legal, regulatory and policy developments and advise on requirements and standards that may affect Lenovo SSG, its business functions, customer relationships, and its supply chain.
Lead and/or support on important projects to design and execute Lenovo’s privacy and data protection policies and data governance strategies to meet global legal requirements, industry standards, and customer requirements.
Provide advice and counsel on privacy and data protection incident investigations and response and mitigation workstreams in partnership with Lenovo’s security teams and other stakeholders.
Provide advice and counsel for customer, supplier, and partner agreements.
Design and execute privacy and data protection education and awareness training and resources for SSG and the Lenovo community at large.
Participate in additional Global Privacy Program and SSG Legal Team projects and initiatives.
You 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; products and services development; marketing and sales; customer service; information technology; and supply chain and procurement.  You may also work with external parties including outside counsel, customers, suppliers, and law enforcement and government agencies.  

What do we expect from you?
At least 5 years (and preferably 7 years) of direct experience in privacy and/or data protection law, preferably within a global multinational and customer-focused company.
Experience in providing privacy and legal support in connection with software, services, and solutions, including attached services, managed services, and as-a-Service offerings.   
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.
Strong analytical skills to solve a multitude of very complex legal, regulatory, compliance, and strategic problems daily.  
Demonstrable project management skills and the ability to see projects through to completion via a mix of determination, patience, and creativity.
JD from accredited law school.
Licensed to practice law in either a United Kingdom, European Union, United States, or Canadian jurisdiction.
Travel expected is about 10%

What we will offer you: 
An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward thinking IT companies 
Flat structures and fast decision-making processes 
A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional life 
An international team with a high focus on diversity 

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.

* Amsterdam - North Holland - Netherlands, * BASINGSTOKE - Hampshire - United Kingdom, * Renfrew - Renfrewshire - United Kingdom, * Rueil-Malmaison - Hauts-de-Seine - France