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Geographic & Corporate Compliance Associate Manager - Data Privacy with German (all genders)

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type


You will provide comprehensive legal support to internal teams, which includes support on Accenture policies and processes, compliance, legal research and legal judgements, using various tools and methodologies. Focus on compliance with Data Privacy laws and internal policies and risk mitigation.

Specific Responsibilities aligned to Role
• Act as local Data Privacy specialist for different geographies and/or teams, understanding local laws and global company policies to ensure compliance.
• Act as local Data Privacy legal advisor and point of contact for cross legal areas reviews related to internal data processing e.g. platforms, applications, tools and systems. Obtain a deep understanding of the program/project from a technical perspective to be able to provide relevant Data Privacy legal advice.
• Identify potential areas of legal/compliance vulnerability and risk, develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provide guidance on how to avoid or deal with such issues from a general legal perspective.
• Collaborate and consult with all legal areas (from a global and local perspective) to ensure key legal/ compliance issues are identified and sent to appropriate channels for investigation and review.
• Provide legal support to Accenture Corporate Functions and other areas on local & global legal matters. Provide legal advice and guidance and respond to inquiries made by various internal teams such as Workplace Solutions, Marketing & Communication, HR, Corporate Citizenship, CIO, IT and business teams, among others, on their daily operation.
• Provide Legal advice and support various areas of Accenture in the Compliance area, supporting with local Ethics & Compliance matters, Anticorruption, Competition Law, Regulatory, Data Privacy, Accenture’s policies, Intellectual Property, conflicts of interests and reviews of Codes of Conduct, among others.
• Support the provision of training to Accenture teams on matters related to the support to the Corporate Functions.
Generic Responsibilities
• Good understanding of relevant company policies, understands CORE area needs and priorities, strategy, goals, and opportunities, work to enhance subject-matter knowledge and proficiency in the concerned support area, act as a POC and escalation point for support area
• Supervise the management of SharePoint and communication records, create checklists and other process documents, understand, suggest, and encourage process improvements in the support area, collaborate with tech teams in development of new tool or enhancement of existing ones
• Represent GLN; directly liaison with internal stakeholders on various issues, build credible and effective relationships with onshore counsels and within GLN team
• Drive recruitment efforts for the team, effectively manage direct reports and any assigned team, quick conflict resolution, provide team members with positive and developmental feedback, drive Talent Discussions for the assigned team/team members
• Provide coaching and mentoring to junior members of the team, identify and drive trainings for the team for upskilling and professional development
• Support implementation of new initiatives in CORE support area or within Legal/GLN, commit to ‘give back’ to GLN/Legal.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in Law – Data Privacy certifications is a plus
Work Experience: Minimum of 7 to 10 years of experience at law firms or as in-house counsel and/or in legal outsourcing.
• Fluency in English and German with strong oral and written communication skills.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
• Expertise in Data Privacy laws and practices, including but not limited to risk identification and mitigation, compliances, contracts and legal research.
• Demonstrate sound judgment, ability to make decisions and an elevated level of common sense.
• Strong legal advice and drafting skills.
• Experience in generic legal in-house matters, including but not limited to risk identification and mitigation, compliances, legal research, etc.
• Demonstrate very good interpersonal skills, demonstrate promptness, accuracy and consistency with the activities supported, drive tasks to closure, is detail-oriented, with sound judgement, adaptable, with strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
• Able to work with internal and external teams, and understands delivery requirements, takes End-to-End responsibility of projects and teams, on function specific processes
• Good understanding of Accenture offerings and function specific services performed, of commercial agreements, legal and compliance fundamentals, of corporate business practices and contracting regulations
• Build trust-based relationships by delivering on commitments, ability to work under pressure, with exposure to senior management
• Effectively manage priorities and stakeholder expectations
• Comfortable with technology and has experience in the use of tools & databases

Behaviors and Attributes:
• Open to work with and understand cross-cultures and locations throughout Accenture global organization
• Understand the value of diversity and recognize the strengths that different styles, innovative perspectives and experiences bring to Accenture
• Demonstrate inclusion and respect for all individuals regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, age, disability, culture, social status and/or sexuality
• Leader as well as team player, collaborative and persuasive; able to work well with executives and non-executives.


2 750 EUR/monthAccenture offers a competitive compensation package. As required by the Slovak law we hereby state, that the legal monthly minimum gross base pay starting from 2750 € depending on your professional and personal qualifications in the required areas.

• Guaranteed paid overtime or overtime vacation
• Cafeteria – Budget for benefits based on your choice
• Transparent and competitive bonus structure
• Refer-a-Friend – get a bonus in the employee referral program
• Loyalty rewards

• Flexible working arrangements (time & place of work)

• Wide range of trainings and expert lectures
• Regular performance review and career growth possibilities
• Ongoing career guidance and mentoring (Global Mentoring Program, Lean In)
• Employee share purchase plan

Family & Health:
• 3 extra days off
• Sick leave salary compensation (up to 100%)
• Home-office equipment
• Family oriented benefits (Wedding, Parental and Baby days-off and bonuses)
• Employee assistance services (professional psychological, financial and legal help)
• Multisport card


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ID: 4491399  Dátum zverejnenia: 7.2.2024  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 750 EUR/month