Privacy Counsel

Bangkok
Permanent

LINE MAN Wongnai is committed to user privacy and compliance with data protection regulations. Our legal and security team is involved from the early service planning stages, oversees how user data is to be processed throughout the service provision, and ensures that our data management practice complies with data protection regulations, security regulations and the company’s data policy. In addition, this team is in charge of preparing and enforcing internal security policies and guideLINE MAN Wongnais, as well as conducting security and privacy awareness training to maintain the appropriate level of data governance throughout the company.

 

Knowledge of privacy and personal data protection is mandatory for this position.  Furthermore, to be capable of fulfilling the relevant roles and responsibilities, a candidate needs to have basic IT understanding.

 

This position will cooperate with legal, planning, government relations, public relations and engineering departments. The successful candidate will learn how to provide a reliable LINE MAN Wongnai service by designing user-facing UX flows and applying security technologies.


 

Responsibilities

Part 1 : Privacy advocate

  • Provide legal consultation regarding privacy and personal data protection; 
  • Perform privacy impact assessment to ensure that LINE MAN Wongnai services and campaigns are in compliance with the local personal data protection regulations as well as internal policy;
  • Engage in service design review and provide privacy-friendly suggestions to protect LINE MAN Wongnai users’ personal data;
  • Prepare and maintain LINE MAN Wongnai’s privacy policies up-to-date in collaboration with legal team and global counterparts;
  • Co-work with global teams to deal with privacy and data protection issues;
  • Process in compliance with local regulations and internal policies the personal data-related inquiries from the governments and users; 
  • Provide the relevant teams with up-to-date privacy regulation and enforcement landscape; and
  • Represent LINE MAN Wongnai in case of personal-data related dispute.

 

Part 2 : Security Policy Enforcement

  • In liaison with global counterparts, develop local security guide LINE MAN Wongnai and help employees to comply with company’s information security policy; and
  • Provide security and privacy awareness training to employees.

Required Qualifications

  • An Attorney licensed in Thailand with 8+ years of legal practice in law firms, government agencies, and/or in-house;
  • Must be familiar with Thailand Personal Data Protection Act;
  • Basic understanding of Internet, instant messengers, web/mobile services and encryption technology;
  • Working experience in privacy and data protection;
  • Team orientation who can communicate with teams from different countries/departments; 
  • Well-organized and able to manage and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a timely manner; 
  • Must be able to adapt to working in a fast-paced environment;
  • High proficiency in English, both verbal and written.  

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of EU General Data Protection Regulation and other privacy regulations around the world;
  • Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) and its practices; 
  • Working experience in internet/mobile-related business;
  • Working experience in international environment;
  • A basic understanding of cybersecurity concept (e.g., encryption, access control); and
  • Japanese or Korean language skill would be a plus.