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Senior Counsel, Legal Privacy and Data Security

Shanghai, China Req ID 2205352 Category Legal Division AbbVie
  • Regional legal privacy legal support to all functions (both aesthetics and therapeutics) collaborating with relevant business units, privacy compliance, and legal
  • Direct day-to-day legal privacy support for AbbVie China affiliate as well as other AbbVie Asia Pacific affiliates.
  • Support the AbbVie privacy compliance office regarding the operation of AbbVie’s privacy program in the Asia Pacific region
  • Regional support for information security risk management (data security), including regarding legal data security matters under China’s Cybersecurity Law and Data Security Law
  • Privacy notice, consent and contract template reviews and updates for region, as well as template implementation and training
  • Support global privacy contracts team and commercial legal regarding local data privacy legal questions on contract reviews
  • Monitor data privacy developments in the Asia Pacific region, and provide implementation analysis and support the privacy compliance office in the implementation of new data protection laws in the Asia Pacific region
  • Management and supervision of external privacy counsel work and support of AbbVie Asia Pacific affiliates
Qualifications:
  • Professional Experience:

Law degree from a relevant jurisdiction

8+ years of relevant legal experience in privacy and data security matters

Strong background in data privacy requirements in the Asia Pacific region, with particular focus in China’s data protection requirements.

General experience with global data protection laws, and in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation

Experience supporting senior business leaders

Experience in data processing agreements and data transfer agreements

Background in pharmaceutical and life science legal matters

Regional experience working with and advising multinational affiliates across markets

  • Language: English and Mandarin Chinese required
  • Location: Preferably based in Shanghai; Singapore as a potential secondary location
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time
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