Senior Legal Counsel Data Privacy, DaVita International Ltd. (Healthcare) - London

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Active since 04-04-2018 Job category Legal
Location London Level Professional
Educational level Master / Post-Graduate / ... Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 40 Salary competitive
Healthcare Senior Legal Counsel Data Privacy, DaVita International Ltd.

The world of Healthcare is changing constantly, your responsibility will be to ensure DaVita International’s compliance with all Data Privacy (DP) laws and regulations in multiple jurisdictions spanning the globe (excluding the USA). This includes completing DaVita International’s GDPR implementation across the EU in close cooperation with the existing project team. You will report to the General Counsel of DaVita International with a dotted line to line to VP Global Privacy & Data Governance who is based in the USA. You will have functional supervision over in-country DP Officers across the globe.

We are a "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter. Our Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average. DaVita is well known for its award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential. Our Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions are available to you as well as a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future. But above all, we are dedicated, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the world.


  • To continue to build and develop the International framework with regards to DP
  • Monitoring and reporting DP breaches in coordination with local DP officers in each jurisdiction
  • To provide privacy risk management advice, strategic guidance and consultation to other functional lanes including Compliance, IT and People Services (HR)
  • Advising the International team on privacy risk and maintaining a privacy risk register
  • Perform audits in each jurisdiction to determine our compliance with local regulations
  • Develop and arrange for training on DP compliance for employees
  • Follow up with changes in law and issue recommendations to ensure compliance
  • Development and implementation of data protection policies and sharing best practices across the different jurisdictions
  • Liaise with US DP team on governance matters relating to international DP matters

Education, licenses, certifications, and experience required to fulfill the essential duties.

  • Qualified Lawyer with extensive experience of data privacy law (including GDPR) in an international setting gained in private practice at a prominent law firm or in-house at an international organization
  • At least 5 years’ PQE
  • Proven experience conducting data privacy compliance audits and the design and implementation of improvement plans
  • Personal values in line with DaVita's values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment & Fun
  • Effectiveness and fluency in English (native or near native speaker level)
  • High energy and ability to work in a very fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Desire to be part of a fun, yet hard-working team
  • Experience in healthcare is a plus
  • Travel required: up to 30%

What characterizes you is your ability to remain impartial, to provide clear guidelines and direction even when you are faced with competing demands and under short deadlines. You naturally look at issues holistically and in order to find pragmatic solutions.

About us

DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita Kidney Care strives to improve patients' quality of life by innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. As of September 30, 2017, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,470 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 196,000 patients. The company also operated 230 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. DaVita Kidney Care supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company's leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts are recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

Does this role sounds interesting to you? Please contact us for further information at gwen.burbidge@davita.com or by phone 0031611622944…or apply through the Apply button on this page.

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Legal
Industry / Industries Medical / Health
Region London
Keywords Data privacy, legal, healthcare, health care, DaVita, GDPR, legal counsel, DP, Data governance

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Name Gwen Burbidge