Associate General Counsel – Head of Compliance and Privacy

CARFAX
Full time
Legal
United States
Hiring from: Anywhere

Associate General Counsel – Head of Compliance and Privacy



  • Legal

  • Remote, United States


Join our Winning Team as Associate General Counsel – Head of Compliance and Privacy


When was the last time you bragged about where you work? At CARFAX, we do it every day. Why? Because we’re proud to work for a company with a strong mission and trusted brand. We’re proud to work with like-minded people who care about what they do and work hard every day to deliver their best. We’ve created the type of company culture where the term, “work- hard play- hard” is taken to new heights. Everything from annual company outings, to monthly new hire happy hours and being a dog friendly work place. And don’t forget about the gear! Every day you will see CARFAXers walking around the office sporting CARFAX t-shirts, hats, backpacks and more. Are you looking to join a company you’ll be proud to show off? If so, take a detour from the daily grind and apply today!


The Associate General Counsel – Head of Compliance and Privacy is responsible for supporting a rapidly growing business by partnering with and advising business teams on compliance relating to privacy, data security and regulatory requirements related to CARFAX’s business. The position represents an excellent opportunity to make substantial contributions to a dynamic and thriving business. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of providing sound, clear and concise analysis and recommendations to management teams and being a creative problem solver, applying sound business and legal judgment in an innovative industry. The position reports to the General Counsel. This role allows the freedom to work from anywhere in the United States.


As an Associate General Counsel – Head of Compliance and Privacy you will:



  • Collaborate and lead multi-functional teams to refine, improve and manage the company’s privacy and data security programs, including privacy and data security policies, compliance plans and data incident and response plans

  • Oversees process for receiving, documenting, tracking, investigating and acting on data subject access rights requests (e.g., changes to/deletion of information from systems) and complaints

  • Assist with responding to privacy and data protection-related inquiries, including security questionnaires

  • Support product development efforts in compliance with applicable laws and regulations

  • Partner with business teams across the company to provide practical advice to minimize risk while championing product innovation and advancing the goals of the business

  • Monitor and analyze federal and state legal and regulatory changes and implement corrective, remedial and preventive actions when necessary

  • Assist with contract drafting and negotiations related to privacy and data security, including vendor and customer agreements

  • Work on and support special projects on an as-needed basis


To be considered for this role, you will need:



  • 10+ years of attorney experience, of which 4 – 7 years were in a law firm with increasing responsibility and strong and extensive experience across the substantive legal areas relevant to privacy and data security, including but not limited to GDPR and CCPA

  • CIPP/US required, CIPP/E strongly desired

  • Experience working on advertising, trademark and marketing issues, including familiarity with FTC regulations, CANSPAM and TCPA

  • Practical and creative problem-solving approach

  • Must be an assertive and effective negotiator with the ability to persuade and inspire action with a focus on both short term and long term implications

  • Must be able to demonstrate a high level of intelligence, independent reasoning, excellent analytical skills and judgment and a strong business acumen

  • Must have experience juggling multiple clients with competing demands

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, negotiation and presentation skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with numerous business teams

  • Meticulous attention to detail and superior organizational skills

  • Candidates must currently be licensed to practice law in Virginia or currently eligible to be admitted under a Virginia Corporate Counsel Certificate


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