1+ months

Privacy and Data Protection Counsel

Denver, CO 80204

Privacy and Data Protection Counsel Denver, CO, New York City, NY

Would you like to play a critical role in advising a fintech company on complex issues relating to privacy and data protection law across the Americas? How about offering your skills to a truly global company and helping to ensure that the company and its employees, partners, and agents do the right thing with data and technology and create trust? Join Western Union as a Privacy and Data Protection Counsel.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

Were a FinTech thats using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. Were a team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Relentless pursuit of better

Reporting to the Head of Legal, Privacy, in this role, you will be responsible for handling a variety of complex legal projects. Your work will include providing legal advice to all business units within the company, including contract review and negotiation of privacy and data protection clauses in procurement, agent, partner, and other types of contracts. Also, you will be providing privacy legal advice on new and existing products to advise the company on its obligations under applicable privacy, data protection, AI, cybersecurity, and related laws and regulations and to advise on identifying and mitigating privacy and data protection risks. Moreover, you will be advising and representing the company in investigating and resolving significant complaints, and disputes, at hearings and trials, as necessary, also monitoring, researching, and advising on new and emerging privacy and data protection legislation, guidance, and case law.

For such a significant role, minimum requirements include a law degree, and at least 5 years of experience in the field of privacy and data protection law. Preferred requirements include privacy and data protection knowledge and skills developed through 5-10+ years of work experience in privacy and data protection law or a related field, strong knowledge of privacy laws and regulations in the USA, Canada, and Brazil, and are a confident communicator.

Join us, and lets connect the world

Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. Its an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If youre ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

Were a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.

We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.


The on-target earnings range is $217,973.70 - $363,298.50, which includes a base salary of $155,695.50 - $259,492.50, short-term (20% of base), and long-term (20% of base) incentives that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary and are based on a candidates qualifications, skills, and competencies. Salary is one component of the Western Union total compensation package, which includes short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options,

accident, and life insurance, flexible time off, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few! To view details of our benefits, visit https://mywubenefits.com/.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2022-08-09 Expires: 2023-03-04
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