Publication date: 14 Nov 2017

Legal Counsel - Ethics and Compliance Data Privacy

Shell Business Operations


Category: IT

Ref. no.: 63963BR

Position level: Specialist

Shell Business Service Centre Kraków - job
Royal Dutch Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies, operating in over 80 countries and territories and employing more than 90,000 people. Our core values of Honesty, Integrity and Respect for People define who we are and how we work. Royal Dutch Shell has developed a global network of Shell Business Operations to provide first-class services to Shell companies across the world.

Shell Business Operations (SBO) Krakow sits at the centre of Shell’s global businesses, providing an operational backbone to our essential business functions. Working in a vibrant community with strong values and a supportive culture, an SBO-Krakow job will offer the chance to build a lasting and meaningful career. As one of six Business Service Operations centres, located worldwide, a job in Krakow will give you the chance to interact and work with people across the world, helping to deliver excellent support to business clients and internal stakeholders as well as advanced financial operations.
Legal Counsel - Ethics and Compliance Data Privacy
Work location: Shell Energy Campus, Czerwone Maki 85


Job description:

The Group Data Privacy Legal Counsel will be part of the global Shell Ethics and Compliance community with sole focus on compliance with data privacy laws and Shell’s data privacy processes. Although the primary focus will be EU regulations, the position will require some knowledge of relevant global laws and regulations. The Group Data Privacy Legal Counsel will also work closely with other members of the Privacy team; with SECO; with members of the Legal function as well as business clients, as directed. The position will require strong communication skills, a demonstrated ability to work with others on a collaborative basis, flexibility, interpersonal skills, legal research skills, organizational skills, sound judgment and initiative.



A qualified lawyer is sought preferably with experience advising in compliance, with a focus on privacy and data protection regulations. The candidate will require a proven track record in advising clients in privacy, compliance and/or IT legal matters. At least 3 years’ prior experience as a Legal Counsel, preferably in a multi jurisdictional setting.

  • Fluent in English with an ability to draft legal documents, agreements and policies in English.
  • A good understanding of privacy and data protection legal and regulatory obligations within the EU and beyond.
  • Experience and a keen interest in compliance and/or privacy and data protection matters, including for example, data security; audits; compliance; policies.
  • Ability to drafting policies; procedures, and data protection agreements.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including training experience.
  • Ability to liaise with internal stakeholders; legal colleagues, and business clients, as may be directed.


Number of Vacancies: 1

Benefits of working at Shell:
  • Meaningful work in a company that is universally respected as a truly global energy leader (one of the world’s biggest companies according to Fortune Global 500)
  • Unique opportunity to fulfill your potential with personal and professional development programs
  • Work in a smart and motivated team within a supportive and inclusive culture with strong values
  • Attractive salary and bonuses
  • Complex medical care and individual life insurance
  • Sports programme & facilities e.g. Multisport Benefits Card, vouchers for free time activities
  • Good atmosphere at work and comfortable working environment: own canteen and a few relax rooms
  • Opportunity to participate in social and community projects
Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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