Corporate Counsel Privacy, AI and Data Compliance

Husqvarna Group is looking for a corporate counsel with experience and interest in the legal tech field. The role has a clear focus on privacy and data protection but will also include providing advice and supporting the business in other digital compliance matters, mainly relating to data generated from the use of connected devices as well as legal questions relating to the development and use of artificial intelligence.


About the role

You will be part of the Privacy, AI and Data Compliance team, which provides expert guidance and support to the organization in the dynamic area of data protection and privacy laws, as well as on digital compliance in a wider perspective, such as in relation to the coming Data Act and Artificial Intelligence Act in the European Union.


Profound knowledge in the European privacy and data protection framework is required, and a good understanding of other major or evolving privacy legislations worldwide is essential. Coordinating privacy matters in other jurisdictions will be part of the role and you will work globally across the organization.


The Corporate Counsel Privacy, AI and Data Compliance will have an important role in increasing awareness, providing legal advice and creating guidance on existing and coming digital legislation. A genuine interest and a basic understanding of the legal tech field in general and the legal implications related to connected devices and artificial intelligence in particular is therefore required. With the position comes an excellent opportunity to develop an expertise within the field.


The position will be based in Stockholm at the group headquarters. In this role you will report to the head of Privacy, AI and Data Compliance, who is also based in Stockholm. Privacy, AI and Data Compliance is a group function, part of Legal Affairs, and you will work with all three business divisions of the Husqvarna Group. The Legal Affairs team is a global organization and there is significant opportunity to work with colleagues across the globe.


Essential duties

• Provide legal advice and support the business in privacy and data protection matters, such as drafting and negotiating data processing agreements, mapping data processing activities and ensuring mapped activities are kept up to date, conducting transfer and data protection impact assessments, assessing and ensuring privacy compliance of new services, and providing support in relation to data subject rights requests.

• Be part of the data breach response team in order to respond effectively to data breaches.

• Monitor and advise on legal developments within defined areas of the digital compliance field, e.g. in relation to the EU Data Act and Artificial Intelligence Act.

• Take part in creating, implementing and coordinating digital compliance policies and supporting documentation.

• Develop and maintain legal guidance material for digital compliance.

• Develop, deliver and measure privacy, AI and data compliance training to all relevant staff.

• Maintain existing data privacy policies and procedures.

• Assist with oversight and management of the Group Record Retention and Management Policy.

• Secretary for the Group Data Privacy Network.

• Point of contact for country champions in privacy and data protection queries.

• Manage recurrent meetings of the team.

• Promote privacy program awareness and take part in communication efforts.

• Oversee the group data privacy management system, including managing the Record of Processing Activities.


Who you are

In order to be successful, we believe that you have the following background and skills:

• Law School Degree from a reputable university;

• Approximately 2-3 years of experience in an international environment, ideally law firm and/or multi-national company, working with privacy matters;

• Experience in giving fast and efficient business-minded legal support;

• Service minded and attentive to client needs;

• A team player with a strong sense of responsibility for your tasks;

• Ability to collaborate efficiently with all functions, build partnerships and have a flexible mindset to changes;

• Strong commitment to excellence together with loyalty, honesty, respect and business ethics;

• Very good knowledge of business English. Knowledge of Swedish and other languages is a plus;

• International experience and other merits such as mentorship programs, voluntary work, and side engagements, are a plus.


Husqvarna Group is a global company with world-wide operations. Accordingly, we seek the broadest possible range of candidates, and specifically encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. We believe that diverse backgrounds bring with them a diverse way of thinking that helps drive better ideas, innovation and execution.


Contact and Application

In this recruitment process, Husqvarna is supported by Jurek Rekrytering & Bemanning. Interviews will be carried out as applications are received so please apply as soon as possible via www.jurek.se. Please note that we do not accept applications by mail. For any questions, please contact recruitment consultant Helena Woodcock by phone 0733 – 109585, or by email at helena.woodcock@jurek.se


About Husqvarna Group

Founded in 1689, Husqvarna Group has evolved into a global leader in manufacturing innovative products and solutions for managing forests, parks, and gardens. Our diverse product range includes robotic lawnmowers, chainsaws, trimmers, riding lawnmowers, and watering solutions. Husqvarna Group is also a leader in equipment and diamond tools for the light construction industry and diamond tools for the natural stone industry. Operating mainly under the global brands of Husqvarna and Gardena, our products and solutions reach consumers and professional users through direct sales, dealers and retailers across more than 100 countries. Net sales in 2023 amounted to SEK 53.3 billion and the Group has approximately 13 800 employees in 40 countries. The headquarters is in Stockholm, Sweden and the company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.











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