Junior Consultant (m/f/d) for Information Security

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Your prospects

The security of IT, information and data processing is one of the greatest challenges faced by companies. There are outstanding career opportunities for diversified computer scientists and lawyers with a good knowledge of IT alike in this field, due to the broad interaction of technical, organisational, and legal aspects.

As a Junior Consultant (m/f/d) for Information Security at activeMind AG, you will learn how to set up and operate legally compliant IT systems. Under the guidance of your personal mentor, you will support our clients, and assist with and conduct on-site or online audits.

Opportunities for regular further education and certifications – such as ISO 27001 and BSI basic protection – will be provided to assist you in your professional development. In this way, you will be optimally positioned in terms of your career in the rapidly growing information security market.

Our experienced team will always be at your side. Together, we always find the best solution – and then enjoy lunch and one or two after-work activities together.

🇺🇦 Assistance for applicants who fled Ukraine 🇺🇦

We aim to help you and your family to have the best possible start in this country. We are happy to support you in your search for accommodation, with applications and dealings with the authorities, as well as with your integration in Germany. Our very multicultural team will be happy to help.

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Your tasks

Your tasks as a Junior Consultant include optimising the information security of renowned companies, corporate groups or hospitals, including organisations belonging to Germany’s critical infrastructure  (KRITIS). You will monitor the implementation of legal requirements and help to find innovative and practicable solutions in the area of technical and organisational measures.

In your position, you will support our clients primarily from our office in Munich or Berlin, as well as, per on-site or online audit.

Your profile

Required qualifications

  • You have a bachelor’s degree or higher degree in computer science, or a comparable technical field of study
  • Alternatively, you have a degree in law
  • You speak German to at least an B1 level, and are willing to take a German course, if necessary
  • You have a very good command of professional English, at least to a C1 level

Desired qualifications

  • You are already well versed in the area of information security and/or data protection law
  • You are willing to continuously educate yourself on the topics of information security and obtain the corresponding certifications.
  • You enjoy visiting and supporting clients independently throughout Germany (approx. three to five days per month)
  • You have a great sense of humour and enjoy interacting with people
  • A high level of initiative and the ability to work in a team are not just something you say on your CV

Paralegal (m/f/d) specialising in data protection

Your perspectives

Evolving data protection laws combined with technological advances and the internationalisation of markets offer enormous career opportunities for people with a legal background. You will have the opportunity to unleash your potential at our tech-oriented law firm. We strongly believe in life-long learning and enabling our people to grow. Individual development opportunities throughout your journey are important to us.

As a paralegal at activeMind.legal, you will help companies and international corporations to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and relevant national data protection laws. You will directly support our legal team and our clients to implement the required measures and assist clients to stay innovative and competitive. You can look forward to working with a wide range of companies and projects in different sectors.

To  help you to develop in this role, you will receive comprehensive on-the-job-training, including on-site training  (if necessary, in Germany) as well as industry and internationally recognised certifications in data protection law, IT security and in state of the art security technology.

We pride ourselves on having created an environment that empowers and rewards all employees and recognises their achievements. A thorough on-boarding process is important to your success, and we know how to best support you. In addition to a friendly team, and helpful colleagues, an experienced mentor is available when needed.

Furthermore, you will benefit from regular team events, activities for your well-being, flexible working hours and the possibility of working from home or part-time. You will also love our modern and well-equipped office in the heart of London.

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Your tasks

As a paralegal at activeMind.legal, you will support our legal team and help us to work with companies and corporations from the UK, EU and around the world. We focus on international data protection and data protection in the context of UK-EU business cooperation.

In your role, you will help us to build our team at our new location in London and actively shape our international law firm. This data protection position represents a pioneering role in the UK, where you will be able to rely on tried-and-tested processes from Germany that have been customised for the British market. In light of changes that will come into effect from January 2021, this is an exciting challenge and area where you can personally make a difference by contributing to a higher standard of data protection worldwide.

In this position, you will support our clients from our office in London as well as on-site at their business premises. This process will entail reviewing the data protection measures that are in place and training executives, management and employees.

Your profile

Required qualifications

  • You are an experienced paralegal with a solid understanding of applicable European and local privacy laws and regulations
  • Educated to degree level with minimum of 2:1
  • LPC is essential
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong organisational skills with an enthusiastic and proactive approach to your work
  • Strong commercial awareness and the ability to adapt to new situations and work environments
  • English native speaker
  • You are proficient in German (spoken and written) and fluency in additional languages is a plus
  • A resilient and confident attitude when dealing directly with clients
  • You are willing to travel to Germany for the initial training period and for future training courses
  • You are a confident and articulate communicator with the ability to work autonomously
  • You are a life-long learner

Desired qualifications

  • A high level of proficiency in MS Office
  • Data privacy related certification is an advantage but we will provide it if necessary
  • A high degree of personal initiative and team spirit
  • You can think outside the box
  • When we ask about ‘entrepreneurial spirit’, you know exactly what we mean
  • You have a sense of humour and are sociable

Lawyer (m/f/d) specialised in data protection

Your perspectives

Data protection law offers enormous development opportunities for lawyers. Rapid technological change and the internationalisation of markets require new data protection solutions for companies every day.

