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Data Privacy Attorney in Tallahassee, FL

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Data Privacy

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA Tallahassee, FL

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Aug 07,2017

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Compliance and Ethics Counsel Manager, Data Privacy The candidate will report to the Compliance and Ethics Counsel Associate Director. Will understand the triggers and requirements for performing DP activities and processes for executing these (for example, privacy reviews, Data Protection Impact Assessments and recording of processing activities) and manage and perform such activities. Provide advice to the GU Privacy and Security Leads, on how to support client facing and internal teams on DP activities such as contract negotiations, new offerings, internal projects, client contracts, M&A activity, individual complaints and requests for exercise of individual rights and on IS activities. Participate in the management of data security incidents in accordance with company processes, in alignment with other relevant stakeholders (for example as advised or requested by company's Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT)). Manage and maintain required processes for the Data Privacy Center of Excellence. Support the DPO in driving DP risk management and improvement. Work with stakeholders (e.g. Information Security (IS), account teams, other corporate functions) on DP law, compliance and risks as required (for example by providing input on any changes to scope in controls or processes required as a result of new local laws). Manage the handling of individual rights requests. Implement essential elements of the GDPR and other DP laws by inputting into policies, plans and processes. Provide DP support for global information systems. Recognize and appropriately deal with conflicts of interest and other concerns. Monitor compliance by reviewing information provided by central audit and monitoring teams (for example Internal Audit and Security Assessments team). Assist GU Privacy and Security Leads in interpreting such information. Manage requests from regulators - information, inspection, audit - and any enforcement action. Advise GU Privacy and Security Leads in ensuring that local filings/notifications of systems and data processing are maintained and any required authorizations obtained. Provide input into global and local DP training and awareness programs as requested by the DPO. Support the DPO in requiring GU Privacy and Security Leads to actively promote local engagement (including with senior leadership) on DP topics, for example by delivering training and awareness programs based on globally packaged materials. Actively foster and promote a DP culture within the organization. Be able to speak knowledgeably on DP to client facing and internal teams and direct their queries appropriately and be able to speak at external conferences and events. Keep up to date with DP topics such as regulatory guidance and enforcement action, activities of relevant industry and standards associations etc. Advise the DPO and GU Privacy and Security Leads in reporting on agreed DP topics to leadership, local boards, and regulators as required. Raise trends, potential threats, concerns or other information within Legal, IS and other stakeholders as appropriate.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Law degree. CIPP, CIPM, CIPT, CISSP and/or CISM preferred or willingness to obtain within a short period. Must be a qualified lawyer with 5+ years of relevant experience in the data privacy (DP) field. Experience in DP program design and management is preferred. Strong expertise in European and other DP laws and practices and an in-depth understanding of the GDPR is desired. Strong legal advice and drafting skills in a data privacy role an asset. Project management experience is a plus. Experience in preparing and delivering trainings is ideal. Experience with privacy and security risk assessment and best practices, privacy certifications/seals, and information security standards certifications a plus. Candidates with relevant data privacy experience at a global company in the technology and IT sector are preferred. Should have English language proficiency. Other languages may be an advantage (in particular Spanish or Portuguese) (for example, in order to be able to communicate with regulators).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
2002 Old St. Augustine Road
Suite E-45
Tallahassee, FL 32301