Compliance Legal Counsel - GDPR Expert

Legal · Sophia-Antipolis, Nice
Department Legal
Employment Type Full-Time (1.0)
Minimum Experience Experienced

Your next adventure awaits here ⭐

As part of Questel’s Global Legal Department and under the management of the head of the global legal department, you will be in charge of leading the legal compliance topics of the Group. Your responsibilities will include:


👉 Main missions :

  • Design, undertake and supervise the implementation of legal compliance processes, trainings, and gap analysis related to legal compliance as for example:
    • Annual update of GDPR registers and processes
    • Periodic review and update of the group corruption risk mapping in line with the Sapin 2 law
    • Enhancement of the Group’s international sanctions assessment framework
    • Communication and training of the employees on compliance matters
  • Be the Group’s main contact for internal and external requests relative to legal compliance matters
  • Analyze, draft and consolidate compliance policies and processes at group level
  • Provide advice when requested as regards compliance assessments (incl data protection impact) and monitor its performance
  • Build and update a legal compliance database (select and implement appropriate compliance tools as needed)
  • Be a strong advocate of compliance optimization culture, actively seek and implement ideas in this respect


👉 In collaboration with the DPO:

  • Assist in the implementation of GDPR for the entities of the Group:
    • Data mapping (coordination, interviews, documentation drafting)
    • Draft, update, finalize, execute personal data protection policy/ privacy notice/ confidentiality policy/ cookie notice
    • Update/ annual review of specific procedures (privacy by design, notification of data breaches, processing of requests to exercise rights, etc.), incident management and requests to exercise rights
    • Webex trainings
    • Draft DPA/ SCC templates for the group and for clients and suppliers
    • Coordination of GDPR’s key contacts of the Group


👉 In collaboration with the “Corporate and M&A” Legal Manager:

  • Participate to the integration of newly acquired entities in the compliance processes of the Group
  • Ensure the follow-up of audits to be carried out with the newly acquired entities: identification of Intellectual Property Assets using a questionnaire to be developed/ identification of personal data processing, …



The perfect match…

  • Master’s degree in Business and/or Corporate law and/or Compliance (or related discipline)
  • Minimum 3-4 years’ successful experience as legal compliance counsel
  • Experience in a multinational environment
  • Experience appreciated within an IT sector company (IT service provider)
  • Continuous improvement approach towards compliance legal processes and ability to drive projects to completion
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Strong personal organization and rigor
  • Capacity to work in a fast paced, ever-changing environment
  • Fluency in English and French (oral, written) essential, and other languages appreciated



Join Questel, a growing international group, and live a great human adventure! 🤝

What we offer… permanent contract, profit-sharing bonus, CSE benefits, restaurant card, health insurance, part-time remote…

📍 Job Location Sophia-Antipolis

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  • Location
    Sophia-Antipolis, Nice
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time (1.0)
  • Minimum Experience