Coca-Cola Jobs in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Coca-Cola Jobs in Kenya 2021
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Data privacy & cybersecurity Senior Legal Counsel (EMEA) 

Location: Africa, Turkey
or Dubai

Company: The Coca-Cola

Position Overview:

You will be part of a
global privacy and cybersecurity legal team in a dynamic global business. The
position is located in Africa, Turkey or Dubai, and you will work with a
privacy team located across Europe and the U.S. led by our Global Chief Privacy

The role would suit a candidate that has an international outlook and
ability to interact with legal and business colleagues around the globe on a
variety of privacy and cybersecurity matters.

About the role:

The successful candidate

  • Work on a wide range of data privacy and
    cybersecurity matters in connection with the company’s business and its
    compliance requirements
  • Manage the EMEA privacy and legal cyber strategy
    and provide high quality legal advice to members of the global law
    department and business teams
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant areas of
    data privacy and cybersecurity laws; manage and lead multi-stakeholder,
    incident investigative teams
  • Provide proactive advice in a creative and business-centric

What you will do:

  • Assist with defining a global legal privacy and
    data strategy that enables the use of data to accelerate growth.
  • Provide sound, clear and succinct recommendations
    and analysis to senior stakeholders and business teams around data use and
    management that enables innovation to move forward and break new ground.
  • Provide oversight & guidance over all EMEA
    legal matters relating to privacy, with a focus on ensuring the Enterprise
    receives strategic and solution-oriented privacy solutions in an optimized
    and networked fashion.
  • Support our businesses with legal advice relating
    to data privacy and other relevant areas of law, including
    cybersecurity,  with a focus on the EMEA region.
  • Advise, draft, and negotiate data privacy and security
    clauses in contracts and prepare data processing agreements, as part of
    external contract review or internal templates and modifying data privacy
    template clauses with third parties such as marketing partners, suppliers,
    and others.
  • Advise our businesses on privacy and cybersecurity
    matters related to new and existing products, projects and business
  • Develop and implement data privacy policies and
    terms of use, as well as policies and procedures to mitigate privacy and
    security risks.
  • Manage investigations, law enforcement and data
    subject rights requests that may arise from time to time.
  • Instruct external law firms and external counsel
    as required.
  • Collaborate with our legal teams across the region
    as well as globally, including, EU, Singapore, and Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    HQ, to ensure standardization and alignment on data privacy matters.
  • Manage privacy compliance strategy by designing,
    implementing and managing compliance efforts relating to EMEA data privacy
    and data security laws. 
  • Conduct gap analysis between EMEA data privacy and
    data security laws and the GDPR, CCPA. LGPD, and other laws.
  • Refine, improve and manage the company’s EMEA
    privacy program, including privacy policies, internal privacy protocols,
    compliance plans, a privacy review process, and privacy training.
  • Keep current on existing and proposed privacy
    legislation and communicate implications for the company and lead the
    region’s strategic response and activities to adapt to privacy legislation
    in alignment with the Chief Privacy Officer.
  • Proactively enable utilization of data in a manner
    that will allow the Company to maximize value and minimize risk.
  • Perform and or oversee initial and periodic
    information privacy risk assessment/analysis, mitigation and remediation.
  • Conduct related ongoing compliance monitoring
    activities in coordination with the organization’s other compliance and
    operational assessment functions.
  • Work with senior leaders, security and corporate
    compliance officer to embed governance for the privacy program in the
  • Foster strong, networked collaboration among
    Practice Group, business clients and Legal professionals in the EMEA
    Organizational Units to ensure legal services are provided in the most
    efficient and effective manner globally.  
  • Works closely with EMEA Operating Units legal
    teams and other Practice Circles ensuring they collaborate for seamless
    delivery of legal support.
  • Identify work that should not be done, as well as
    work which can be addressed through digitization, standardization and


  • Qualified as an attorney in EMEA;
  • A degree or relevant experience in the computer
    science, engineering or software and/or digital forensic fields is an
    added advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in

Experience &
Knowledge Requirement:

  • 5-8+ years of professional experience as with deep
    knowledge of privacy and data protection laws in the EMEA region,
    including but not limited to Bahrain, Egypt, Kenya, So. Africa, Turkey;
    and experience with a wider range of global data privacy and cybersecurity
     laws, including EU GDPR, US (e.g. CPRA), Brazil LGPD, Canada PIPEDA
  • Requires a strong understanding of existing and
    emerging legal and regulatory developments in the EMEA region impacting data
    privacy and cybersecurity, including identifying regulatory trends and
    evaluating the potential business impact, and the ability to manage
    incident investigation teams composed of various stakeholders
  • Requires a knowledge of relevant European laws and
    international laws is an advantage
  • Prior experience with large, complex and
    multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Expertise in pseudonymization, anonymization and
    de-identification methodologies;
  • Expertise with O2O/digital commerce industry;
  • Experience in handling investigations, including
    communication with authorities and other external parties would be an
  • Knowledge of various EMEA antitrust and data
    transfer tax laws;

