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Sectorial Legal Affairs Executive

Posting Country:  Turkey
Date Posted:  03-Apr-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.


Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?
We are looking for Sectorial Legal Affairs Executive




Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together. As you can imagine, this means that we have a vibrant and diverse mix of skills and people making Vodafone a great place to work.

Role Purpose 

Vodafone Turkey consists of a group of companies acting in several areas that offer a variety of products and services such as telecommunication, e-commerce, insurance, finance, payment services and online TV broadcasting. Whilst providing these, protecting millions of individuals’ privacy is a top-priority for us. As a part of a well-established and experienced privacy team, you will be responsible for conducting Vodafone Turkey’s data protection compliance in accordance with The Personal Data Protection Law No 668 (PDPL), The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the other respective legislation.

Job Responsibility

Your Place in the team

•    Support and assist business departments in terms of data privacy issues.
•    Conduct privacy impact assessments of the new products and services from legal perspective.
•    Draft legal texts (privacy notices, explicit consent and marketing permission forms, data breach notifications, data inventories, policies etc.) as necessary. 
•    Support respective business teams to maintain data protection compliance programme. 
•    Negotiate data processing agreements as well as data protection terms of all sort of agreements.
•    Coordinate and response to individual applications within the scope of local legislation.
•    Prepare and give tailor-made data protection trainings for business departments such as HR, Finance, Marketing and Sales.
•    Assist Vodafone Group Privacy team for implementing Group level projects in the  local market.
•    Present and report to Data Privacy Steerco on the risks, mitigations and operational KPIs.
•    Develop templates, guidances, processes etc. with the objective of making the data protection activities more effective and practical.
•    Participation / process follow-up/ setting the agenda / giving opinions to draft laws at sectoral or any other important institutions, as necessary.

We are looking for you if you have

•    Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) required. Master degree in Law (LLM) highly preferable. 
•    3+ years of relevant experience in data protection area. Experience within ICT sector and/or regulated sectors such as banking and finance, insurance etc. would be highly advantageous.
•    Experience on maintaining a compliance programme. 
•    Experience in negotiating contracts and data protection clauses.
•    Good understanding of local and European privacy landscape in technology and online businesses.
•    Ability to analyse complex information and identify key and relevant points, including communicating in a relevant and easy to understand manner.
•    Experience of OneTrust would be highly advantageous.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication in both Turkish and English.
•    Project / Programme Management skills - demonstrable track record successfully managing projects at the highest technical and tactical levels, coordinating multi-discipline projects
•    Ability to work with a global team. Energetic, self-starter, flexible, goal-oriented.

Get to know us

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Diversity and Inclusion


At Vodafone, we embrace and welcome everyone. We believe that we can operate more successfully and effectively with diverse teams. And we can only leverage this diversity by building an inclusive culture where everyone is respected, can be themselves and strive to be their best. That way we can create a better future for our employees, our partners, the communities we work in and our customers.

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.

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