Senior Legal Counsel - dive into data, AI and privacy


Humlebæk, DK

Job Family:  Legal
Country/Region:  Denmark

Are you already a GDPR expert and ready to delve into the dawning era of automation, AI, and the accompanying legal frameworks?


Join us to work with data, AI and privacy rules and regulations in a commercial setting and apply a business partner approach as you collaborate with stakeholders across the globe.

“You’ll become part of a purpose-driven organisation – where we come together to make a difference for people with intimate healthcare needs,” explains Vice President & General Counsel Corporate Commercial and M&A, Anton Mikkelsen.


Corporate Commercial and M&A – a very collaborative team
 Joining Group Legal at our HQ in Humlebæk, you will become part of the Corporate Commercial and M&A team. Here, you will be met by a diverse group of colleagues, around 20 in total within the team and around 80 across Group Legal, IP & Business Ethics – all working together across different parts of the world.


Moreover, you will become part of a community of peers working with privacy within Coloplast. Likewise, you can look forward to collaborating with colleagues from various backgrounds when you participate in project teams of all sizes and constellations. 

“We all have a genuine interest in each other’s work. We might operate within different areas, but we’re still ready to share our two cents and provide input and perspective if you need it,” Anton elaborates. 

Become the legislative expert on data, AI and privacy

In this role, you will become a trusted business partner and advisor to all of Coloplast’s Business Units with regard to data, AI and privacy. 


Staying abreast of the regulations within your area, you collaborate with stakeholders on both day-to-day operations while also participating as the subject matter expert in a wide range of strategic projects with a global outreach.


Doing so, you ensure that legal considerations are integrated into all decisions around Coloplast’s digital offerings and aligned with business objectives. Moreover, you will:

  • Provide advice on all legal aspects of data, AI and privacy, including the use of data collected in most of the world, digital matters, IT and software development
  • Identify opportunities for commercial data utilisation 
  • Lead and coordinate legal workstreams relating to Coloplast’s digital offerings 
  • Maximise commercial opportunities while ensuring compliance with relevant rules

GDPR experience and a solid commercial understanding
You have extensive experience in privacy (GDPR) regulation and are poised to elevate your expertise into the legal realm of AI and the use of data in a broader sense. Your solid communication and interpersonal skills enable you to build trust across all organisational levels, and you know how to handle complex projects with several stakeholders. 

Moreover, you are known for your sound commercial understanding as well as your ability to balance legal risks with business needs. 


We also imagine that you:

  • Bring a Master of Laws (LL.M.) or Master of Business Law (cand.merc.jur.) 
  • Have several years of experience within your field, including 2+ years of experience as in-house legal counsel in an international organisation 
  • Have several years of in-depth experience working with GDPR
  • Have experience in advising in digital offerings
  • Are able to effectively communicate complicated laws, rules and regulations to a diversified group of stakeholders
  • Bring significant knowledge of regulation relating to the use of data in a broad perspective
  • Speak and write Danish and English effortlessly 

If you would like to know more about the position, please call Vice President & General Counsel Corporate Commercial and M&A Anton Mikkelsen on +45 49 11 16 59. We will take candidates into the recruitment process continuously, so do not hesitate to apply. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found. 


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 16.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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