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Senior Privacy Counsel APAC

$180,000- $220,000/ year
Posted Mar 06
Full Time
On Site
Sunnyvale, California

Maxonic maintains a close and long-term relationship with our direct client. In support of their needs, we are looking for a Senior Privacy Counsel APAC

Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Privacy Counsel APAC Job Type: Fulltime Job Location: Sunnyvale, CA, USA or Peachtree, GA. Work Schedule: Hybrid / Onsite Pay Rate for Sunnyvale, CA location: $180000 - 220000 per year. (Depending on experience). Pay Rate for Peachtree, GA location: $180000 - $190000 per year. (Depending on experience).

We are looking for an experienced senior privacy professional to join our privacy and data protection team and support our APAC (Asia-Pacific) businesses. Reporting to our lead privacy and data protection counsel, this position will ensure coordination across the APAC region for all privacy issues., as well as become the subject matter expert on all aspects of APAC privacy laws and regulations for Taiwan, India, China and other applicable APAC markets. As the point APAC data privacy resource, this position will lead APAC privacy efforts in support of product and service development, functional and partner needs, consumer and healthcare privacy practices, and personal information accountability.

Roles & Responsibilities: This is a senior position with project and program ownership. The successful candidate will have extensive experience advising on product and application development, assessing and advising on real-world privacy situations, and supporting strategic decisions as the APAC privacy SME.


  • Advise on all aspects of applicable APAC privacy laws and regulations, including PIPL, Digital Personal Data Protection Bill and emerging laws and trends
  • Guide product development teams for new products and services from concept to operation
  • Work closely with other privacy counsel to develop global company privacy approaches
  • Develop and deliver training
  • Advise on NDAs, DPAs and other agreements involving use and protection of personal information
  • Support data subject requests or queries relating to our privacy and data protection practices
  • Develop contacts and participate in professional organization that enhance the understanding of APAC privacy law developments


  • Minimum 12+ years of experience with privacy laws, particularly in Japan, South Korea, India, Taiwan or China, required
  • Degree in law, JD, licensed and in good standing to practice law required. A Master’s degree will be a plus
  • CIPP or equivalent certification required
  • Strong analytical and problem-resolution skills with the ability to balance business needs with legal risks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to clearly and succinctly communicate legal advice, solicit input and gather information verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated cross-functional communication and working with teams at various levels of an organization
  • Considerable interpersonal skills, preferably with experience working with international clientele
  • Implementing Privacy by Design for medical device and/or digital healthcare products preferred
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritize multiple matters simultaneously in a demanding, fast-paced environment, while seeking supervision and guidance when necessary
  • Relevant certifications, technical background, and language skills a plus
  • Project management and compliance experience preferred
  • Able to coach and train others on areas of competence

About Maxonic: Since 2002 Maxonic has been at the forefront of connecting candidate strengths to client challenges. Our award winning, dedicated team of recruiting professionals are specialized by technology, are great listeners, and will seek to find a position that meets the long-term career needs of our candidates. We take pride in the over 10,000 candidates that we have placed, and the repeat business that we earn from our satisfied clients.

Interested in Applying? Please apply with your most current resume. Feel free to contact Suresh Krishnamurthy ( / (408) 400-2323) for more details.

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