Meeting your future team:

The Collibra Legal team is looking for an experienced Senior Privacy Counsel to help manage its growing privacy, data protection and security-related legal and compliance initiatives. Working collaboratively with other departments globally, the Senior Privacy Counsel will be responsible for managing a broad scope of privacy compliance activities, including monitoring new developments in privacy-related legislation, pushing the company to dive deeper into its current privacy practices, and helping the Product and Engineering teams navigate privacy compliance as they continue to innovate in the data intelligence space.  As a data intelligence company, Collibra prides itself on its privacy compliance practices.  The candidate should be looking for ways to continue to innovate with respect to Collibra’s privacy compliance program and practices, and follow through with  their implementation. 

Reporting directly to the Associate General Counsel - IP Product and Privacy, the ideal candidate is a business-focused, service-oriented attorney who can appropriately balance Collibra’s rapid growth trajectory and privacy compliance considerations under tight deadlines. 

The Senior Privacy Counsel at Collibra is responsible for:

  • Developing and maintaining subject matter expertise in areas of data use and protection laws within the global privacy landscape.
  • Enabling Collibra to maintain its rapid pace of innovation in data intelligence, while remaining privacy compliant.
  • Developing and evangelizing new external and internal policies, transfer mechanisms and similar documentation related to Collibra’s personal data use.
  • Training employee teams on data protection requirements, as appropriate. 
  • Managing Collibra’s day to day privacy compliance operations.

You have:

  • 5-7 years relevant general privacy related experience, at least a material portion of which has been at a nationally or internationally recognized law firm with a robust privacy practice.
  • Intimate knowledge of the GDPR and CCPA as well as general awareness of additional emerging privacy regulations.
  • An in-depth understanding of the necessary pieces of a robust privacy compliance program, including appropriate privacy related policies, transfer mechanisms, data mapping, privacy impact assessments, legitimate interest assessments, data protection impact assessments and data transfer impact assessments.
  • Familiarity with the technical, logistical and operational measures required to maintain privacy compliance.
  • A Juris Doctor (J.D.) and admission in good standing to one state bar or equivalent.

You have the ability and desire to:

  • Develop close working relationships with data scientists, researchers, engineers, product developers and marketing professionals and become a trusted source on product related privacy matters.
  • Resolve privacy compliance issues practicably by weighing rigid regulatory frameworks against the realities of B2B SaaS industry practices.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with colleagues at all levels of the Company.
  • Expand the scope of your practice beyond your primary responsibilities to work on additional legal matters that arise from the operations of a dynamic and fast-growing global company.
  • Organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-paced and demanding work environment

Measuring Success:

  • Within the first month, gain a general understanding of Collibra’s existing privacy program, practices and areas that warrant expansion;
  • Within the first three months, develop productive, working relationships with legal and non-legal colleagues and demonstrated creative problem solving skills; and
  • Within the first six months, embark on multiple key privacy initiatives that will materially expand Collibra’s privacy program.

Benefits at Collibra:

We strive to provide all Collibrians competitive and cost-efficient benefits that are aligned to our company values. As a high-growth company, our goal is to offer flexibility and choice with our benefit programs to support the evolving needs of our changing workforce. The specific offerings will differ slightly by region but our {Be}well benefit programs encompass the following strategic pillars:

  • {Be}Healthy: Healthcare for yourself and eligible dependents (inclusive of partners/domestic partners), mental health resources and care, tax advantaged accounts, income protection, discount programs and more! Additionally, we encourage employees to treat their whole self by offering a bi-monthly calendar of events and programming dedicated to our {Be}well initiatives which focus on wellbeing areas including emotional, professional & social, financial, physical, giving back and allyship & belonging.
  • {Be}With Family: We offer multiple types of leave so that you can spend time with loved ones, including parental leave, carer’s leave and our annual family day. These are all complementary to our culture in which we value output over hours!
  • {Be}Kind: CollibraForGood, Unconscious Bias & Allyship training, Manager Racial Injustice training and Collibra-led fundraisers.
  • {Be}Unplugged: Our paid time off programs include vacation, holidays, sick time and compassionate/bereavement leave. We also offer remote-friendly meditation sessions and cooking lessons - all of which you’re actively encouraged to use!
  • {Be}Informed: Competitive compensation, bonus potential, private company equity, merit reviews and promotion cycles, company pension, discounts programs, access to LinkedIn Learning, employee referral program, development programs, employee rewards & recognition and more!
  • {Be}Together: Community and belonging with our ERGs and personal interest groups, ERG-driven events, speaker series, and celebrations, a dedicated DEI counsel, the virtual Collibra cafe, trivia, bingo games and much more! 

When in-person (office) life resumes, we look forward to more social events (think holiday gift exchange, fundraising events, happy hours, celebrations and more!), snacks, catered lunches and team offsites!

Equal Opportunity:

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer - it’s directly tied to our core value, “open, direct, and kind”. We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire, and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone. 

With this, we proudly consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, HIV status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status, or any other legally protected category.