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Contract and Data Privacy Manager



Zug, Switzerland
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Web3 Technologies Foundation

Contract and Data Privacy Manager

Zug, Switzerland - Hybrid - 50% - start immediately

Are Web 2.0 laws fit for the next iteration of the internet? Let’s find out together. Working in the Legal team of Web3 Technologies Foundation will provide you with the unique opportunity to help shape the legal framework governing the future of decentralised technologies.

Web3 Technologies Foundation accelerates the development and adoption of the decentralised web. We’re providing the framework and setting the standards for an ecosystem so that the most cutting-edge projects can work together, multiplying their benefit to society as a whole.

We’re building the future of identity, privacy, financial markets and commerce through blockchains and other cryptographic technologies. At the core of this work is Polkadot - a platform that enables blockchains of all kinds to interact and communicate with one another. This is an opportunity to work at the forefront of technological development and join in shaping the future of society for the better.

Web3 Technologies Foundation’s Legal team is critical to delivering our mission in a thoughtful, compliant and timely manner, while securing our freedom to innovate. The successful candidate will join the team, and work closely with internal and external partners to achieve these goals.

We are a lean team with a flat organisation. Due to the nature of this position, we are only considering candidates who already work in Switzerland (hybrid).


As part of our legal team, you will work closely with the finance, security and grants teams to help facilitate and coordinate the contract and data management process. Additionally, you will….

  • Develop and implement data management policies and procedures
  • Conduct regular audits of data processing activities
  • Work closely with the security team to ensure robust data protection mechanisms are in place
  • Maintain detailed records of data collection, storage, processing, and sharing activities
  • Serve as the point of contact for data-related queries and concerns
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive contract management system for the foundation
  • Review and manage all internal contracts and third-party vendor agreements
  • Collaborate with different functions to ensure consistent contract management practices
  • Provide assistance and support in contract negotiations and amendments
  • Work closely with the finance team to track contract-related expenditures and budget impacts
  • Prepare reports on contract status, renewals, and compliance for senior management


  • A strong foundation in legal studies or business administration, preferably a law student or a paralegal with experience in contract management and data privacy. This position is also open to experienced professionals seeking a flexible position.
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of people at all levels within the company
  • Ability to apply process improvement and innovation throughout the contracting lifecycle
  • Strong tech affinity and attention to detail

A Plus

  • In-depth knowledge of data privacy regulations, particularly the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Experience working in a startup
  • Project management experience
  • Familiarity with or a strong interest in the Web 3.0 movement, blockchain and other decentralised technologies


  • Competitive compensation and employee benefits
  • Company retreats at unique locations around Europe
  • Opportunity to be part of an interdisciplinary team working on cutting edge technologies
  • Flexible hybrid work and working hours (requirement to work 1- 2 days per week in our office in Zug, Switzerland)

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