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Data Privacy Counsel The candidate will serves as firm’s legal in-house subject matter expert and primary attorney, providing legal advice regarding a broad range of global data privacy issues. Will partner with senior leaders and influence cross-functionally to continue to develop and manage the global privacy program, oversee the information management program and be responsible for data use innovation and compliance with global data protection and privacy regulations. Partner with the CLO, CIO, CHRO, CECO and other executives to drive firm Corporation’s data stewardship vision. The Data Privacy Counsel will advise on day-to-day privacy compliance with regional privacy laws, and help manage compliance with firm’s global Privacy and Information Management programs. Reporting into the firm’s General Counsel the individual filling the position will work closely with other members of firm’s Legal, Ethics and Compliance, HR, and IT Security Departments. Serve as lead privacy counsel to global functions in connection with business activities. Be a leader in the strategy and implementation of the company’s global Privacy, Data Protection and Information Management policies. Provide advice on international privacy laws concerning cross border personal data transfers associated with employment matters and business transactions to ensure compliance with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements. Review, draft and negotiate privacy and data protection contract terms. Review data collection and use practices to ensure consistency and legal compliance. Maintain and monitor the organization’s global privacy requirement landscape and related procedures, data transfer requirements, notice and consent obligations and any other data collection requirements. Coordinate with the Records and Information Management Program Manager to advise on appropriate handling, storing, transfer, retention and destruction of records and data. Be a leader in the conduct of data privacy risk assessments and direct the development and implementation of data privacy risk mitigation activities. Work with management and key stakeholder groups and committees to ensure firm has and maintains appropriate data privacy consents reflecting current organization practices and legal requirements. Provide guidance regarding notification, disclosure and other legal obligations in connection with data security/privacy incidents and data privacy incident response programs. Serve as firm’s liaison to regulatory agencies regarding data privacy matters. Oversee delivery of data privacy training to facilitate and promote data privacy awareness within firm and related entities. Perform legal research and analysis on data privacy issues related to firm and its subsidiaries’ businesses; identify legal risks and develop compliant recommendations for such risks. Provide legal opinions and solutions for various issues or questions raised by the operational areas. Keep abreast of legal developments within designated subject matter and assist in the design and implementation of appropriate processes and policies. Provide practical and solution-oriented legal advice to business leaders. Analyze existing and developing firm programs and solutions to ensure they comply with applicable privacy and data protection laws and industry best practices. Draft privacy statements, enhanced notices and other disclosures, as needed. Work directly with business units, advising on all privacy and related regulatory issues. Performs other additional duties as assigned. Meets attendance and punctuality standards.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have Juris Doctorate Degree from ABA accredited law school or similar European qualifications. Must have 5+ years of experience in a role focused on data privacy law in a multinational company, top law firm or regulator and in a matrixed environment. Knowledge and proven track record of building and maintaining data privacy compliance programs and controls is required. Must be qualified, in good standing and admitted to the practice of law in a state, Florida preferred. Fluency in written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of additional languages a plus. Deep substantive knowledge of US, EU and other global privacy laws, including GDPR, Privacy Shield, PIPEDA, FTC Act/Section 5 is required. Certified Information Privacy Professional accreditation preferred.
Req Number 2017-17862
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