Oviva AG

Volljurist:innen, Diplomjurist:innen, Syndikusanwält:innen, Wirtschaftsjurist:innen in Potsdam (Remote, Hybrid)

Senior Legal Counsel Privacy / Head of Privacy (m/w/d) Oviva AG

Why Oviva

Oviva is on a mission to help people achieve better health for good. By blending behavioural change therapy with our unique technology, our incredible team of passionate individuals, and innovative company culture, we are creating affordable and accessible programs to tackle diet-related health conditions such as obesity, diabetes and nutrition. We are an award-winning digital healthcare provider. Our unique approach allows us to drive better patient experience, accessibility, and outcomes, reducing associated healthcare system costs. We are rapidly expanding in Germany, Switzerland, France and the UK. Our proven go-to-market strategy has helped us become the largest digital health provider treating diet & lifestyle conditions in Europe.

You will be joining a Europe-wide organization that has treated over 225,000 people to date, is doubling in size year after year, and has recently raised $80m USD in its Series C funding round from leading global digital health investors.

As we scale our services and our team, we are looking for a talented and self-motivated Senior Legal Counsel Privacy / Head of Privacy (a)* as a part of our Legal and Compliance Team to deliver outstanding advice and support to our organisation.

Key responsibilities

  • Support the General Counsel with building up and shaping the group legal department
  • Design, propose and implement privacy processes that are the foundation of a modern, proactive and pan-european privacy function
  • Be the go-to person for all privacy matters and steer external counsel/DPO as needed
  • Draft and own all relevant privacy documentation and contracts
  • Own and evolve all privacy topics in our data security initiatives such as ISO 27001
  • Drive projects across the entire group and advise stakeholders in day to day matters
  • Implement data privacy trainings and create awareness among our colleagues
  • Support in general legal matters as required


  • Minimum 5+ yrs PQE and fully licensed German lawyer (2. Staatsexamen) or Master of Laws (LLM) with privacy certification and specialization.
  • Experience in the field of e-health and data privacy/security (ISO 27K)
  • Hands-on and willing to build up a best in class setup
  • Ownership and initiative in a high paced environment
  • Sound judgment, pragmatism and ability to quickly grasp new information
  • General understanding of software systems and development processes is a plus.
  • Outstanding communication skills in German and English required, French considered a plus.

Our offer

  • You are subject matter expert and in this position will shape the privacy operation of a truly european health tech provider
  • The opportunity to make a meaningful impact in revolutionising healthcare in Germany and beyond
  • Exciting and rewarding role in the high-growth environment
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Flexible working hours, hybrid working environment
  • Competitive Salary
  • 30 vacation days (plus bank holidays)
  • A trusting, appreciative and modern culture
  • Flat hierarchies in a motivated, dynamic and ambitious team

Having a culture that people want to work in, is very important to us and we're proud to say most of our team members would recommend working for Oviva. We do this by keeping our values are at the forefront of everything we do, from patient care to internal culture:

We put the patient first, We measure & improve, We tackle it together.

We are looking forward to your application via TalentRocket!

*(a) = alle: Vielfalt ist uns wichtig (a) = everyone

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