Legal Counsel Data Protection
Toyota Motor Europe
BE-Brussel (Evere)
15 dagen geleden

Legal Counsel Data Protection

Posted Date 1 hour ago(08 / 04 / 2019 13 : 22) Job ID 2018-2289 Business Area Legal Country BE City Brussel (Evere)

Company Information

TOYOTA is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers and a leading global corporation. Founded in 1937. Toyota now sells vehicles in 170 countries and employs over 300.000 people.

Based in Brussels, Belgium, and staffed by 2.700 people and more than 60 nationalities, Toyota Motor Europe (TME) handles the wholesale marketing of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, parts & accessories, and manages Toyota’s European R&D, manufacturing and engineering operations.

For Toyota, Quality is a way of life. Nothing is so good that it cannot be made better, that is why we strive for continuous improvement in everything we do.

This basic principle for us is called : KAIZEN and is what guides us in our pursuit of best Quality and the delivery of unparalleled customer’s satisfaction.

We offer a dynamic and challenging multicultural work environment, being part of a motivated team in which competence and quality play an important role.

Enhancing personal growth and a real opportunity to invest in your future through on the job development and training.

Where your effort, dedication and initiative are rewarded by a competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package (bonus scheme / extra-

legal benefits (group insurance including a pension plan and risk benefits) / flexible working hours).

Your Profile

  • You have a Master degree in law;
  • You have 5 years experience in a reputable international law firm or consulting firm;
  • In addition :
  • You have a deep knowledge of and expertise in data protection and privacy law;
  • You have a strong advisory and operational experience in the GDPR compliance area;
  • You have excellent analytical, drafting and negotiating skills;
  • You have strong project management and organisational skills;
  • You are solution oriented and have good business acumen;
  • You are a team player and easily build good relationships with people across the organisation;
  • You have the ability to comfortably operate in a consensus based work environment and you have the skill to grasp multiple stakeholder views and, where required, incorporate them appropriately to achieve the best conclusion for the company and stakeholders.
  • Previous experience working in the automotive / manufacturing sector is helpful but not required;
  • You have strong interpersonal communication skills;
  • You are proactive and stress resistant;
  • High level of integrity and able to handle confidential issues and data with discretion;
  • You are comfortable working in an international environment with colleagues from various backgrounds and regions;
  • You are fluent in English (TME business language); Any other European language is an asset;
  • You wish to develop and are ready to persevere in order to reach challenging targets;
  • You seek facts before making recommendations or decisions;
  • You enjoy working in a team in a very multicultural environment, respecting others.
  • Place of employment : Toyota Motor Europe NV / SA, Belgium European headquarters in Brussels.

    Starting date : 01 July 2019.

    You have a Toyota DNA, this means you :

  • Wish to develop and you are ready to persevere in order to reach challenging targets.
  • Seek facts before making recommendations or decisions.
  • Have strong planning and organization skills
  • Enjoy working in a team, respecting others.
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Your team and your responsibilities

    The Team / Division :

    TME’s Data Protection Office is part of the Legal and Compliance Divison. The Legal Counsel Data Protection will be part of the Data Protection Office.

    The Legal and Compliance Division is a dynamic and internationally diverse team, which works closely with the business. It provides high quality legal support and advice to the management and business divisions of TME, as well as to its manufacturing and sales & marketing entities in Europe.

    It advises on a broad range of matters, including corporate law, IP and IT law, brand protection, competition law, contract law, product liability, data protection and privacy law, environmental law and regulatory matters.

    Your responsibilities :

    Toyota is engaged in large scale personal data processing activities across Europe, in particular with respect to our customers.

    We are looking for a Legal Counsel who has expert knowledge and strong operational experience in personal data protection and privacy compliance management and support.

    You will independently and pro-actively promote, manage and support the compliance of our personal data assets and processing activities with applicable data protection and privacy laws, in particular with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)).

    This includes among others :

  • Assessing and monitoring the compliance of our processing activities and following up on these assessments and checks;
  • Actively managing and supporting privacy by design activities, the related risks assessments and risk mitigating measures;
  • Directly and pro-actively liaising with the business and corporate divisions to support and assist them in their personal data management activities;
  • Managing risks and impact related to personal data incidents;
  • Supporting vendor management (selection / contracts / audits);
  • Managing compliance controls;
  • Embedding compliance management in business processes;
  • Providing training to employees to raise their compliance awareness;
  • Managing and improving existing policies and procedures;
  • Following up on relevant regulatory / legislative developments.
  • You will also collaborate directly with our affiliated distributors and manufacturing companies, as well as with our non-

    affiliated distributors, across Europe.

    You will report to the General Manager in the Legal and Compliance Division of TME.


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