As a member of our rapidly growing law firm, you will profit from decades of experience in the legal, technical and organisational implementation of data protection in Germany. As the direct contact person for our clients, you will work closely with renowned companies and corporations and always find the best solution for their challenges.

Regular continuing education courses and data protection certifications, ISO 27001, BSI baseline protection and security technologies will ensure that you are always up to date. Your work will be supported by best-of-quality process optimisation and an almost completely paperless work environment.

On the interpersonal level at activeMind.legal, you can expect a diverse team of highly experienced lawyers and graduates. With our ‘open-door policy’, you will always find helpful colleagues to assist you with any questions you have. Regular team events are just as much a part of our corporate culture as flexible working hours, the possibility to work from your home office and parental leave/part-time hours.

Our offices in Berlin and Munich are centrally located and easily accessible by public transport or by car.

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Your tasks

As a lawyer (m/f/d) or jurist at activeMind.legal, you will consult companies and corporations from Germany, Europe and around the world. The focus of the legal consultation is on international data protection and data protection laws in other (European) countries, as well as the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

In your position, you will support our clients from our office in Munich or Berlin as well as on-site at their places of business. This process will entail, among other things, inspecting the implementation of stipulated data protection measures and training executives, management and employees. In some cases, you will also be appointed as our clients’ external data protection officer.

Your profile

Required qualifications

  • You are a lawyer with in-depth knowledge of data protection.
  • You have very good spoken and written proficiency in business German and English; fluency in additional languages is a plus.
  • You enjoy visiting customers around the world and putting them to the test.
  • You are curious and want to consistently further your education.

Desired qualifications

  • We will be very happy to see a specialisation in the data protection law of specific European countries.
  • Proven IT skills are a plus.
  • A high degree of personal initiative and team spirit is not only listed in your CV.
  • When we ask about ‘entrepreneurial spirit’, you know exactly what we mean.
  • You have a sense of humour and are sociable.

Solicitor (m/f/d) specialised in data protection

Your perspectives

Data protection laws combined with technological advancement and the internationalisation of markets currently offer lawyers enormous development opportunities. You have the possibility to unleash your potential at our tech-oriented law firm. We strongly believe in the value of life-long learning and enabling our people to grow. Individual development opportunities throughout your journey are vital to us.

As a solicitor at activeMind.legal, you will enable companies and international corporations to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the respective national data protection laws at all locations. During this process, you will directly support our clients with implementing the required measures and assist them in staying innovative and competitive. You can look forward to a wide range of industries, clients and projects.

To master this role, you will receive comprehensive on-the-job-training, on-site practice (if necessary, in Germany) as well as industry and internationally recognised certifications in data protection law, IT security and in the current security technologies in use. Additionally, we support the LPC (Legal Practice Course).

We pride ourselves on having created an environment that empowers and rewards all employees and recognises their achievements. A thorough on-boarding process is important to your success, and we know how to best support you. In addition to the power of team spirit, helpful and committed colleagues, useful tools and the latest technology in use, an experienced mentor is available whenever needed.

Furthermore, you will benefit from regular team events, activities for your well-being, flexible working hours and the possibility of working from your home or on a parental part-time schedule. You will also love our modern and well-equipped office in the heart of London.

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Your tasks

As a solicitor at activeMind.legal, you will consult companies and corporations from the UK, EU and around the world. The focus of the legal consultation is on international data protection and data protection laws in other (European) countries.

In your role, you will help us build our team at our new location in London and actively shape our international law firm. This data protection position represents a pioneering role in Great Britain, where you will be able to rely on tried-and-tested processes from Germany that have been customised for the British clientele. In light of the upcoming Brexit, this is an exciting challenge and area where you can personally make a difference by contributing to a higher standard of data protection worldwide.

In your position, you will support our clients from our office in London as well as on-site at their premises. This process will entail reviewing the implemented data protection measures and training executives, management and employees. Most of the time you will be appointed as our clients’ external data protection officer or EU representative and will act as the primary point of contact for data protection breaches, complaints and enquiries.

Your profile

Required qualifications

  • You are an accredited solicitor (or admission within the next 12 months)
  • You have a solid understanding of applicable European and local data protection laws and regulations.
  • You feel comfortable working in an environment with a broad range of specialisations and responsibilities.
  • You are able to provide subject matter expertise on any changes during the customer journey.
  • You enjoy occasional customer visits and putting them to the test.
  • You are willing to travel to Germany for the initial training period and for future training courses.
  • You have good spoken and written proficiency in German and English for the workplace; fluency in additional languages is a plus.
  • You are a curious, confident and articulate communicator with the ability to work autonomously.
  • You are a life-long learner.

Desired qualifications

  • Proven IT skills are a plus.
  • We would be happy to see any data privacy related certification – otherwise we will prepare you to take the certification!
  • You are able to train executives, management and employees.
  • A high degree of personal initiative and team spirit is not only listed in your CV.
  • You can think out of the box.
  • When we ask about ‘entrepreneurial spirit’, you know exactly what we mean.
  • You have a sense of humour and are sociable.