Senior Manager Data Privacy (m/f/x)

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Date: 23-Nov-2022

Location: Munich, Germany, 81379

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.


Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. In Europe, we focus on two areas: In the cardiovascular space, our strong portfolio of medicines reflects our long-standing commitment and shows that we care for every heartbeat; in oncology our goal is to become a global pharma innovator until 2025 by providing novel therapies to patients across the world. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany, and we have affiliates in 13 European countries. For more information:


For our headquarter in Munich we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position

Senior Manager Data Privacy (m/f/x)


As part of the team, the applicant is a necessary interface between the company and the Data Protection Officer and acts as a role model in the area of data protection. 



  • Actively support the Data Privacy Team in providing comprehensive legal advice on data privacy in accordance with APL 011.0 for both Daiichi Sankyo Europe and its European subsidiaries
  • Act as a European point of contact for data privacy issues across the global Daiichi Sankyo Group
  • Drafting, reviewing, evaluating and adapting contracts and contractual clauses relating to data protection in German and English as well as implementing data protection-related standard processes in the company
  • Preparing, updating and adapting data protection documents
  • Acting as contact person for all data protection related issues, including drafting the required documents, concluding / commenting / reviewing contracts with third parties regarding appropriate data protection and documentation and management of all data transfer agreements
  • Advising the European subsidiaries including coordination of the local data protection contact persons and, if available, local data protection officers
  • Continuous monitoring of legislative developments in the area of data protection (national/international) as well as cooperation with external/international law firms where required in individual cases
  • Support in data protection monitoring and compliance with data protection regulations in the company
  • Continuous expansion of the level of data protection in the company, in particular through employee sensitization, including the conception, development and implementation of employee training courses on the subject of data protection (classroom training), or coordination of the creation of e-learning content by external third parties and coordination of Europe-wide training courses in data protection


Skills and Requirements:

  • Law or Commercial Law degree in Germany or other EU country
  • 5-8 years of experience in a legal department of an international company or in a law firm advising such companies
  • Fluent business English (oral and written) 
  • Expert knowledge of European data protection law
  • Enjoy communicating directly with people and be able to explain complex legal issues in an understandable way 
  • A high level of problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team as well as assertiveness
  • Ability to work independently, strong intercultural skills



What we offer

Working at Daiichi Sankyo

At Daiichi Sankyo in Europe, we offer a workplace where your voice is heard. Everything we do, we do with a high level of commitment and a clear focus on patients’ needs. We know that our bold ambition to change patients’ lives for the better can only be achieved through the power of collaboration and the exploration of new approaches. Thus, we encourage our colleagues across Europe to be courageous, to bring their ideas to the table and to embrace opportunities to grow. When you join our European family, you will be a part of a dynamic company where everyone, no matter their role, rolls up their sleeves and gets things done.