Functional Skills:

  • Strong analytic capabilities and written and oral
    communication skills. Attention to detail is a must.
  • Imperative to have excellent communications skills
    to communicate clearly with senior leadership and senior managers. 
  • Cybersecurity, Privacy and other investigation
    handling requires ability to communicate with judges, authorities,
    opposing counsel and outside counsel. 
  • Proven ability to work as part of diverse and
    multi-cultural teams of both legal and business colleagues
  • Demonstrated business judgment and ability to
    prioritize in fast-paced environment
  • Commercial-minded, solutions-oriented with a
    pragmatic and creative approach.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with proven
    experience in relationship building and partnering with both legal and
    business colleagues. Must work well in both team and individual settings.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the
    ability to handle high volume of work efficiently, recognize priorities,
    manage time effectively and meet deadlines

How to apply


Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Manager

East and Central Africa

Job Location: Nairobi,

Company: The Coca-Cola

We deliver enhanced
consumer protection and global advocacy to ensure our business maintains
license to operate in all markets. This role implements and develops our
global regulatory harmonization initiatives on food additives and contaminants
to protect existing ingredients and to support product innovation and growth.
You’ll be responsible for analyzing the impact of proposed new global food
standards and seeking opportunities for regulatory alignment to remove barriers
to business growth. We’ve looking for a candidate with strong leadership in the
global regulatory initiatives that understands the technology and innovation as
they relate to the food and beverage industry.  

What You’ll Do for Us

  • Analyze, provide advice, and help develop
    strategies on proposed global food standards and potential trade issues
    related to food additives and contaminants relevant to foods and beverages
    (e.g., Codex, WHO, FAO, WTO)
  • Prepare and advocate company positions on global
    food standards to internal and external stakeholders
  • Identify opportunities for regulatory alignment in
    collaboration with the Scientific & Regulatory Affairs network and
    manage such projects
  • Provide guidance on regulatory issues to internal
    clients and help develop innovative solutions
  • Guide and assist in preparing regulatory
    submissions on beverage ingredients to global organizations and other
    regulatory authorities
  • Manage the distribution of information on global
    standards, positions, and other regulatory information to internal clients
    as needed

Qualifications &

  • Master’s Degree in toxicology, food science, or
    equivalent required. PhD is a plus.
  • 5+ years of work experience in beverage or food
    industry in scientific and regulatory affairs or relevant related field in
    food industry, government or related industry in similar roles managing
    regulatory issues impacting products, ingredients, and labeling
  • Experience in international food standard setting
    processes and reviewing and analyzing proposed standards
  • Understanding of the key issues and the relevant
    regulatory and scientific proof points to support regulatory advocacy by
    developing positions to support innovation of ingredients, products, or
  • Understanding the technological need for food
    additives and typical contaminants found in foods and their regulatory
    principles defining the permissibility and limitations of use.
  • Understanding of key trade associations and global
    regulatory policy landscape affecting food and beverage industry

What We Can Do For You

  • Purpose Driven: Purpose driven approach that
    empowers our people to protect the environment and communities we serve
    while delivering safe & quality products.
  • Global Connections: Allows you to develop,
    enhance and maintain global connections that allow us to move faster and
    learn from others.
  • Community of Belonging: We’re an organization
    that believes our ability to continually grow and build the right
    atmosphere where people feel safe and empowered, lets you bring your best
    self to work.


Leadership; Product
Development; Chemistry; Sustainability; Environmental Science; Microbiology
Testing; Researching; Project Management; Food Sciences; Food Technology;
Communication; Food Safety and Sanitation; Laboratory Testing; Quality Control
(QC); Green Solutions; Sensory Testing; Data Collections; Continuous
Improvement (CI)

Our Purpose and Growth

We are taking deliberate
action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose,
to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take
an expansive approach to what’s possible and believe in continuous learning to improve
our business and ourselves. We focus on four key behaviors – curious,
empowered, inclusive and agile – and value how we work as much as what we
achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company
continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit 
Our Purpose and Vision to learn more
about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at

We are an Equal Opportunity
Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for
employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual
orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis
of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. When we
collect your personal information as part of a job application or offer of
employment, we do so in accordance with industry standards and best practices
and in compliance with applicable privacy laws.

How to Apply