Compliance & Legal Specialist

Internal Teams – Information Security & Compliance /
Full-time /
This role aims to monitor all the VWDS Policies, operational processes and procedures using the Group Compliance Management System to ensure that the company complies with all legal regulations and ethical standards. In this role you will directly report to VWDS CISO

What do we expect from you:
- Compliance/GDPR Compliance
• Support the definition of policies, guidelines and risk-based processes in accordance with local law, relevant guidelines, and Volkswagen Group’s requirements
• Support internal departments in the implementation of Group-wide regulations and policies
• Support the adequate integration of compliance/GDPR compliance measures into the company’s processes and instruments
• Support the performance of risk assessments, identifying, assessing, and prioritizing compliance/GDPR compliance risks to develop mitigating strategies
• Support the regular and accurate reporting of relevant compliance/GDPR compliance topics and risks to relevant bodies, including Group-wide inquiries
• Collaborate with internal departments and provide guidance to management and staff on compliance/GDPR compliance-related matters
• Participation in the design of Compliance/GDPR compliance contracts, regulations, processes and systems
• Advice and support to data subjects requests (employees, applicants, customers, etc.)
• Foster a culture of compliance throughout the organization by supporting the implementation of training and awareness measures;
• Advice on the implementation of effective and risk-appropriate tools and methods
• Support the handling of indications of potential compliance/GDPR compliance violations

- Legal
• Effectively liaison with external law firms
• Perform necessary legal research and provide appropriate legal advice to business and central units, as required
• Support the monitoring of judicial and regulatory proceedings
• Support the monitoring of regulatory changes, staying abreast of changes in laws, regulations, and guidelines relevant to the business
• Support the performance of risk assessments, identifying, assessing, and prioritizing legal risks to develop mitigating strategies
• Support contract negotiations, conclusion, amendment, and terminations, as well as pre-contractual agreements

Mandatory skills
• Master’s degree in Law
• At least 3 years of experience in similar tasks 
• Good knowledge of internal control, compliance, GDPR and risk management
• Fluency in the English language (written and spoken)
• Ability to interpret
• Attention to detail
• Risk assessment capabilities
• Communication skills
Company benefits
• 1200€ to equip your home office
• 720€ gross/year home allowance
• Performance bonus
• Health insurance extendable to your household
• Wellbeing program extendable to your household
• Life insurance
• Pension fund
• Smartphone & Unlimited phone data plan
• Discounts on VW Group cars and special financing conditions
• Relocation package & Visa process sponsorship (if applicable)

Cool things you’ll experience in our work environment
• Tailored remote-friendly setup for every team's vibe!
• Flexible working hours
• Multicultural reality with + 30 different nationalities
• Pet friendly environment
• Boost your career with our internal mobility program, focused on your personal & professional growth
• Mix and mingle across teams for idea-sharing and bonding
About VWDS
Technology-driven trends such as diverse mobility, electrification and connectivity will revolutionize the mobility industry in the next decade. Volkswagen Group, as world leader in the automotive industry, is setting the pace for this revolution.
At Volkswagen Digital Solutions (VWDS) we are the go-to team to tackle complex systems and programming challenges. We make sure that our products flow smoothly in all stages of the digital value chain.
Our main areas of focus: vehicle software & operations, mobile online services, IT security, fleet management, sales & after sales, purchasing & logistics and product portfolio management.
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