Senior Lawyer Privacy & Data Protection
Newly created position
Lead role within one of Australia's most prestigious Universities
About Our Client
Monash are a university of transformation, progress and optimism. Their people are their most valued asset, with academics among the best in the world.
This position is a senior legal contact for privacy and data protection matters. The incumbent will apply high-level data protection and privacy expertise to establish and maintain a data protection framework that supports the University's compliance with both Australian privacy and data protection legislation and the requirements of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This includes fostering a renewed focus on privacy and data protection across Monash and implementing the essential elements of the GDPR.
*Full position description available on request
The Successful Applicant
As an experienced admitted Australian Practitioner you will bring your significant experience in national data protection/privacy laws and practices, including an ability to quickly build an in-depth understanding of the GDPR and its application suitable for a senior legal role in a large tertiary education institution.
You will be an accomplished negotiator with the ability to adapt to changing scenarios quickly, providing up to the minute, timely and accurate advice. Furthermore you will have relevant experience in delivering training programs on legal matters for a large, complex organisation. Familiarity with privacy and security risk assessment and best practices, privacy certifications/seals, and information security standards certifications will be looked favourably upon.
What's on Offer
- Work on an integral area of importance for this institution, taking the lead and managing this area;
- Work in a friendly and high performing in house team with excellent working arrangements;
- Ongoing development and education;
- Comprehensive staff benefits package.