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Here are the current opportunities:


Document Automation Consultant - London

About Avvoka

Avvoka is a London-based legaltech software company. Founded by ex-Magic Circle lawyers and based at Allen & Overy, we’re a contract automation and negotiation platform. We work with brands like McDonald’s, Carlsberg, Warner Media, Sony, Allen & Overy and Baker McKenzie as part of an internationally-growing client base.

We allow clients to close deals faster by letting them rapidly build first drafts of their contracts, collaborate with colleagues and negotiate with counterparties live on the platform. 

 Avvoka has been featured in several publications including Forbes, Legal Business, Legal IT Insider and Artificial Lawyer.

The role

We’re looking for an enthusiastic London-based document automation consultant to help our clients make the most of our software as they roll it out across their business units. 

You’ll act as a hub between our clients and our team to ensure that our tool is meeting market requirements and that the tool is being used in the optimal way. You must therefore be comfortable with technology and speaking to senior legal and technical staff, about how technology can impact the way they work.

Salary: £28,000 - £35,000

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the automation of documents for our clients (particularly in supporting our London-Singapore clients)
  • Take a leading role in ensuring client success by proactively engaging with them to ensure best use of the platform
  • Maintain a deep understanding of the product and use cases, to ensure customers are using the software to its fullest.
  • Lead meetings and training sessions with customers and users.
  • Work with new and existing customers to design onboarding, implementation, and training plans.

You’ll need

  • Undergraduate university degree in a relevant field, preferably in Law.
  • At least 18 months experience with document automation technologies.
  • Fluency in mandarin.
  • Experience working with legal teams.
  • Be capable of speaking intelligently to senior legal and technical staff.
  • Have high standards of integrity and trust.
  • Be self-motivated and able to manage projects successful without oversight.
  • Strong communication, listening, presentation, and negotiation skills.
  • Familiarity with CRM and project management tools and support software systems.

Why us?

  • We believe in rewarding star performers.
  • Opportunity for equity and a clear progression path.
  • We’re an agile, young team that pride ourselves on reacting quickly to customer needs.
  • We’re based at A&O and Barclays’ Eagle Labs

Closing date: 19th November 2019

To apply for this job please email
hiring@avvoka.com 




Promontory Privacy & Data Protection Analyst Co-op (Two Internships available to begin in September 2019)

Application email: privacycareers@promontory.com

How to apply: All candidates should apply with a covering letter and their CV to: privacycareers@promontory.com; with the subject line ‘SCL Application for Privacy & Data Protection Analyst Co-op'.

Location: London, UK (near Liverpool Street/Bank)

Introduction

The Analyst Co-op position is the Promontory equivalent of an internship. It is the first step in your career with Promontory Financial Group, an IBM Company where you will combine learning more about the privacy field with practical work experience. As an Analyst Co-op, you will you will have a unique hands-on experience in business development, client work, and other projects. You will be challenged to develop your knowledge in our areas of expertise and our client’s business issues while building your skills in communications, problem solving, and consulting. Promontory has provided privacy assistance to a range of clients and sectors, including media, pharmaceutical, insurance, technology and financial services, with designing and deploying major global privacy programs. If you're passionate about privacy and data protection issues, regulatory matters, consulting and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider joining our team!

Roles and Responsibilities

You will provide support to projects involving strategic regulatory and qualitative analysis, project management, and research. You will gather, analyze, and interpret material related to the scope of the project, prepare presentations and participate in crafting other documents for the project team and client. As a team member, you will assist with project planning, team organization, and coordination.
Roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting business development activities, including researching target organizations and markets, and preparation of proposal documentation and presentations
  • Preparing operational process flows, draft recommendations for GDPR and privacy related compliance programmes
  • Reviewing and analysing client written materials, such as policies, procedures, business processes and governance artefacts
  • Contributing to the design and launch of our Managed Privacy Services (MPS) proposition by developing and enabling the delivery of effective and repeatable MPS services (i.e. privacy impact assessment methodologies, etc.)

Required Professional and Technical Expertise

At Promontory, we look for a wide range of background, skills and attributes in our employees, most importantly candidates who are motivated and dedicated to continuous growth and improvement and who possess exceptional intellectual curiosity, persistence and creativity in problem solving.

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant subject, specifically in legal, information technology and/or policy related fields, with outstanding academics gained from a leading University
  • Enthusiastic about gaining an understanding of privacy and data protection consultancy work
  • Ability to work well with a team-oriented focus, but at the same time must be able to perform independent work.
  • Planning, leadership and strong written and oral communication skills are essential, as are attention to detail and pride of workmanship.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Ability and confidence, through education or experience, in the analysis of legal or regulatory requirements
  • Understanding of privacy and cybersecurity legal and regulatory landscape and a good awareness of current hot topics in privacy, data protection and innovative technologies
  • Prior relevant experience in project management of matters involving data privacy, information/cyber security and information management would be an asset, but is not mandatory

About the Business Unit:

Promontory Financial Group, an IBM Company, excels at helping clients resolve critical issues, particularly those with a regulatory dimension. Promontory professionals have unparalleled regulatory experience and insight and provide our clients with frank, proactive advice informed by best practices and regulatory expectations. Promontory is a leading strategy, risk management, and regulatory compliance consulting firm focusing on the financial services industry. Our professionals, with deep expertise gained through decades of leadership at regulatory bodies and Fortune 100 corporations, help entities understand and implement global and national regulation.

Promontory’s Privacy team is involved in some of the most pressing data protection and privacy issues of the day, including: breach notification, incident handling, and information security; international data transfers and data localization; privacy considerations and digital ethics relating to innovative technologies such as cloud, adtech, blockchain, machine learning/AI, big data analytics; and, privacy by design. Alongside the U.K. privacy team and privacy ‘Centre of Excellence’ based in London, we have an extensive global presence within the wider Promontory and IBM networks as well as international clientele and projects. 

Technology/Commercial Lawyer (1-2 PQE), based at our HQ in Nyon, Switzerland

UEFA is the governing body of European football and owns, organises and stages certain international football competitions including the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA European Championship.  

We are looking for a qualified practising junior commercial lawyer with a particular interest in technology law. The successful candidate would support our Legal Counsel (an SCL member) in the delivery of legal advice and support for UEFA’s internal and competition-related technology needs, which would involve daily contact with UEFA’s ICT, Digital and Innovation teams.  

On a day to day basis, the role will involve the preparation and delivery of legal advice in relation to:

  • the development and operation of uefa.com (including the development of apps, hosting arrangements, licences and other website activities)
  • corporate and event (football competition) related ICT supply and implementation (including procurement tenders and preparation and negotiation of all relevant agreements)
  • the delivery and set up of events and related activities of UEFA’s Innovation team, and their relationship with companies developing new technologies in football

 The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Ability to provide clear, concise and practical advice following a review of a range of documentation
  • Solid understanding of intellectual property and data privacy laws
  • Excellent drafting, negotiating and communication skills in English (other languages than English would be an advantage - but not a prerequisite)
  • Team spirit, client orientation, professionalism
  • Good judge of risks and situations
  • Flexibility (working hours and availability)

This is an exciting opportunity to grow your career at a globally-recognised organisation and help shape world-class events and services alongside experienced and talented colleagues.

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