Data Privacy & Compliance Counsel

SPH Media Trust  

Job Description

SPH Media is looking for an experienced counsel in Personal Data Privacy and Protection, to be part of the Secretariat & Legal team that delivers legal and regulatory compliance solutions to the Group’s operations to ensure compliance with all relevant legal requirements and internal guidelines.


Key Responsibilities

These include:

  1. Personal Data Privacy & Protection Work
  • Advise business units on personal data privacy and protection matters, including legal risks and/or implications of business decisions;
  • Draft, review and negotiate personal data protection clauses, data processing agreements/templates, privacy notices, etc;
  • Work with business units to evaluate, implement and monitor internal personal data protection compliance policies, procedures, controls and/or remediation measures, as may be needed from time to time;
  • Review regularly the Company’s procedures, practices and documents to identify possible weaknesses and risks;
  • Review, develop and oversee the Company’s policies on data privacy and protection;
  • Implement and manage the legal compliance programmes to mitigate risks; and
  • Provide personal data protection training to relevant employees.
  1. Other Compliance Work
  • Advise business units on compliance and ethics issues;
  • Provide legal support to compliance-related disputes and investigations;
  • Review and advise on legal and contractual matters.

Job Requirements

  • LLB with at least 3 years of post-qualification experience

  • Experience in personal data law, gained in a law firm or in-house, preferably as (i) a general corporate or commercial litigation lawyer with personal data protection / data privacy law experience or qualifications, e.g. Certified Information Privacy Professional; or (ii) a specialist personal data protection / data privacy lawyer; or

  • Ability to work independently and with cross-functional teams

  • Highly-analytical with strong attention to detail

  Please send applications/referrals to


  • Permanent / Full Time
SPH Media Trust  
  • Legal Services
    Media / Events / Advertising / Public Relations
    Printing / Publishing / Journalism
  • 1000 Toa Payoh North News Centre
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