Privacy Counsel, FABIAN PRIVACY LEGAL GmbH, Basel, Switzerland,

Main responsibilities include:

  • Conducting privacy compliance, readiness, impact assessments as well as audits;
  • Assisting our clients in developing and implementing global and local data protection programs, including organizational structures, policies, training programs, documentation processes, etc.;
  • Drafting privacy training materials and tools for different types of audiences and delivery channels;
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating international contracts and handling any legal issues associated with these types of contracts and negotiations;
  • Drafting customized policies, procedures and processes as well as notices in accordance with the clients’ needs;
  • Providing expert legal advice to clients on privacy related matters, including IT and digital matters and on day-to-day issues;
  • Managing and coordinating privacy assessments and implementation projects;
  • Acting as external DPO for our clients in Switzerland and the EU.

The ideal candidate meets the following requirements:

  • Law degree;
  • Several years of professional experience in privacy or compliance role, either in an international company or law firm;
  • Ability to work in international and dynamic business environment;
  • Excellent written and spoken skills in English and German, other languages are an advantage;
  • Strong knowledge in EU and Swiss data protection and privacy laws;
  • Project management skills and experience;
  • CIPP/E or equivalent certification in data privacy, project management or IT is an advantage;
  • Good understanding of privacy-related business implications;
  • Results-oriented and pragmatic with a collaborative and customer-oriented approach;
  • Ability to prioritize and manage clients’ needs, strategic thinking with a problem-solving approach to issues;
  • Open-minded, willing and able to adapt easily to new situations and legal developments in a fast-moving area;
  • Excellent computer skills and strong interest for technical / IT and digital matters, including management of databases and websites.

Application Submission Information:

We are looking for a motivated, committed and proactive person who likes to work in a small expert team and who is interested in participating actively in the development of a young and dynamic company.

If you are interested in this position, please send your complete application documents by e-mail to